It's official: Portland protest arrests well above 1,000

Portland Police Bureau officers aim crowd-control weapons at demonstrators near the East Precinct on Thursday, Aug. 6.

After more than 110 days of near-nightly demonstrations, those attending the Black Lives Matter protests in Portland have ended up with their arms zip-tied behind their backs more than 1,000 times.

The minimum total number of arrests made by Portland police, federal officers and other Oregon law enforcement agencies is now 1,062 — at least as of Tuesday, Sept. 29.