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Portland PD Chief Wants to Transform Training From 'Fear-Based' to 'Competency and Confidence'

June 16, 2010
A month into his new job as Portland's police chief, Mike Reese said Tuesday he wants to transform training from a "fear-based model" -- where officers are taught to think a motorist reaching toward a floorboard is going for a gun -- to one founded on "competency and confidence" -- where a mentally ill man isn't treated like a bank robber.

Officers and LE Support Groups Boycott Portland Cafe

June 10, 2010
Officers and supporters of law enforcement have organized an online boycott of the Red and Black Cafe in Portland (Ore.), where an officer was served coffee and then asked to leave.

Business at Portland Cafe Increases After Police Officer Asked to Leave

June 8, 2010
The vegan establishment was deluged with customers in the two days after news came out last week that one of the co-owners had served coffee to a Portland police officer, then kicked him out.

Rules of Engagement

May 7, 2010

They wanted to know why Walters didn't shoot the knife out of Collins' hand? Shoot to maim? Why would Walters be in fear for his life since he was wearing body armor? And they wanted to know, could an X-acto knife really kill you?

Portland Settles Sexual Harassment Suit With Fired Cadet

April 6, 2010
While training at the state police academy, Nicole Whitley, who was fired in May 2006, says she was asked by a lieutenant to wear additional layers of clothing.

Anarchist Black Bloc Protests Portland Police Shootings

March 30, 2010
The group, calling itself Black Bloc, first gathered about 5 p.m.in the South Park Blocks, near Southwest Salmon Street and Park Avenue. Protesters then began marching toward the Willamette River, chanting slogans and carrying signs.

One Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting at Portland's Hoyt Arboretum

March 23, 2010
A Portland police officer shot and killed a man Monday afternoon in Southwest Portland's Hoyt Arboretum, but the victim's name and age were unavailable Monday evening.

Portland Officer Who Harassed Female Recruits Resigns

August 6, 2009
A Portland patrol officer accused of harassing female officers resigned before his termination hearing earlier this week, KGW.com reports.

Portland Mobilizes Against Gang War

January 13, 2009
Though the city's homicide rate and overall crime rate are down, gang violence has increased sharply over the past year, with a rapid rise in shootings in the past month. On Friday, law enforcement officials sounded an alarm about the surge of violence, the same day one of the victims was buried in North Portland.

Portland Police "Most Arrested" List Faces ACLU Challenge

January 9, 2009
For the first time since Portland police created a secret list five years ago identifying the 35 most-frequently arrested petty criminals in the city's core, the American Civil Liberties Union and a trio of defense attorneys are challenging its constitutionality.
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