Officers to provide extra patrols at LGBTQ nightclubs, pride eve - KPTV - FOX 12

Officers to provide extra patrols at LGBTQ nightclubs, pride events after Orlando shooting

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Officers will be providing extra patrols in the downtown Portland entertainment district, specifically at bars and nightclubs that are popular with LGBTQ community members after the mass shooting in Orlando.

Additionally, officers will be enhancing presence at this week’s pride events in conjunction with Portland Pride Week.

The Portland Police Bureau and Acting Chief Donna Henderson “expressed their deepest sympathies to those victims, families, friends and first responders affected by the unimaginable tragedy overnight at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.”

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