25 OE organizers arrive within minutes to help keep site calm for Eugene Police and Medics
This is the 5th time that OE first responders have helped to save a life.
More than two dozen Occupy organizers and supporters arrived within minutes of notification. After establishing facts regarding the situation, they coordinated a peaceful vigil at the crime scene. Members of OE involved in the incident were given full community support. OE police liaisons provided relevant information to EPD officers. Police Chief Kerns, Lieutenant Kamkar, and City Councilor Ortiz were also on site. Lieutenant Kamkar did not expect any arrests as of 1:30am.
This press release has been approved by the General Assembly of Occupy Eugene.