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Hales, Fritz Want to “Clarify” Judge’s Demand for Annual Updates on Police Reform

From the Portland Mercury, October 22, 2014 The legal drama over police reform in Portland—seemingly put to rest in August, when a federal judge finally approved the city’s nearly two-year-old settlement agreement with the US Department of Justice—has been revived. … Continue reading

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Advocates Hopeful About New Police Chief, Still Wish They’d Been Consulted First

From the Portland Mercury, October 7, 2014 Most people who follow police issues in Portland had a pretty good sense Police Chief Mike Reese would be ready to hand over the reins once a federal judge approved a long-awaited police … Continue reading

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City Challenge to Annual Court Hearings Jeopardizes DOJ Agreement

Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform c/o Allen Temple 4236 NE 8th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97211 *CITY CHALLENGE TO ANNUAL COURT HEARINGS JEOPARDIZES DOJ AGREEMENT ON IMPROVING POLICE PRACTICES * The Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice … Continue reading

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Judge Simon, unimpressed with idea of dismissing lawsuit, or of unmonitored agreement, gives parties two more weeks to get it right

The Skanner, March 25, 2014 A final decision on the proposed settlement agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the City of Portland has been pushed back to April 14. At the hearing, reported in The Oregonian, U.S. District … Continue reading

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Remember Kendra James at vigil – this Sunday, May 5

Kendra James 10 Years Later Memorial Vigil To Remember Woman Slain by Police in 2003 Sunday, May 5, 2013, 5:00 PM 931 N Skidmore On Sunday, May 5, the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform will lead … Continue reading

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AMA Coalition files court papers to intervene in city-DOJ negotiated settlement on police reforms

From The Oregonian, January 7, 2013 The Albina Ministerial Alliance Tuesday afternoon filed a motion in federal court to intervene in the city agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice governing Portland police reforms. Eds. Note: The motion for intervention … Continue reading

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Clackamas County offers mental health services after mall shooting

From Fox 12 Oregon Clackamas County has people willing to listen if you are facing traumatic thoughts following Tuesday’s deadly shooting at the Clackamas Town Center. County health workers encourage anyone experiencing a mental health crisis or traumatic stress to … Continue reading

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Disciplining Portland police proves challenging task

In the past three decades, Portland police chiefs have fired officers who were convicted of driving drunk off duty, leaving dead animals outside a black-owned business, and selling “Smoke ‘Em, Don’t Choke ‘Em” T-shirts to officers after a man died … Continue reading

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