OPB | July 01, 2015
Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1. We talk to people around the state about how things will change.
OPB | June 04, 2015
Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris says the county will need to take out a loan to fund the sheriff's office.
OPB | June 03, 2015
A new study published by the CDC finds the most statistically distinctive cause of death in each state.
OPB | May 26, 2015
Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland) is sponsoring a bill to require recordings, but prosecutors are opposed.
OPB | May 21, 2015
We talk to Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe about what the county's public safety levy — passed this week — will mean for his department and the community.
OPB | May 20, 2015
We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.
OPB | May 15, 2015
We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.
OPB | May 06, 2015
How do school and law enforcement officials prepare for the worst without traumatizing students and staff?
OPB | March 12, 2015
In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.
OPB | Dec. 01, 2014
MONDAY: The "Driving While Black" app seeks to assist African-American drivers when they're pulled over.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.
OPB | Oct. 07, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland Police Chief Mike Reese will retire in early 2015.
OPB | July 14, 2014
MONDAY: Two members of Portland's Gang Violence Task Force discuss how officers are responding to the recent spate of gang-related shootings and their broader approach to combat youth violence.
OPB | Jan. 13, 2014
MONDAY: The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Oregon are challenging the federal government's attempt to access data in the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
OPB | Dec. 04, 2013
WEDNESDAY: A 2004 protest in Jacksonville, Oregon is at the center of a Supreme Court case involving qualified immunity for Secret Service agents.
OPB | Dec. 04, 2013
WEDNESDAY: The ACLU of Oregon wants to create a state standard for how law enforcement uses the data gathered from automatic license plate readers on police cars.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2013
MONDAY: Voters in Curry County rejected another public safety levy earlier this month. Is it time to ask the state for help?
OPB | Nov. 06, 2013
WEDNESDAY: Reserve police officers are volunteers who get virtually the same training as paid police officers. As we learned this week, they also face many of the same dangers.