Report Says PSU police should keep guns, get more training

February 23, 2019 / Phil Lesch

Portland State University should keep armed officers on campus, but those officers should receive more training and oversight, a Vermont-based consulting firm concluded in a report released Friday.

The 213-page report from Margolis Healy offered 115 suggestions to improve campus safety, from police training to campus lighting. The school review followed the June 29, 2018 fatal shooting of 45-year-old Jason Washington by Portland State Officers Shawn McKenzie and James Dewey. A Multnomah County grand jury declined to indict the officers on criminal charges in September.

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