Community policing has come to Hawthorne Boulevard—and it seems to be working.
After 32 years, Robert Proctor and his wife, Jocelyn, had
gotten used to the “travelers”—the influx of homeless people who
gathered each summer near their home next to the CD Gamexchange o
A Portland man filed suit Friday against the Portland Police Bureau after officers entered his home without a warrant. Clint Guttman, a doctoral student in Dental Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, called police November 29 after he got into a fight with a tenant who rented a room in his house in Southeast Portland, according to the complaint filed in Multnomah Circuit Court. Guttman, ...
A internal investigation continues into allegations of misconduct
A Portland police officer who faced allegations last year he tampered with jurors, as well as past allegations of using illegal steroids and threatening his ex-wife, has quit the the Portland Police Bureau.The officer, Jason Lobaugh, resigned April 24, according to the bureau's spokesman, Portland Police Sgt. Pete Simpson. but the investigation into Lobaugh continues.Lobaugh allegedly threatened ...
The tension between Portland rap artists and police goes deeper than the Blue Monk.
If you had walked past the Blue Monk around 11 pm on
Saturday, March 1, it’d be reasonable to assume a crime had taken place.
Six police cars were parked in the middle of Southeast Belmont Stree
CROWD CONTROL: Portland rapper Illmaculate stormed out of his own headlining show March 1 at the Blue Monk in Southeast Portland in protest over police presence at the gig.
Officers, including membe
City Auditor's Office will conduct independent review.
Following last Saturday's hip-hop show at the Blue Monk—which caused headliner Illmaculate to cancel his performance in protest over excessive police presence—the City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division has announced it is launching an investigation into the Portland Police Bureau's policies toward rap-related music events and venues. On March 1, officers, including members of the ...
New scanners in downtown clubs raise privacy questions—and may be illegal.
Multnomah County and Portland police this
week suspended a new program that supplied data-gathering ID scanners
to Old Town bars after WW raised questions about whether it was legal.
Women in the Portland Police Bureau use excessive force far less than men.
The Portland Police Bureau has a problem with excessive use of force, but the women who serve as officers aren’t to blame.
the board, female officers account for a far smaller share of th
A civilian oversight board will review an Internal Affairs investigation of Officer Jason Lobaugh, who is facing allegations that he threatened his ex-wife and her new husband.Lobaugh's ex-wife, Laurie Grant, filed the complaint last November, alleging that Lobaugh came to her home in Clackamas County repeatedly and tried to take their son outside of the time he was allowed in a court-ordered parenting ...
An officer already under investigation faces domestic-violence allegations.
A Portland cop under an internal affairs investigation for
allegedly tampering with jurors also faces two formal misconduct
complaints—filed by two ex-wives.
On Nov. 6, the city’s