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Busted Ranks

New allegations from a former vice cop about the top brass.

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A former vice cop is making new allegations of retaliation, lying and backbiting in the highest ranks of the Portland Police Bureau—after he gave a series of interviews about the city’s fail   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 COREY PEIN

Out Of Order

The Oregon Courts have so far spent $23 million on a new computer system with little to show for it.

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The state of Oregon has a long history of bungled computer and high-tech projects: DMV, the State Data Center and OWIN   More
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 BRENT WALTH

Lord Of The Files

An Oregon lawyer fights to open police internal affairs records.

Cops and Courts
When police raided William Traverso’s house last fall, it wasn’t the first time cops had come knocking. Traverso was caught up in a 2008 FBI    More
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 JAMES PITKIN


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Last week, Mayor Sam Adams canceled for the third time a hearing on whether Portland should rejoin the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force.  And so far, Commissioner Randy Leonard is the only p   More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Justice Postponed

An Oregon couple waits and waits for the trial of an Ecuadorian man charged with their son’s murder.

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A year and a half after police found Max Chamberlin fatally shot in the back seat of a car in Ecuador, his parents in east Multnomah County are still awaiting justice. The trial of the man accused   More
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 AILIN DARLING

Missing Justus

A Portland cop says he was forced out of his job over a human-trafficking case.

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The Portland Police Bureau’s former point man on the issue of human trafficking has put the city on notice that he intends to sue his former supervisor for gender harassment.   More
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Plaque Flak

Police reformers want a closer look at the city’s handling of Nazi memorials.

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The Albina Ministerial Alliance wants an outside investigation into Portland’s Police Bureau and the City Attorney’s Office in the wake of recent revelations about a police captain and his ...   More
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Jacob Pierce
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