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Portland Balks at Terrorism Task Force Secrecy Requirements

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· Story link Portland, Ore. recently became the first city in the nation to pull out of a Joint Terrorism…

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Portland, Ore. recently became the first city in the nation to pull out of a Joint Terrorism Task Force agreement with the FBI, a reaction to the law enforcement agency’s refusal to share information with elected officials. Some 30 local organizations had opposed the city’s joining the task force because the FBI would grant security clearance only the to top police officials. (6/27/05)