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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?

Curbing Gang Violence

OPB | June 15, 2009

What will it take to curb gang violence in Oregon?

Graffiti, Gangs and Growth

OPB | March 03, 2008

What's the best way to combat gang violence?