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Report Examines Portland Police's Relationship With Hip Hop Artists

OPB |Dec. 17, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Following an incident at a club earlier this year, Portland’s Independent Police Review Division is making recommendations to improve the relationship between police and local hip hop artists.

Portland State University Poised To Vote on Armed Campus Police Force

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.

Planning For a Psychiatric Emergency Room In Portland

OPB |Dec. 08, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: The city wants to create a place for police to bring someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis.

Washington Researcher Is Developing Breath Test For Pot

OPB |Dec. 05, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A research team at Washington State University is working on a device that would measure THC in someone's breath, similar to existing alcohol breathalyser tests. 

New Report Recommends Changes At Portland Police Bureau

OPB |Dec. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Outside consultants have once again issued a report with recommendations for Portland Police.

New App Aims To Help Black Drivers Know Their Rights

OPB |Dec. 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: The "Driving While Black" app seeks to assist African-American drivers when they're pulled over. 

News Roundtable: November 26, 2014

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Portlanders React To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A small group of protesters gathered Monday night in Portland after learning a grand jury did not indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Portland Police Chief Mike Reese Announces Retirement

OPB |Oct. 07, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland Police Chief Mike Reese will retire in early 2015.

Finalists For Portland Compliance Officer Share Proposals in Public Forum

OPB |Sept. 29, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The Portland City Council is weighing three finalists for the job of compliance officer — the person responsible for making sure Portland Police follow the reforms outlined in the Department of Justice settlement.

Portland Police Chief and Union Leader Talk About Body Cameras

OPB |Sept. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk with Portland police chief Mike Reese and union president Daryl Turner about the issues that arise when considering whether to require body cameras for officers.

Reacting To The Portland Portland Police Bureau Settlement

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.

Reporter Update From Ferguson

OPB |Aug. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Associated Press reporter Nigel Duara gives us an update on the events in Ferguson, Missouri.

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?

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