Articles in Category: Street & Gang Violence

Oct 08 2015

Responder Life Rest Stops Offer Care and Support to Police and First Responders

Posted in Happenings, Stories, Street & Gang Violence

Responder Life Rest Stops Offer Care and Support to Police and First Responders
More than 20,000 first responders work in the tri-county Portland area: police, fire fighters, emergency medical and corrections personnel. They go into places and communities where most of us fear to tread. They respond to tragic accidents and fires. Every day they deal with issues of mental illness, misfortune, abuse, or unspeakable crimes.