Tagged: Police

Portland's Public Alert System Falters During Emergency

OPB | April 21, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: Portland's public alert system recently failed to notify residents of a dangerous situation.

Are Hip-Hop Shows Targeted By Portland Police?

OPB | March 04, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland MCs say police arbitrarily harass people who attend hip-hop shows, but PPB says they are concerned about large crowds of all kinds.

When Should You Not Call 911?

OPB | Jan. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The 911 service provider in Washington County is publishing the most ridiculous calls of the week in an effort to educate people about when not to call 911.

Woodburn Officers Allege Misconduct And Retaliation

OPB | Jan. 21, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Police officers in Woodburn are suing the city, claiming the police department systematically ignores misconduct and retaliates against whistleblowers.

The ACLU Wants More Restrictions On License Plate Data

OPB | Dec. 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The ACLU of Oregon wants to create a state standard for how law enforcement uses the data gathered from automatic license plate readers on police cars.

What It Means To Be A Reserve Officer

OPB | Nov. 06, 2013 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Reserve police officers are volunteers who get virtually the same training as paid police officers. As we learned this week, they also face many of the same dangers.

How Police Officers Talk A Would-Be Jumper Down

OPB | Nov. 04, 2013 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: What's it like to try to talk would-be jumpers out of taking their own lives, as Portland Police officers did recently on the Vista and Fremont bridges?

Oregon Vehicle Search Protections Shrink

July 30, 2013 12:45 p.m.

A case decided this week expands the ability for law enforcement to search vehicles without a warrant.

McMinnville Officers Sued For Alleged Brutality

May 31, 2013 12:50 p.m.

We'll get the latest on a police brutality lawsuit in McMinnville.

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May 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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