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RNC Workers | Protesters At The RNC | Vancouver Anti-Gang Program

OPB | July 21, 2016

We'll hear from some of vendors and workers at the RNC, and then get a rundown of who's been protesting at the RNC. We then turn our attention to gang violence prevention in Vancouver.

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.

Fatal Shooting In N Portland Continues Violent Winter

OPB | March 03, 2015

TUESDAY: A 29-year-old man was shot and killed in Portland yesterday. It's the latest shooting in a season that has already seen an unusually high number of violent incidents.

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.

Jackson County Responds To Gang Activity

OPB | May 07, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A gang task force spent two years studying community members' perceptions of gang activity in the Southern Oregon county.

PPB Ramps Up Gang Enforcement

OPB | June 19, 2012

Portland Police Bureau is redistributing resources to target gang violence prevention this summer.

Shots Fired

OPB | Jan. 10, 2012

There were six shootings in Portland on Sunday and Monday and another one on Tuesday. What happened?

Rob Ingram Remembered

OPB | Dec. 28, 2011

In November Portland lost a true community leader: Rob Ingram. He died at 38 of a heart attack. Soon after his passing we talked to some people whose lives he changed.

The Legacy of Rob Ingram

OPB | Nov. 30, 2011

On Sunday, Rob Ingram, President of the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals and Director of Portland's Office of Youth Violence Prevention, died of a heart attack at 38. We speak to those whose lives he changed.

Naming Names

OPB | July 29, 2011

A report went public this month that named the gang affiliations connected with suspected gang-related violence. This broke standard operating procedure. Was it helpful to the public, police and gang outreach efforts?

Gang Shootings

OPB | June 08, 2011

Since last Friday there have been four three suspected gang-related shootings in Portland. What's happening? And how are you reacting to the violence?

Confronting Northwest Gangs

OPB | April 12, 2011

What's being done to combat gang activity in Northwest communities?

Addressing Gang Violence

OPB | Oct. 22, 2010

How are law enforcement and various agencies doing in their effort to reduce and prevent gang violence?

Cracking Down on Gun Violence

OPB | Sept. 03, 2010

What's the best way to combat gun violence?

Boy Scouts

OPB | April 14, 2010

What does the initial $1.4 million dollar verdict against the Boy Scouts mean for the organization?