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Oregon Locals Aid Eastern Ukraine

OPB | March 26, 2015

THURSDAY: Local volunteer groups take the lead in helping Ukrainians in crisis.

Josephine County Sheriff Asking Volunteers To Help Investigate Crime

OPB | April 08, 2014

TUESDAY: In cash-strapped Josephine County, Sheriff Gil Gilbertson is reaching out to the community to recruit volunteer crime-solvers.

What It Means To Be A Reserve Officer

OPB | Nov. 06, 2013

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.

Background Checks

OPB | June 07, 2011

Should elected officials undergo the same scrutiny as people who serve on volunteer committees?

Volunteer Boards

OPB | April 19, 2011

The governor makes appointments to more than 200 voluntary boards. How much power and influence do they hold and why do they do it?