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Shrugging Off Widespread Community Concerns, Council Pushes Forward with Police Reform Appeal

From the Portland Mercury, October 22, 2014 As expected, the Portland City Council tonight has agreed to pursue a narrowly framed, but potentially troublesome appeal of the city’s police reform agreement with the US Department of Justice—casting aside advocates’ and … Continue reading

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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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“Prosper Portland” homeless solution dead on the vine, say police

The Portland Mercury, March 26, 2014 Earlier this year, Police Chief Mike Reese began showing off a flashy PowerPoint presentation around town. To the district attorney’s office, to city commissioners and, most publicly, to the city and county officials gathered … Continue reading

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Reaction to City Auditor’s memo on police review is mixed

By Maxine Bernstein, The Oregonian, Oct. 29, 2013 Reaction was mixed Tuesday, a day after Portland’s city auditor sent a blistering memo to the mayor and city council members identifying “alarming lapses” in police accountability by top police command staff. … Continue reading

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