Portland’s police contract grants officers extra pay to appear in traffic court.
Portland police Officer McCageor “Cage” Byrd is telling a
judge about the night in April he pulled over a woman for speeding and
weaving out of her lane on Northwest 23rd Avenue. The woman is
When he gave his friend a ride home on his bicycle from the Aladdin Theatre last February, Kenneth Southerland did not think he was breaking the law. The police did. But Southerland and all Portland cyclists won a victory today when a traffic court judge and the police agreed to discharge Southerland's $143 ticket. By giving his friend a ride on a rack over his rear tire, Southerland had ...