Tagged: Prison

Examining America's Prisons One Photo At A Time

OPB | Aug. 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland-based photo blogger, Pete Brook curates photography about American prisons.

Clemency Offers Little Relief For Washington's Prison System

OPB | July 29, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: As the prison population continues to grow, and older inmates put stress on the system, clemency is a narrow avenue for relief.

Oregon State Agencies To Share Data On At-Risk Kids

OPB | July 08, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll learn more about a new initiative that will pool data among to identify risk factors for kids in Oregon's juvenile justice system.

Going To College Inside Prison

OPB | June 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: During finals week, we go inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to find out about the College Inside program.

Oregon Has the Lowest Percentage of Prisoners Serving Maximum Sentences

OPB | June 05, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: A study by The Pew Charitable Trusts found that less than half a percent of state prisoners serve their maximum sentence.

Proposed Law Seeks To Ban "Murderabilia"

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

TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.

Katherine Ann Power's Path To Peace

OPB | Nov. 01, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Katherine Ann Power was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for 14 years. She made a new life for herself in Lebanon, OR before deciding to turn herself in.

News Roundtable: May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Crime Rates Increasing In Medford

March 26, 2013 12:35 p.m.

Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.

Recommending Criminal Justice Changes

Dec. 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We'll talk with two members of Oregon's Commission on Public Safety about their new recommendations for the state's corrections system.

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