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.