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Portland Gang Violence Remains Higher Than Normal

OPB | Dec. 07, 2015

Six months after the Portland Police Bureau added more officers to its gang team, the rate of gang violence in the city is at an unprecedented high.

Gangs And Social Media

OPB | July 16, 2015

Prosecutors and police worry that social media use may actually be accentuating gang related violence in Portland.

Portland Police Responding To Gun Violence

OPB | June 05, 2015

Portland police say they're putting more resources toward responding to the recent increase in gun violence and gang-related activity.

Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program

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.

Responses To Gang Violence: Spartan Boxing And K.E.Y.

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).

Responses To Gang Violence: 11:45

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.

Responding To Summer Gang Violence

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.

Taking Stock Of Gang Activity In Multnomah County

OPB | July 10, 2014

THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.

Klamath Drought

OPB | May 14, 2010

What do farmers do when there isn't enough water to go around?