Portland City Council Agrees to Re-Join JTTF (Portlandtribune.com)
In 2005, Portland became the only city in the country to leave the JTTF, amid civil liberties concerns. Six years later, the Portland City Council passed a resolution allowing the Portland Police to cooperate with the JTTF in a limited fashion, while remaining compliant with more restrictive Oregon law that regulates police intelligence activities.
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