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Monday, June 30 - Portland Peace Encampment Gets Their Stuff Back!

... pending the next illegal police raid. Monday, a frequent Peace Camper went to claim what police have taken.
Property Claims
Property Claims
Warehouse
Warehouse
Reclaimer
Reclaimer
3 carts
3 carts
Peace Encampment restored!
Peace Encampment restored!
Reclaimed Wisdom sign
Reclaimed Wisdom sign
"controversial" bushmonkey sign
Illuminate sign
Illuminate sign
New messages
New messages
Peace Encampment message
Peace Encampment message
Kendra James sign
Kendra James sign
signs
signs
Plant a Seed
Plant a Seed
The Property Warehouse on SW 17th and Madison (pretty much under Lincoln High's bleachers) should, in my opinion, be voted most strangely-level-headed-accomodating-arm-of-the-police-state. It was crazy. They did everything they could to return what had been taken and to try to account for what may be missing. And they were nice. One must wonder what nefarious plan for mind control this must be!

Anyway, their evil twins, The Confiscators and Harassers will certainly reappear and ensure there are many such trips to the affable backwater that is The Property Warehouse of the Bureau of Police of Portland. Until then.
egg-zelent! 02.Jul.2003 17:26

congrats

That's excellent you got the stuff back. Does that include the shelter in addition to the signs and stuff.

Yeah, the Property Room is kinda strange. They are the public face on (in this case) the theft and other crimes committed by the Portland Police Bureau and its officers. They are generally pretty accommodating at the Property Room, but, of course, it would be best if the cops would quit stealing your stuff in the first place.

PEACE

Indeed! 04.Jul.2003 17:00

Skwirl

I love how when you call the property room and they're busy, the message says, "Please wait, the teller is currently assisting another customer." Heh. "Customer!" The post-modern capitalist, consumerist implications of such a revelation truly boggle my mind.

I think, as a general rule, the non-uniformed employees of the PPD are nicer than the uniformed ones, although there's also a case to be made for there being good cops, but they're the ones that don't volunteer for jackbooted escapades like harassing peaceniks.

Anyway, keep up the good work peace campers.