OPB | Jan. 24, 2014 12:45 p.m.
FRIDAY: Public officials from Oregon's economically struggling timber counties and the state capitol are gathering in Curry County to discuss funding public safety
OPB | Jan. 10, 2014 12:50 p.m.
FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.
July 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The Oregon Department of Corrections and the related Oregon Corrections Enterprises have had a rocky year.
May 13, 2013 12:30 p.m.
Voters around the state will decide on tax measures May 21 that would fund jail beds, law enforcement personnel and other public safety infrastructure.
March 26, 2013 12:35 p.m.
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
Aug. 01, 2012 9:06 a.m.
The Lane County Jail was forced to close 96 beds in late June due to budget cuts. Now it's seeing a revolving door of inmates.
July 23, 2012 9:20 a.m.
Four inmates have died in the Clark County Jail this year, including two suicides that took place in July.
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