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Cascade president addresses lockdown

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Dear Cascade Campus Community:

The Campus was briefly placed under lockdown today in response to reports of shots fired off campus. While the campus was never in any immediate danger, Portland Police and PCC Public Safety nonetheless felt it was wise to err on the side of caution. The all-clear was given and the lockdown lifted at approximately 11:20 a.m.

I thank you all for your swift and orderly response to the alarm and lockdown. Again, while there was no immediate danger to the campus, your calm reaction helped ensure everyone’s safety.

Thanks,

Algie …

Algie C. Gatewood, Ed.D.

Cascade Campus President

Student Services Building, Room 209

705 N. Killingsworth Street

P.O. Box 19000

Portland, OR 97280

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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