Rochester Mayor Malik Evans declares gun violence state of emergency

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The emergency declaration is a response to the recently released Portland Homicide Analysis report. The report showed a sharp increase in gun violence. Mayor Ted Wheeler is expected to make an emergency declaration on Thursday during a 2:30 p.m. news conference. You can watch a live stream of that news conference right here.
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2 NY Officers Shot, 1 Killed; Rochester Mayor Declares 'Gun Violence Emergency'

A police officer in Rochester, New York, was shot and killed on Thursday, while another was wounded, in a shooting that happened in the northeastern part of the city, authorities said. Both officers were hospitalized, but one of them later died, police confirmed. A third person was also wounded in the incident. Her condition and the circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately clear. In a July 22 press briefing, Rochester Police Department …

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Rochester Mayor Malik Evans declares gun violence state of emergency

It follows a recent string of violence.

5 months ago
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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declares gun violence emergency

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declared a gun violence emergency Thursday, which he said enables him to fast track his plan to reduce gun violence in the city.

4 months ago·Portland, United States
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Portland’s mayor declares state of emergency due to historic levels of gun violence

The mayor is tapping Portland’s former fire chief Mike Myers to serve as incident commander of the city’s emergency efforts to intervene in the lives of those responsible for shootings plaguing the city and those at risk of becoming victims.

5 months ago·Portland, United States
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Mayor Wheeler declares state of emergency over increased gun violence

"The listed goal of the plan is to reduce shootings and gun killings by at least 10%..."

4 months ago·Arlington, United States
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Wheeler to announce new emergency declaration amid continued gun violence

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- As shootings and homicides continue to skyrocket across the city, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is set to announce a new emergency declaration in an effort to combat the rising crime.According to his office, Wheeler will host a press conference on Thursday in response to the recently released Portland Homicide Problem Analysis report. Joined by representatives from the Portland Police Bureau, the Community Safety Division a…

5 months ago·Portland, United States
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