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News Release
Chief Outlaw Selects New Executive Team; Promotes Captains (Photo) - 04/16/18

On Monday, April 16, 2018, Chief Danielle Outlaw announced the new executive team for the Portland Police Bureau. She has selected Captain Bob Day, currently assigned to the Training Division, as the new Deputy Chief; Acting Captain Ryan Lee, currently assigned to Central Precinct, as the Assistant Chief/Operations Branch; and Jami Resch, currently assigned as the Acting Commander of North Precinct, as Assistant Chief/Investigations. Assistant Chief Chris Davis will remain in the Chief's Office as Assistant Chief/Services.

"Thank you to the community stakeholders who took part in the comprehensive process to select the new Deputy Chief. These selections were made after careful thought and consideration," said Chief Outlaw.

"These individuals have demonstrated leadership, creativity in the use of resources and ideas to get the job done, and willingness to make changes when and where they are needed. I am confident they will help implement my vision and goals for the Bureau and develop new leaders for the future.

"My sincere thank you to Assistant Chief Chris Uehara for his leadership and dedication to community engagement. He fully understands our need to reach out and build relationships and I appreciate his commitment. Thank you also to Acting Assistant Chief Dave Hendrie for stepping up to lead the Investigations Branch these past few months and playing a critical role when asked."

In addition, the Chief will promote the following Lieutenants to the rank of Captain:

*Michael Frome
*Erica Hurley
*Peter Mahuna
*Wendi Steinbronn

More information about lieutenants and sergeants promotions and assignments will be announced later this week. The new assignments are effective May 3, 2018.

The Chief also made changes to the Bureau's organizational structure. The Criminal Intelligence Unit will now report to the Chief's Office; and the Rapid Response Team, Canine Unit and Reserves Unit will report to the Tactical Operations Division. A new organizational chart can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/250329

A bio for Captain Bob Day can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/680633

Bios for the Assistant Chiefs can be found here: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/680634

Photos are attached to this release.


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