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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

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

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

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 Audit

The City Auditor has released an external review of Portland Police activities around seven officer-involved shootings between 2004 and 2010. The report details what happened in each case, summarizes similarities, and offers 13 recommendations. Several of the recommendations are:  The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) should maintain its partnership with Project Respond and make the Mobile Crisis Unit a permanent team, ideally with expanded personnel, hours, and scope. PPB should reexamine its current policy on Taser use in light of current research indicating the elevated dangers of prolonged Taser use. PPB should consider ways in which it can integrate its Critical Incident Management training curriculum into training opportunities for patrol officers.

Segmentarticle - May 31, 2012

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

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

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