In many ways, Danielle Outlaw is just what Portlanders expect in a police chief.
Environment | Health | Nation | News | Family | Communities | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 21, 2017 noon
We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 20, 2017 noon
We hear from Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese, U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams and Portland's Erika Preuitt, the first black president of the American Probation and Parole Association.
A legal observer for the National Lawyers Guild filed a tort claim against the city of Portland, arguing a police officer used "unreasonable and unlawful" force during downtown protests last weekend.
Wheeler said it was clear to protest leaders from the start that there would be designated areas for each group -- the protesters would be separated -- the free speech would be protected and violence would not be tolerated.
Portland's Mayor Ted Wheeler discusses Amazon, freeway widening, and more. Also, we learn more about type 1 diabetes. And we celebrate the career of Steve Amen, host of "Oregon Field Guide."
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 13, 2017 12:25 p.m. | Portland
Dontae Blake, a former gang member and program director for Unify Portland’s Living Free gang outreach program, said Portland's gang list adversely impacted people throughout the community.
A video that's gone viral shows a police officer at Sunday's dueling rallies in downtown Portland throwing a crowd control grenade directly at a filmmaker. Portland police said they are investigating.
We speak to Joey Gibson of Patriot Prayer about the motivation behind the group's rallies. The Portland Police will soon stop labeling people as gang members. Also, we talk business news with Suzanne Stevens.
Portland leaders have agreed to pay police command staff more money to live within city limits.
An update on the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, a group of former law enforcement officers are calling for better police oversight. And local author Rene Denfield shares her latest novel.
Portland’s City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that requires police officers to give statements within 48 hours of a shooting. The Multnomah County district attorney warned them against it.
A woman who reported being physically assaulted by a white supremacist a day before he stabbed three people on a MAX train is questioning why police didn't arrest him after her attack.
Mayor Ted Wheeler's pick for police chief, Danielle Outlaw, comes to Portland after 19 years with the Oakland Police Department. Since 2013, she served as a deputy chief.
City Council members unanimously voted to require Portland police officers who use deadly force to give a statement to internal affairs within 48 hours of the event.
What does homelessness look like in rural Oregon? Also, Eugene is getting a new police chief as well, and NASA is recruiting local schools to take pictures of the eclipse.
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 8, 2017 noon
We learn more about the newly named Portland police chief, talk to a woman trying to address a culture of sexual violence on social media, and listen back to our interview with "Tides" author Jonathan White.
Mayor Ted Wheeler offered the position to Danielle Outlaw, 41, a deputy chief in the Oakland Police Department.
The Portland City Council began considering three ordinances at its meeting Thursday that could change the way the Portland Police Bureau operates.