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Cops’ DUI arrests put spotlight on the stresses officers face

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A recent string of DUII arrests involving officers is prompting the Portland Police Bureau to take a look at how they can help their own deal with the stresses of the job.

The most recent arrest happened in Gladstone Friday night. That’s when Officer Randy Vanderhoof, who was off duty, was found sleeping in his truck near a bus stop. Vanderhoof failed both a field sobriety and breath test. His blood alcohol level was not released.

Vanderhoof is a 19-year veteran of the Portland Police Bureau who was assigned to the K-9 Unit. He has since been reassigned to the Telephone Reporting Unit pending the DUII case and internal investigation.

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  1. Every one faces stress. It’s just that in the past, cops got a pass on criminal charges. Great to see them facing the same laws that apply to everyone else. This is truly Positive LEO. Glad you posted it, Rebecca,

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