Protests for September 8


On Tuesday evening, as wildfires kicked up across the state of Oregon, protesters marched from Waterfront Park to the TriMet transit police offices in Old Town. They were blocked at several points by police lines, and marchers diverted around them, then decided to march to the Central police precinct. Next they moved to City Hall nearby, dancing and some freestyle rap, before being dispersed again. Arrests happened at several points during the march and dispersals, including that of a reporter, and one arrest that led to a medical emergency for the protester (graphic video is marked below). Many protesters left after this disturbing arrest, and the night ended with no other significant activities.

Scheduled Events

Waterfront Park Direct Action March – 8 PM


Protesters are gathered in Waterfront Park, near the Burnside Bridge. Smoke has returned, this time from wildfires to the south of us near Salem and Woodburn.

The protest is blocked again at NW Naito and Davis:

The protest continues to move to another location:

Graffiti on City Hall:

Portland police announce that a large section of downtown is closed:

CW for a medical emergency during an arrest:

Reporter @KohzKah was arrested tonight:





When Portland police use tear gas, protesters aren’t the only ones breathing it

The Oregonian

Nearly 2 in 3 Portland voters view Mayor Ted Wheeler unfavorably, even more favor new police oversight system, poll shows

Willamette Week

I Live in East Portland. Riot Police Threatened Me in My Yard.


Agencies present

  • Portland Police Bureau

Munitions used

Number of arrests



  • Interfering with a Peace Officer 
  • Resist Arrest
  • Disorderly Conduct II 
  • Attempt Escape III