OPB | March 08, 2017
Uber recently came under fire after a former engineer reported sexual harassment and a culture of discrimination against women. UO law professor Liz Tippett says this sort of behavior isn’t unusual in the business world, but the solution may not lie in better HR practices.
OPB | March 26, 2015
THURSDAY: The Vera Institute of Justice is bringing their Safe Alternatives to Segregation (SAS) initiative program to Oregon.
OPB | Feb. 05, 2015
THURSDAY: Several county jails in Oregon now have video visitation alongside in-person visitation and some are exclusively using video visitation.
OPB | April 30, 2014
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.
OPB | April 22, 2014
MONDAY: Counties across Oregon no longer hold people in jail for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a judge ruled such holds unconstitutional.
OPB | Jan. 24, 2014
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
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.
OPB | July 24, 2013
The Oregon Department of Corrections and the related Oregon Corrections Enterprises have had a rocky year.
OPB | May 13, 2013
Voters around the state will decide on tax measures May 21 that would fund jail beds, law enforcement personnel and other public safety infrastructure.
OPB | March 26, 2013
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
OPB | Aug. 01, 2012
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.