Tag Archives: officer-involved shootings

What happened to Robert Wickizer

Robert Wickizer, 70, was killed by police May 30, 2016, as they responded to a disturbance call in Tualatin. Officers said to be “involved” – one or more of whom shot Wickizer to death – were Tualatin officer Erich French, … Continue reading

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What happened to Bodhi Wilson Dean Phelps

Bodhi Wilson Dean Phelps, 22, of Fairview, was shot and killed by Gresham Police officers Gavin Sasser and Kevin Carlson on May 24 as they responded to reports of domestic violence. KGW.com, May 26, 2016 +++ Press release: Domestic violence suspect … Continue reading

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What Happened to Brian Babb

Brian Babb DA receives report on fatal police shooting Gardner will now review the investigation and say whether the use of force was justified The Register-Guard, April 14, 2015 A detective said Monday that an interagency team has submitted to … Continue reading

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After high-profile incidents, PPB training starts strong – then falls off sharply

KATU.com, March 3, 2015 A newly released city audit shows the Portland Police Bureau has made great strides in some areas in regards to its use of force procedures, but it criticizes the bureau in the area of training. The … Continue reading

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No one keeps track of the number of persons killed by police. Someone had to

By Jason Renaud and Jenny Westberg, The Portland Mercury, Sept. 10, 2014 [Mercury] EDITOR’S NOTE: The following essay is a guest editorial co-written by two volunteers from the Mental Health Association of Portland—a respected local voice on mental health policy … Continue reading

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Video from the scene of Stephen McMilon’s shooting by police

Stephen McMilon was shot to death by Medford police, August 24, 2014. This DIY video starts with the words, “Cops are blasting somebody right now!”  But Stephen McMilon had already been shot; his body lies face-down behind the left rear … Continue reading

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What happened to Amanda Gatewood

Amanda Lynn Gatewood, 44, was shot and critically injured by a Springfield police officer (unidentified at this writing) Thursday, August 28, 2014, after a car chase ended by spike strips at a Chevron station, and Gatewood pointed a pellet gun … Continue reading

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What happened to Stephen McMilon

Stephen McMilon, 52, was shot and killed Sunday, August 24, 2014,  by Medford Police Officers Salvador Garcia and Stephen Meador.  This post represents, to the extent possible, all media reports, pictures, and video on the shooting. One dead in officer-involved … Continue reading

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