From The Oregonian, December 6, 1990 Mari Lyn Sandoz wanted a police officer to do her the ultimate “favor” — take her life. Two unwitting Portland policemen fulfilled her wish Tuesday night when the despondent Longview, Wash., woman pointed a pellet pistol at them that was a replica of a semi-automatic handgun. Police Sgt. Michael […]
PAIR FOLLOWED `NEEDLE TRACKS’ TO VIOLENT DEATHS IN MOTEL Oregonian May 14, 1988 Albert Wesley Reinhart, 42, and Michael Richard Ager, 37, followed a rough trail through mean streets that led them to Portland last month. The two men told police they had lived most recently in Tacoma, where Ager was under parole supervision by […]
From The Oregonian, October 27, 1987 – not available elsewhere online A man who was shot and killed by a Portland policeman last week during an altercation in a Southwest Portland apartment was a manic-depressive who became aggressive and assaultive when he wasn’t taking his medication, his mother said Monday. Daniel Ynosente Reyes, 26, who […]
Gunman Takes 5 Agents Hostage in Oregon Before He Is Killed From The New York Times, May 16, 1987 The body of Stanley W. Peregoy being removed from the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Portland. According to Charles Mathews, the agent in charge, Mr. Peregoy took five agents hostage in the building yesterday morning. […]
Portland Audit Committee Just Not Doing Much Good – PDF February 1987 op ed by Lewis & Clark Law School prof Susan Mandiberg, member of the Police Internal Affairs Auditing Committee (PIIAC). The PIIAC folded – collectively resigned – in 1988 because they were not given the investigative tools to do the work.
From The Oregonian August 22, 1985. Click on the JPG below to open fully.
Holdup suspect slain by Beaverton police, From the Oregonian, September 21, 1982
Steven M. Sims was the last Portland Police officer convicted of a use of force crime AND terminated from the Portland Police Bureau. Sims was convicted of manslaughter and perjury. He still lives in the Portland area. Above, from the Oregonian, September 17, 1969 (click for PDF of article) Above, from the Oregonian, September 19, […]