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Shows tagged as: prison
Fri, May 24 2013
We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.
Tue, Mar 26 2013
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
Tue, Dec 18 2012
We'll talk with two members of Oregon's Commission on Public Safety about their new recommendations for the state's corrections system.
Tue, May 1 2012
Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
Fri, Apr 6 2012
Have you ever wondered what life is like behind bars?
Mon, Mar 12 2012
Colette Peters started her new job as director of the Oregon Department of Corrections about a month ago. She is the first woman in state history to hold the position.
Mon, Jan 2 2012
We'll talk to Max Williams, who has lead the Oregon Department of Corrections since 2004, about his tenure, the state prison system, and his upcoming plans.
Thu, Dec 8 2011
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program takes college students into maximum-security prison to learn with prisoners. We'll hear from students and past prisoners about the program.
Wed, Nov 23 2011
Governor John Kitzhaber has put Gary Haugen's scheduled execution on hold and called for a reevaluation of capital punishment in Oregon. What's your reaction?
Tue, Nov 22 2011
We'll get an update on Governor Kitzhaber's Commission on Public Safety, which is looking at ways to save money in the criminal justice system.
Tue, Jul 5 2011
Is condemned murderer Gary Haugen competent enough to be executed?
Tue, May 17 2011
Harun Mustafa wrote music while serving time in prison. What's next for this cellist now that he's been released?
Mon, Aug 9 2010
Should mothers of babies and toddlers be allowed to raise their young children in prison?
Wed, Sep 23 2009
How will budget cuts to prison systems in Oregon and Washington affect prisoners and Northwest communities?
Fri, May 22 2009
Will state budget restrictions mean a delay in Measure 57?
Thu, Mar 5 2009
Are the laws that govern sex offenders too tough, too lenient, or just fine?
Thu, Feb 5 2009
How should the state deal with its $800 million budget shortfall?
Fri, Oct 24 2008
What is the best approach to curbing property and drug-related crimes in Oregon?
Fri, Jul 18 2008
What questions do you have for people who have spent part of their lives behind bars?
Thu, Jun 26 2008
Should there be a life-after-the-crime for rapists?
Mon, Mar 10 2008
How are prisons affecting your local economy?