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Portland SERT (like SWAT) cops are sexist shitheads that train at nazi re-enactment camp

Recent articles about Portland's SERT are a bit unsettling.
A nazi-reenactor at Camp Rilea
A nazi-reenactor at Camp Rilea
A nazi-reenactor at Camp Rilea
A nazi-reenactor at Camp Rilea
A nazi-reenactor at Camp Rilea
A nazi-reenactor at Camp Rilea
According to a BOLI complaint filed by Portland police Sergeant Liani Reyna, the Portland Special Emergency Response Team (SERT), Portland's version of a SWAT team, is a bunch of sexist shitheads. The Portland Mercury has a couple good articles ( http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2010/02/23/more-on-campbell-shooting-sergeants-discrimination-allegations-ra-sert-team-where-every-mans-a-tiger-a-big-f_king-tiger-a-big-f_king and  http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2010/02/23/more-on-campbell-shooting-sergeants-discrimination-allegations-ra-sert-team-where-every-mans-a-tiger-a-big-f_king-tiger-a-big-f_king and  link to blogtown.portlandmercury.com) that I won't reprint. One interesting fact that emerged is that they train at Camp Rilea. Not only do military and police train there, but nazi reenactors dress up in nazi military crap there and pretend that they are nazis, including a SS Hitler youth brigade.

Some pictures from Camp Rilea's nazi parties are included. To be fair, the nazi-reenactors claim that they are not neo-nazis. Just nazi-reenactors.