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Insane Choices: Police, jailers now handle problem for us

Guest opinion by Jack Hart, published in The Oregonian, April 4, 2010 The day before a Portland police officer killed Jack Collins, I stepped onto my deck to enjoy the sunshine. Incoherent shouts and mournful howls floated out of Washington … Continue reading

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The Life and Death of Jack Dale Collins

By Sarah Mirk of the Portland Mercury, April 1, 2010 What We Now Know About the Homeless Man Shot by Portland Police On Monday March 22, at 3:30 pm, Jack Dale Collins lay on the ground at Hoyt Arboretum, bleeding … Continue reading

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In Memorium: 69 Homeless People

Today or tomorrow the Multnomah County grand jury will finish reviewing why Portland Police officer Jason Walters shot and killed Jack Dale Collins on March 22 at Hoyt Arboretum. Based on all prior grand juries since at least 1981, this … Continue reading

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Police shooting victim, Jack Dale Collins, asked for mental health help

Just 11 days before he was killed by a Portland police officer, Jack Dale Collins, 58, walked into a police station and asked for mental health care, according to a police report. Police say the shooting was justified, but many … Continue reading

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