OPB | Oct. 28, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.
OPB | Oct. 23, 2014
THURSDAY: The summit — a first of its kind in Oregon — will bring together businesses, government, and non-profit stakeholders to share best employment practices inclusive of those with criminal backgrounds.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll talk about how johns are prosecuted, and how that relates to the overall strategy of combating child sex trafficking.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014
We continue our occasional series highlighting different responses to gang violence in Oregon with a look at a boxing program in Medford, part of a larger approach called Keep Encouraging Youth (KEY).
OPB | Aug. 13, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Portland-based photo blogger, Pete Brook curates photography about American prisons.
OPB | July 22, 2014
TUESDAY: We start our occasional series profiling different responses to gang violence around the state with a look at a faith-based mentorship program called 11:45.
OPB | July 11, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll talk about a Portland initiative to remove the question about criminal convictions from job and housing applications.
OPB | June 05, 2014
THURSDAY: A study by The Pew Charitable Trusts found that less than half a percent of state prisoners serve their maximum sentence.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2014
TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2014
TUESDAY: Defendants found guilty in criminal cases in Clark County, Washington are paying far more in court fees than their peers around the state.
OPB | Aug. 06, 2013
The Washington State Supreme Court says the system is not doing enough to prevent racial discrimination in the selection of juries.
OPB | May 13, 2013
Voters around the state will decide on tax measures May 21 that would fund jail beds, law enforcement personnel and other public safety infrastructure.