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What happened to Chase Hammer – shot dead by Salem police

On Oct. 21, 2012, Chase Hammer, 27, was confronted by Salem police responding to a mental health call. Hammer was armed with a revolver, with which he was threatening to kill himself. His family wanted to assure police he was … Continue reading

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Files for Clark Co. LEO Lethal Use of Force 1995-2016

These files are associated with the spreadsheet Clark Co. LEO Lethal Use of Force 1995-2016. Click on the blue button at the top right of this site. Wayne Jones 1997 ATTACKER ‘WASN’T GOING TO STOP’ Tabitha DeSousa 2006 Proposed shooting … Continue reading

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What happened to Chris Kalonji

KNOWN FACTS – Chris Kalonji was shot and killed by a Clackamas County Sheriff’s Deputy on January 28, 2016. He was 19, a person of color and a persons with mental illness. Parents say son killed in Oak Grove SWAT … Continue reading

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What happened to Michael Gregory Johnson

Officers shoot, kill man with gun outside Good Samaritan Hospital KOIN.com, November 6, 2015 – Officers shot and killed a 51-year-old man in the parking lot outside Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Northwest Portland early Friday morning after officers say … Continue reading

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What happened to Andrew Dehart

Andrew Dehart suicided during a confrontation with Oregon State Police on October 29, 2015 during a car chase. He had been arrested at least eighteen times in Multnomah County for drug offenses since 2013 and had methamphetamine in his blood … Continue reading

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Chicago academics suggest Portland police survey those they’ve had contact with, particularly mental health consumers

Chicago academics suggest Portland police survey those they’ve had contact with, particularly mental health consumers – Oregonian, October 13, 2015 The only way to accurately measure whether Portland police are improving their encounters with people who have mental illnesses is … Continue reading

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What happened to Phyllis Jepsen

Phyllis Ilene Jepsen, age 55, was shot and killed by deputies Dennis Strange, John McCullough and Matt Humphrey of the Washington County Sheriff’s office in October 2, 2015. An unknown person called 911 for help for Phyllis, who was in … Continue reading

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Portland police officer who fatally shot man armed with knife: ‘I didn’t want to shoot the guy’

Portland police officer who fatally shot man armed with knife: ‘I didn’t want to shoot the guy’ – Oregonian, May 15, 2015 [Neither the Oregonian story below or the grand jury evidence attached explain that Chris Healy had schizophrenia and … Continue reading

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