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By Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ruda. – A member of Portland's City Council said Thursday that the newspaper reported that the commander of the Rapid Reaction Police team had exchanged friendly text messages. with the leader of extreme right-wing protests that shocked the city, confirms a conspiracy between some police and right-wing extremists.
"I'm not shocked and I'm not surprised by today's reports on the cooperation of Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Neiah with the Patriot Prayer Leader Joy Gibson over the text to help and support his hate marches," said counselor Joe Ann Hardesty in a statement.
Willamette Week received text messages through the request for public records between Niiya and Gibson.Text that allegedly shows that Nine had a friendly relationship with Gibson, often discussing Gibson's plans to show.Along with anti-fascist protesters, even if he has a warrant if thats does not commit a new crime.
"Just make sure that he does not do anything that can attract our attention." ̵
A police spokesman said that it is not unusual for officers who offer people to go to avoid being arrested by order, Willamette Week reports.
"In situations of crowd management arrest may not be safe or reasonable person at that time, so that arrest may be postponed or later later. It is not uncommon for officers to give guidance to someone to turn themselves into a warrant if Lt. Tina Jones said.
The police in Portland were blamed for protest in August last year when they were hard on people who suffered as a result of a rally by demonstrators from the extreme right side organized by Gibson.
"This story is like many which of them has c before, simply confirms what many people in the community already know – there are members of the Portland police who work in collusion with right-wing extremists, "she said.