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OR Supreme Court Rules Police Can't Take Suspect's Garbage Without a Warrant

The high court found that police had violated the Oregon Constitution’s protection against unreasonable searches because Lien and Wilverding had privacy interests in their trash and because the garbage hauling company acted as “an agent” of police by collecting the trash for a detective.

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Oregon County Gives Employee $100K to Settle Lawsuit Over "Blue Lives Matter" Flag

Guion-Pledgure complained to supervisors in late 2017 and early 2018 and voiced her objections about the flag with the Multnomah County chief operating officer in April 2018, according to the complaint.

Oregon K-9 Struck by Hundreds of Porcupine Quills During Pursuit

A K-9 with the Coos County (OR) Sheriff's Office suffered serious injury when it was struck by hundreds of porcupine quills during a pursuit of a wanted subject over the weekend.

Video: Police Union President Blasts Portland City Council for Anti-Cop Sentiment

Turner said the reason PPB is understaffed is because of the "intense anti-police sentiment in our city, that city council seems to share."

Oregon Sheriff Considers Restructuring Mutual Aid Agreement with Portland Police

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts had asked city leaders to cover the legal expenses of any deputy who is involved in a use-of-force incident, but that request was denied.

Oregon Officers Shoot, Kill Man Firing Rifle at Neighbor's Home

Officers were called out just before 10 p.m. on reports of gunfire. They arrived to find a man, later identified as James Young, 77, firing rounds from a rifle from his porch.

No Injuries to Suspects, Officers in Oregon OIS

An early morning incident in Oregon on Wednesday ended with two in custody after one suspect fled on foot and another stole an officer's patrol car.

New Oregon Police Recruits Failing Probation at High Rate

Portland, OR, police are struggling to fill officer vacancies as recruits wash out during probation at about double the rate they have in the past

Oregon Police Arrest Knife-Wielding Man Near Middle School

On Wednesday, officers with the Portland (OR) Police Department were called to investigate reports of a man armed with several edged weapons behaving erratically near a middle school.

Portland City Council Votes to Leave Joint Terrorism Task Force

In a 3-2 vote, elected officials in Portland, OR voted to withdraw the Portland Police Bureau from the national Joint Terrorism Task Force.