Portland’s embattled white police chief stood down so that a Black man could replace her

Portland’s white chief of police has stepped down to allow a Black officer to lead, according to the Associated Press (AP). Portland police have come under criticism for their response to George Floyd protests. Oregon’s ACLU described officers’ actions as “excessively violent.” Jami Resch, the outgoing chief, said her replacement Chuck Lovell is “the exact right person at the exact right moment,” according to USA Today. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Portland’s chief of police, a white woman, stood down from her role and handed over to a Black colleague, according to the Associated

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