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Complaint by COAB member Tom Steenson about COCL

Eds. Note – The complaint below stems from the United States Department of Justice v. City of Portland settlement agreement where the city of Portland is required to hire a “Compliance Officer / Community Liaison” (CO/CL) and impanel a “Community … Continue reading

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Martin Outlines $56 Million in State Spending on Community Mental Health

The Lund Report, September 18, 2014 Oregon’s efforts to improve community mental health services came into focus at this week’s quarterly legislative days, with the director of the Addictions and Mental Health Division at the Oregon Health Authority discussing a … Continue reading

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City Attorneys Basically Dare Federal Judge to Reject Police Reform Deal over Procedural Imbroglio

From the Portland Mercury, June 27, 2014 With just days before US District Judge Michael Simon gets ready to decide the fate of police reform in Portland, attorneys for the city and the Portland Police Association have submitted lengthy legal … Continue reading

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Portland Police Shoot Dead 23-Year-Old With Mental Illness

From Think Progress, June 17, 2014 Police in Portland, Oregon shot and killed 23-year-old Nick Davis Thursday morning, after they say he came at them with a crow bar. Friends told KPTV that Davis suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, … Continue reading

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