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Oregon Police Hold "Summit" to Build Community's Trust

October 18, 2018
"Building Bridges of Understanding in Our Communities came together in September 2016, at a time of heightened tensions in our country and polarizing political rhetoric," said the City of Portland on its website.

Oregon Man Started Fire in Attempt to Ambush First Responders

October 18, 2018
The man—identified as 65-year-old Lance Taylor Jacobs—reportedly set the fire in an attempt to lure police officers and firefighters in an ambush attempt.

Oregon City Ordered to Pay Officer Fired for Controversial Facebook Posts

October 15, 2018
The City of West Linn, OR, must pay at least $100,000 in back pay to former officer Tom Newberry, who was fired last year for controversial Facebook posts.

Oregon Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man Holding Woman Hostage

October 12, 2018
Portland (OR) police fatally shot a man—reportedly armed with a knife—holding a woman hostage at the Del Rancho Motel in Southeast Portland, according to OregonLive.com.

Video: Oregon Man Tries to Grab Officer's Gun in Courtroom Confrontation

October 12, 2018
An Oregon man—identified as 27-year-old Patrick Lemmon—abruptly got up from his seat and attempted to grab the gun of an officer sitting just feet to his left. The incident was captured on video made public on YouTube by The Oregonian.

Oregon Man Tries to Grab Officer's Gun in Courtroom Confrontation

October 12, 2018
An Oregon man—identified as 27-year-old Patrick Lemmon—abruptly got up from his seat and attempted to grab the gun of an officer sitting just feet to his left. The incident was captured on video made public on YouTube by The Oregonian. Lemmon was seated in a Lincoln County (OR) courtroom without any sort of restraints, because a judge had denied deputies' request. More here.

ICE Union Sends Letters to Oregon Mayor, State AG over Protest Response

October 4, 2018
The union is unhappy with Mayor Ted Wheeler's words expressing support for the protesters and his insistence that police "stand down" and allow the protests to continue unabated—even at times ignoring 911 calls from agency employees being menaced by the protests.

Oregon Police Recruiter Fired for Giving Applicant Answers to Exam Questions

September 24, 2018
A recruiter with the Portland (OR) Police Departmen, who allegedly gave an applicant the questions and answers for an entry-level job interview, was reportedly fired this year for "significant misuse of authority," according to The Oregonian.

Oregon Police Arrest Author of "How to Murder Your Husband" for Allegedly Killing Her Husband

September 13, 2018
Police in Oregon have arrested a romance novelist—who once penned an essay titled "How to Murder Your Husband"—for allegedly killing her husband.

Oregon "Cop Watcher" Faces Charges of Violating Stalking Restrictions

September 12, 2018
A man who had been ordered to stay away from Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw has turned himself in to police for violating that court order.

Oregon Citizens Walk to Support Wounded Police Officers

August 28, 2018
A group of military veterans, law enforcement personnel, and community members marched 12 miles on Saturday to show support for—and raise awareness of—Operation Enduring Warrior and Task Force Sentinel, which extends support to military veterans and law enforcement officers who have been wounded on duty.

Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Sworn in as Oregon Police Officer

August 24, 2018
When gunfire erupted at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas last October, Lauren Card fled from the sounds of the guns. Now, she has sworn an oath to run toward danger to protect others as a member of the Springfield (OR) Police Department.

Panel Revokes Former Oregon Police Chief's Certification for 10 Years

July 27, 2018
The Oregon Board of Public Safety Standards and Training voted 14-to-4 to revoke former Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea's police certification for 10 years for dishonesty.

Portland Police Clear Out Anti-ICE Protest Camp

July 25, 2018
Officers in crowd control gear moved in to clear out the Occupy ICE PDX camp after an announcement on social media, and at the site via bullhorns, that any remaining protesters must leave. More Here.

Video: Portland Police Clear Out Anti-ICE Protest Camp

July 25, 2018
Officers in crowd control gear moved in to clear out the Occupy ICE PDX camp after an announcement on social media, and at the site via bullhorns, that any remaining protesters must leave.

Anti-ICE Protesters Yelled Racial Slurs at Federal Officers in Portland

July 25, 2018
Another officer, who is a woman of Hispanic and Native American descent, said she was called derogatory terms for Hispanic people and told she is “a weak female” and a “traitor.”

Police Union President: Portland a "Cesspool" Amid "Failed" Homeless Policies

July 17, 2018
The president of the Portland Police Association posted a lengthy statement on Facebook on Monday in which he slammed the city's mayor for his response to the homelessness crisis, saying Oregon's largest city has "become a cesspool."

Oregon Man with Over a Pound of MDMA Crashes Into Police Car

July 16, 2018
An Oregon Man — identified as 25-year-old Toren Paul Flom — was in possession of 458 grams of the psychoactive drug, Molly/MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) in his vehicle when he crashed his car into a Portland police vehicle.

Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers who Sparked Standoff

July 11, 2018
President Trump on Tuesday pardoned the Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment for setting fires on federal land sparked a 41-day standoff between law enforcement and individuals sympathetic to the ranchers.

Oregon Sheriff Says He Couldn’t Detain Man Who Was Deported 20 Times

June 12, 2018
Sheriff Mike Reese issued a statement Monday saying, “This terrible incident is concerning for everyone. We held the defendant until he could not be legally held any longer.”
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