Mike Reese has a tough job ahead. The former Portland police chief, sworn last week as the new sheriff for Multnomah County, must restore confidence to an 800-member staff destabilized by outgoing Dan Staton while exemplifying to voters he'd be worthy of election to the office in November. Complicating things further is a question on the November ballot that will ask voters whether the sheriff's job should be an elected position at all rather than appointed. Read more @ http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/08/for_sheriff_mike_reese_repair.html
Mike Reese took the oath of office as the new Multnomah County sheriff Wednesday.
In a speech, he promised to focus on restoring public trust in the office and improving treatment of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system.
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