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IN Man Gets 10 Years for Throwing Firebombs at Police During Portland Riots

The Multnomah County (OR) District Attorney's Office says that in the late summer of 2020, Malik Muhammed traveled to Portland. "His criminal activity spanned September and October of 2020 and included four separate criminal incidents," the DA says.

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Portland Officers Saved Shooting Victim with Tourniquet

Both officers drew on their police bureau medical training. They carry Individual First Aid Kits. Officer Wyatt reached for the hemostatic gauze designed to stop the bleeding and packed it into the victim’s wound. Officer Raphael applied a tourniquet.

Grand Jury Finds Portland Officer Acted Lawfully in Fatally Shooting Carjacking Suspect

Multnomah County prosecutors announced Thursday the grand jury’s finding of a “not true bill” — a legal term stating an act was lawful — in the fatal Dec. 6 police shooting of Brandon L. Keck.

Portland Police Union Contract Includes Retention Bonuses

The agreement, which was released Tuesday, comes after more than a year of negotiations and is still pending final approval from each side. It covers officer salaries, bonuses for employee retention and a compromise on expanding Portland Street Response. It also includes the police bureau’s discipline guide as well as references to a new community oversight board.

Retired Portland Officers Show Little Interest in Returning

The Portland Police Bureau’s attempt to bring officers back amid record-low staffing levels is reportedly receiving a lackluster response.

Portland Police Launch Gun Violence Intervention Team

FIT will be focused on responding to shooting scenes and apprehending suspects. Team members also underwent training for treating gunshot victims and tactical training for situations such as traffic stops, emergency entries and clearing buildings.

Suspect Assaulted OR Officers with Fireworks, Bomb Squad Finds Blasting Caps

Police found the man on a local bike path after getting several early-morning complaints about gunshots. When officers tried to talk to him, the man allegedly began shooting the fireworks toward them.

Oregon Training Rules Could Prevent Portland from Hiring More Officers

The state requires that all new officers go to the state Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, and the academies the officers are required to complete are held at certain times with limited enrollment.

Portland Police Plan to Appoint Gun Violence Team by End of Week

The Focused Intervention Team joins an increasingly crowded field of initiatives aimed at curbing a surge in shootings and homicides. That includes the police bureau’s team dedicated to investigating gun crimes, a federal task force led by the FBI, federally deputized Portland police officers, and $6 million allocated to non-police interventions.

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OR Trooper Struck by Suspect, Critically Injured in Pursuit

A Life Flight helicopter was requested by responding officers at the scene, but due to adverse weather conditions, the helicopter was not immediately available. The trooper was taken by ground ambulance to Portland's Emanuel Hospital in critical condition

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