Portland, the site of massive George Floyd protests, has been ravaged by violent crime since

Posted on AllSides July 18th, 2022
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Violent crime in Portland, Oregon, has drastically risen over the last three years, most precipitously in 2020, when the city saw near-nightly protests and riots over the death of George Floyd. 

"This report confirms the unfortunate reality of what we already knew – that gun violence is on the rise in Portland and that it is being driven by a very small percentage of our population," Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said in a statement Saturday following the release of the crime data. 

Researchers for the California Partnership for Safe Communities compiled...

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