Operation Safe Summer Levels Out Gang Violence

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A summertime effort to curb Portland’s gang violence managed to level off shootings and increase prosecution of gang-related crimes, officials reported today.After a high violence spring that saw 57 shootings between January and early June (compared with 36 shootings for the same time last year), police, the U.S. attorney and nonprofits announced Operation Safe Summer.Pitched as a combination of ...   More
 
Friday, November 9, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Portland Crime Charts Of The Day Show Shifts In Gun Crime

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A Portland Police Bureau report prepared this week for the Multnomah County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council illustrates the migration of gun and gang crime over the past decade and a half. The maps below, for some reason marked "do not disseminate," are reproduced from the report, which was posted online.Gang violence is in the news again after a wave of recent shootings, including the arrest ...   More
 
Friday, January 13, 2012 COREY PEIN

G.I. Crip: Gangbanger's Iraq Combat Bid Put on Hold


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There may be no combat pay for one Crip-affiliated local after all. The defense attorney for Levell Peters, a convicted felon whom the Oregon National Guard was seeking to deploy to Iraq, canceled a hearing this morning in Multnomah County Circuit Court. A military lawyer had asked Judge Marshall Amiton to change the terms of Peters' probation so he could carry a gun and deploy to Iraq with ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

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