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Suspect Suspects

By scrapping its gang database, is Portland putting political correctness above public safety?

GANGS

THOMAS BOYD/THEORE GONIAN

HE WAS BUSTED FOR HIS FLANNEL coat—and not by the fashion police. The authorities stopped him on his way home from work and thought he was in a gang. Or so the man realized after police in Portland, Oregon, sent him a letter saying they’d added him to a list of known gang members.

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