Among 51 law enforcement agencies in Oregon, only Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office had significant disparities in two out of the three metrics used to assess bias in traffic and pedestrian stops, according to a state report analyzing data from traffic and pedestrian stops.
With more than 80% of Portland voters favoring the new board, Portland’s City Hall is pushing for legislation in Salem that could allow the city to sidestep the brewing fight with the union altogether.
The university says it will shift several of its armed officer positions into unarmed community service officer positions. It will do so by eliminating some sworn officer positions that are currently vacant, resulting in no University of Oregon Police Department employees being laid off or reclassified.
After a foot chase, sheriff's deputies shot and killed Kevin Peterson Jr. in the parking lot of a shuttered U.S. Bank branch. Multiple deputes fired at Peterson, but discrepancies quickly emerged over whether he ever shot his gun.
Protesters once again targeted the North Portland home of Commissioner Dan Ryan Thursday evening, hours after the newest council member cast a deciding no vote on an $18 million budget cut to police bureau.