OPB | July 13, 2016
We talk to Eddie De La Cruz from Hermiston’s Hispanic Advisory Committee. We'll hear about law enforcement efforts to monitor the effects of marijuana on Oregon drivers. Finally, Olympic track star Alexi Pappas stops by.
OPB | July 01, 2015
Happy Valley has a zero-tolerance policy on use and possession of fireworks within city limits, and has created a "no-questions-asked" firework collection program.
OPB | June 04, 2015
Commissioner Kelley Minty Morris says the county will need to take out a loan to fund the sheriff's office.
OPB | May 26, 2015
Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland) is sponsoring a bill to require recordings, but prosecutors are opposed.
OPB | May 21, 2015
We talk to Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe about what the county's public safety levy — passed this week — will mean for his department and the community.
OPB | May 20, 2015
For the fourth time since 2012, Josephine County voters turned down a measure to increase funding to their sheriff's department.
OPB | May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | Dec. 10, 2014
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.
OPB | Sept. 02, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.
OPB | July 08, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll discuss the resignation of Curry County Sheriff John Bishop.
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 | Nov. 18, 2013
MONDAY: Voters in Curry County rejected another public safety levy earlier this month. Is it time to ask the state for help?
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 06, 2013
The co-chairs of the Ways & Means committee released their budget plan earlier this week. We'll dig into what it means for the session and the state.
OPB | Feb. 06, 2013
Baruti Artharee will be Mayor Charlie Hales's liaison to the Portland Police Bureau and other public safety organizations.
OPB | Dec. 18, 2012
We'll talk with two members of Oregon's Commission on Public Safety about their new recommendations for the state's corrections system.
OPB | Sept. 17, 2012
We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend.
OPB | April 03, 2012
Should Portland ban replica guns in public spaces, in light of police shootings that involved people in possession of such guns?
OPB | May 27, 2011
We'll take a look at bills lawmakers in Salem are considering that would change who goes into the Oregon State Hospital and how those that are there get out.