Tagged: Jail

What Will Become Of Wapato Jail?

OPB | April 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland Police, film crews, and others have found creative uses for Multnomah County's Wapato Jail, but it hasn't housed any inmates since it was completed 10 years ago.

Oregon Counties Abandon Immigration Hold Policies

OPB | April 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Counties across Oregon no longer hold people in jail for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a judge ruled such holds unconstitutional.

Curry County Hosts Public Safety Summit

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

Lane County Sees Results Of Public Safety Levy

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.

A Rocky Year At The Oregon Department Of Corrections

July 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Department of Corrections and the related Oregon Corrections Enterprises have had a rocky year.

Voting On Public Safety Funding

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. 

Crime Rates Increasing In Medford

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.

An Update on the Lane County Jail Crisis

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. 

Deaths at Clark County Jail

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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