Tracking The Mayor's Attention To Luxury Store's Closure and Officer-Involved Shooting


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As Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman (above) deals with the fallout from the latest officer-involved fatal shooting in Portland, Mayor Sam Adams is bracing Portlanders for the July closure of Saks Fifth Avenue, the downtown luxury retail store. Adams issued a 600-word press release about Saks' closure at 10:48 am today: “The property owners, the Portland Development Commission and I made ...   More
 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Read the Reports: The Police Shooting of Jackie Collins at Hoyt Arboretum


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After a Multnomah County grand jury last week declined to indict Officer Jason Walters for the fatal shooting of Jackie Collins in Hoyt Arboretum, Portland police today released their reports on the March 22 shooting. The transcripts of detectives' interviews with Walters and other officers, as well as accompanying reports, run to 459 pages and are available for download here (24 MB .pdf). Walters ...   More
 
Monday, April 5, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Adams Promises More Visibility on Police


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After a briefing from Portland Police earlier today, Mayor Sam Adams said this afternoon he has not reconsidered his decision to hand police management to Commissioner Dan Saltzman. But the mayor does say he will play a higher-profile role on police matters going forward. "I've decided to be more visible," he told WW, two days after the second fatal shooting of a man this year by a Portland ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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