Tagged: Gangs

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

OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:15 p.m.

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

June 19, 2012 9:35 a.m.

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

Shots Fired

Jan. 10, 2012 9:06 a.m.

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

Rob Ingram Remembered

Dec. 28, 2011 9:06 a.m.

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

Nov. 30, 2011 9:20 a.m.

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

July 29, 2011 9:30 a.m.

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?

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