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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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Eugene man killed in Salem police shooting

Statesman Journal, April 25, 2015 What might have been the routine arrest of a Eugene man wanted for failing to appear in court on drug charges turned into a deadly shootout with Salem police officers. Before Friday’s tense, hours-long standoff … Continue reading

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Jacklynn Ford’s shooting death by Salem officer was justified, grand jury rules

Statesman Journal, May 21, 2014 A Salem police shooting that resulted in the death of an armed woman earlier this month was a justified use of deadly force, a Marion County grand jury ruled Wednesday. READ – Press release on … Continue reading

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Salem officer justified in killing Michael Conley, whose death by cop was ruled “suicide”

Statesman Journal, May 20, 2014 A Salem police officer was justified in shooting and killing a man armed with a knife last month, according to a Marion County grand jury’s findings, which were announced Monday afternoon. READ – Links to … Continue reading

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