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Portland Riot Police Quit Unit En Masse After Officer Indicted for Assaulting Protester

HeadlineJun 21, 2021

In Portland, Oregon, an entire police crowd-control squad has resigned from their unit after a grand jury indicted one of its members. The mass resignation of about 50 officers came after officer Corey Budworth was charged with a fourth-degree misdemeanor assault charge for repeatedly striking a woman in the head with his club and knocking her to the ground at a protest last August.

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