Portland police: Dozens of officers resign from team that responds to protests after member is indicted – CNN

 

 

(CNN)About 50 officers assigned to the Portland police department’s crowd control team resigned one day after one of the team’s officers was indicted for allegedly using his department-issued baton to assault a protester last summer.

The wholesale resignation of the police department’s Rapid Response Team (RRT) took place after a Multnomah County grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday charging Officer Corey Budworth with fourth-degree battery. All the officers who resigned their positions on the team returned to their regular assignments

Source: Portland police: Dozens of officers resign from team that responds to protests after member is indicted – CNN