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Update on Recent Portland Police Shootings

On Monday night, Portland police officers fatally shot a man who fired a shotgun at them in an empty parking garage. The 32-year-old man, Santiago Cisneros III, was a veteran who may have been suffering from PTSD. Just two days later, a grand jury ruled on another recent shooting. The jury found that Portland officers were justified in using deadly force against Merle Hatch at Adventist Medical Center on February 17. Hatch appeared to be armed and can be seen on a cell phone video taunting the officers. It was later revealed that he did not have a weapon.

Segmentarticle - March 7, 2013

Baruti Artharee Is Portland's New Public Safety Police Director

On Jan. 31, Baruti Artharee began his new job as public safety policy director at Portland City Hall. He will serve as Mayor Charlie Hale's liaison to the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) — and other public safety organizations — and will advise the mayor on policy changes. Artharee grew up in Compton, California, where he had adverse encounters with law enforcement. When he first came to Portland in the mid-1970s, he protested several Portland police shootings of African Americans, and has since formally and informally consulted the PPB on matters of diversity. His professional experience, however, has not directly focused on law enforcement. He has run a diversity and cultural competency consulting firm, along with serving as director of Oregon's Department of Housing and Community Services, chairman of the Urban League of Portland, and executive director of the Portland Development Commission.

Segmentarticle - Feb. 6, 2013

Changes To The Way Portland Police Are Reviewed

The Portland City Council is hearing changes to the Independent Police Review Division which investigates complaints and all officer involved shootings. 

Segmentarticle - Oct. 23, 2013

Occupy Portland Clashes with Police

Dozens of Occupy Portland protesters were arrested in downtown Portland on Thursday. The protests were part of a nationwide "Day of Action." They were the first protests in which Portland police officers used pepper spray. Stay tuned to OPB News for continuing coverage.

Segmentarticle - Nov. 18, 2011

Portland Police Chief Mike Reese Announces Retirement

Portland Police Chief Mike Reese will retire in early 2015.

Segmentarticle - Oct. 7, 2014

Reacting To The Portland Portland Police Bureau Settlement

We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.

Segmentarticle - Sept. 2, 2014

Transfer Policy Changes Coming To Portland Public Schools

The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.

Segmentarticle - Sept. 2, 2014

Portland Police Chief and Union Leader Talk About Body Cameras

We'll talk with Portland police chief Mike Reese and union president Daryl Turner about the issues that arise when considering whether to require body cameras for officers.

Segmentarticle - Sept. 11, 2014

How Do Portland Police Address Human Trafficking?

On Friday's show, Former President Jimmy Carter said that police are often complicit with prostitution. We'll get a response from Portland Police.

Segmentarticle - March 31, 2014

Are Hip-Hop Shows Targeted By Portland Police?

Portland MCs say police arbitrarily harass people who attend hip-hop shows, but PPB says they are concerned about large crowds of all kinds.

Segmentarticle - March 4, 2014

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