This would be such a loss for our city. I took photos of them last fall at their training clinic - they were doing such a wonderful job.
The Portland Mounted Patrol is in danger of being closed for good, due to budget constraints.
How can you help? 1. Email Mayor Hales and the Portland City Council Members, strongly urging them to maintain the Portland Mounted Patrol as an important part of Portland policing. (Email addresses included below). 2. Share this message with friends. 3. 'Like' the Friends of Portland Mounted Patrol Facebook page. (The number of followers on Facebook is a big help, plus the page will keep you updated on how you can help.)
Mayor Charlie Hales: firstname.lastname@example.org
Councilperson Nick Fish: email@example.com
Councilperson Amanda Fritz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Councilperson Dan Saltzman: email@example.com
Councilperson Steve Novick: firstname.lastname@example.org