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Deal approved to implement police body cameras in Portland

Lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice and the City of Portland were back in federal court Friday hoping to convince a federal judge to accept an amendment to the 2014 settlement agreement governing the police bureau’s use of force.


Portland leaders address gun violence, struggle to find solutions

Exasperated political and community leaders in Portland came together with representatives from local and federal law enforcement for a winding, hour long press conference Thursday to acknowledge gun violence continues to rise in the city despite efforts to counter it.

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Portland police union contract offers retention bonuses, more accountability

Attorneys for the city of Portland appear to have notched some key victories in contract negotiations with the Portland Police Association. The tentative agreement, which was released Tuesday, comes after more than a year of negotiations and includes the police bureau’s discipline guide as well as references to the new community oversight board.

Portland pays $22.5K to settle protest lawsuit

The Portland City Council on Wednesday approved paying $22,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who said police used excessive force against her during the 2020 protests that wracked the city.