|A Black Homeowner Hit in the Head by a Portland Police Officer Sues the City—and Names His Alleged Attacker|
|The complaint gives a narrative of what happened on the late summer evening in the Mill Park neighborhood.||On May 25, Warren filed a $400,000 lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court against the city of Portland for negligence and battery.|
Story by Latisha Jensen | https://www.wweek.com - Story Source
|Published on Tuesday June 1, 2021 - 7:29 AM|
Number 67: That's the only way Warren, 37, could describe the officer who he says struck him soon after he left his home to complain about tear gas wafting through his windows. The number—inscribed on the back of the officer's helmet—was the only identification visible on his uniform that evening.
To this day, the city has refused to disclose the officer's identity. But now Warren is suing the city. And for the first time, an officer has been named as a defendant in connection with the Sept. 5 incident: Detective Erik Kammerer.
THE LAWSUIT: On May 25, Warren filed a $400,000 lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court against the city of Portland for negligence and battery. The complaint gives a narrative of what happened on the late summer evening in the Mill Park neighborhood.
On Sept. 5, the complaint says, Warren was home in his East Portland residence when his son and his son's friend began screaming as they attempted to wash their eyes in the sink. Nearby, the Portland Police Bureau had deployed tear gas into a crowd of ...
Officer 67 a.k.a. Erik Kammerer
The Portland Police officer known as Officer 67 has been identified as Erik Kammerer and removed from duty after being caught on camera abusing protesters several times in recent months. Despite removing him from street duty, the city still refuses to publicly identify him, but we asked around and were provided with the above image that photographer Doug Brown posted on his website a few months ago (https://dougbrownmedia.com/blog/202…). The image clearly shows the name Kammerer on the officer's name tag. His face clearly matches that of the officer with the number 67 on the back of his helmet in the video below. We checked the State of Oregon DPSST website for licensed officers named Kammerer and found just one result for people named Kammerer working for the Portland Police Bureau (PPB). That record is for one Erik Wayne Kammerer with the DPSST number 29988.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler blames advice from the City Attorney's Office as why he will not release the identities of Kammerer and four other officers recently removed from street duty for using excessive force. While Wheeler cites "contractual issues" we all know the real reason. It is the same reason why officers began taping over their nametags in the first place. They are afraid of getting doxed online. Doxing police officers by posting their home addresses can be done legally by just about anybody because most cops are too stupid to know how to bury their addresses on Google and other search engines. As a result just about anyone can find out where they live and repost that information on websites like this one. We currently have a block in place preventing some addresses from being displayed to avoid being targeted by local law enforcement, so addresses like his will only be displayed on this site if the admin is kept from logging into his account for more than 14 days for any reason. Despite that it is easy for anyone to find out where Erik Wayne Kammerer lives in Happy Valley because he is the only person by that name that lives in that city. Just by Google "Erik Kammerer Happy Valley" without quotes and you won't need to pay a cheap background check website for his address like we did.