In many ways, Danielle Outlaw is just what Portlanders expect in a police chief.
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.
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.
Portland leaders have agreed to pay police command staff more money to live within city limits.
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.
The Portland City Council began considering three ordinances at its meeting Thursday that could change the way the Portland Police Bureau operates.
The Portland Mayor's Office released a list Friday of community members involved in the city's next search for police chief.
Interviews for the Portland Police Bureau's next chief are set to continue this week. Six candidates remain, including current chief, Mike Marshman.
Police reform groups worry changes to police contracts could add days or weeks to the time it takes an officer to make an official report.