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What’s Portland’s Gun Violence Reduction Team and why is it being dissolved?

Here's a breakdown of the GVRT's history, what it does and what will happen now that it's being disbanded.

Mila Mimica

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Published: 7:36 PM PDT June 10, 2020
Updated: 7:36 PM PDT June 10, 2020

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced earlier this week he would be disbanding the police bureau’s often criticized Gun Violence Reduction Team.