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Portland's New Police Chief Is Tough, Ambitious — And Inked

OPB | Oct. 4, 2017 1:59 p.m. | Portland

In many ways, Danielle Outlaw is just what Portlanders expect in a police chief.

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Legal Observer Files Tort Claim After Police Officer Shoved Him

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 4:12 p.m. | Portland

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.

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Wheeler Says He Won't Use YouTube Videos To Set Police Policy

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 12:50 p.m. | Portland

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.

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Portland Officer Use Of Distraction Grenade During Protest Under Review

OPB | Sept. 13, 2017 10:24 a.m. | Portland

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.

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Portland Approves Pay Premium If Police Leaders Live In City Limits

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 12:58 p.m. | Portland

Portland leaders have agreed to pay police command staff more money to live within city limits.

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Portland Council, At Odds With DA, Solidifies Police Shooting Overhaul

OPB | Aug. 24, 2017 7:21 p.m. | Portland

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.

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Portland Woman Attacked Day Before Fatal MAX Stabbings Says Police, TriMet Failed Her

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 10:07 a.m. | Portland

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.

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Portland's Next Police Chief Says She's Here To 'Strengthen' Bureau

OPB | Aug. 10, 2017 1:49 p.m. | Portland

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.

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Portland Mayor, Council Get Earful On New Police Ordinances

OPB | Aug. 4, 2017 9:52 a.m. | Portland

The Portland City Council began considering three ordinances at its meeting Thursday that could change the way the Portland Police Bureau operates.

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Portland Releases List Of Police Chief Interview Panelists

OPB | July 21, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Mayor's Office released a list Friday of community members involved in the city's next search for police chief.

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6 Candidates Remain In Portland's Search For Police Chief

OPB | July 18, 2017 4:13 p.m. | Portland

Interviews for the Portland Police Bureau's next chief are set to continue this week. Six candidates remain, including current chief, Mike Marshman.

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New Tensions Surface Over How Portland Handles Officer-Involved Shootings

OPB | July 14, 2017 2:54 p.m. | Portland

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.