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 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.