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DHS Official: 113 Eye Injuries to Federal Police During Portland Protests

Ken Cuccinelli testified before a Senate subcommittee hearing on the violent protests in Oregon, saying that a number of officers have had "days-long blindness."

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Portland Protests Causing Millions in Overtime Costs for Police

The total overtime costs for the Portland Police Bureau through late July—the end of the last pay period—is almost $5.4 million. Further, accrued "comp time" will cost around $1.2 million.

DHS, Governor Reach Agreement to Withdraw Federal Officers from Portland Riot Response

“That plan includes the robust presence of Oregon State Police in downtown Portland,” Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said. “State and local law enforcement will begin securing properties and streets, especially those surrounding federal properties, that have been under nightly attack for the past two months."

Cache of Molotovs and Ammunition Found Near Portland Protest Site

Police in Portland, OR, discovered a number of rifle magazines as well as "Molotov cocktail" improvised incendiary devices as protests continued over the weekend. The bombs and ammo were found during a shots fired call.

Portland Commissioner Apologizes for Claiming Police Are Setting Fires

“I want people to know that I do not believe there’s any protesters in Portland that are setting fires, that are creating crisis. I absolutely believe it’s police action, and they’re sending saboteurs and provocateurs into peaceful crowds so they justify their inhumane treatment of people who are standing up for their rights,” Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty said.

At Least 3 Federal Officers Working Portland Riots May Lose Vision from Lasers

“When officers responded to put out these fires, glass bottles were thrown and lasers – which can cause permanent blindness – were shined in their eyes,” Federal Protective Service (FPS) Deputy Director of Operations Richard “Kriss” Cline said. “We have three officers who currently have eye injuries and they may not recover sight in those eyes from those laser attacks.”

Hackers Release Private Information on Officers Working Portland Unrest

Richard Cline, the Deputy Director of Operations for the Federal Protective Service, said the doxxing occurred despite attempts by the Portland police to hide the names of police officers overseeing the 55 solid days and nights of protests and riots around the city.

Rioters Set Portland Police Association Building on Fire

Rioters in Portland, OR, set fire to the headquarters offices of the Portland Police Association during a riot that turned ugly on Saturday night.

Oregon Officer Shot, Gunman Remains at Large

An officer with the Salem (OR) Police Department was shot and wounded early Friday morning and the suspected gunman remains at large.

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Black Portland Officer Says He's Been Target of Racism from White BLM Supporters

“It’s been very eye-opening,” Jackson said during the briefing, adding that he’s witnessed more minorities among his counterparts than within the crowds of “violent” protesters.