Gender Rap

Women in the Portland Police Bureau use excessive force far less than men.

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The Portland Police Bureau has a problem with excessive use of force, but the women who serve as officers aren’t to blame. Across the board, female officers account for a far smaller share of th   More
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 THACHER SCHMID

Lawsuit: Portland Cops Tased Man, Made Woman Stand in Her Underwear

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A Portland couple has filed suit against the Portland Police Bureau, saying five officers unlawfully entered their apartment while they were sleeping, Tased the man and forced the woman to stand in her underwear during a search.The suit says that on Aug. 17, 2011, Sarah Lynn Hill and Brett Lopez had an argument in their apartment, but there was no physical violence. A neighbor heard pounding and shouting ...   More
Thursday, January 3, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD


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