OPB | Dec. 07, 2015
Six months after the Portland Police Bureau added more officers to its gang team, the rate of gang violence in the city is at an unprecedented high.
OPB | June 05, 2015
Portland police say they're putting more resources toward responding to the recent increase in gun violence and gang-related activity.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014
We continue our occasional series highlighting different responses to gang violence in Oregon with a look at a boxing program in Medford, part of a larger approach called Keep Encouraging Youth (KEY).
OPB | July 22, 2014
TUESDAY: We start our occasional series profiling different responses to gang violence around the state with a look at a faith-based mentorship program called 11:45.
OPB | July 14, 2014
MONDAY: Two members of Portland's Gang Violence Task Force discuss how officers are responding to the recent spate of gang-related shootings and their broader approach to combat youth violence.
OPB | July 10, 2014
THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.
OPB | May 07, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A gang task force spent two years studying community members' perceptions of gang activity in the Southern Oregon county.
OPB | May 05, 2014
MONDAY: University of Oregon professor Jennifer Freyd worked on the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.
OPB | April 01, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll get the latest on the Oso landslide and talk with Clackamas County about the new geological maps designed to identify landslide-prone areas.
OPB | Feb. 19, 2013
We'll ask researcher Jeffrey Sprague how schools in Oregon and around the country are using assessment and screening tools to identify early signs of disruptive behavior.
OPB | Jan. 16, 2013
Violent video games are often blamed for violence in the real world. How much of an influence do these games have?
OPB | Jan. 09, 2013
Several years ago, the state found that Oregon youth age 16-25 were 80 percent less likely to get the mental health care they need compared with other age groups. How have things changed since then?
OPB | Jan. 07, 2013
After recent mass shootings, people are answering this question in very different ways.
OPB | Jan. 02, 2013
What resources do parents need when their kids struggle with behavioral or emotional problems?
OPB | Dec. 19, 2012
What security measures are schools taking to prevent shootings?