Portland Cop Jason Lobaugh Discipline Case Under Review

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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 ...   More
 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

One Cop’s Exes and Uh-Ohs

An officer already under investigation faces domestic-violence allegations.


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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 Citizen    More
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Charlie Hales Hires Nine-Year Portland Police Veteran to Be His Cops Policy Advisor

Deanna Wesson-Mitchell will replace Baruti Artharee

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Mayor Charlie Hales announced that nine-year Portland Police veteran Deanna Wesson-Mitchell will serve as his new policy adviser for the bureau.Wesson-Mitchell, 38, is a sworn officer, a departure from Hales' prior policy director, Baruti Artharee. He resigned Oct. 17, citing a difficult divorce and personal matters. Artharee was also suspended for one week after he made inappropriate comments earlier ...   More
 
Monday, October 28, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Suit: Portland Cop Fractured Woman's Leg

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An Albany woman stopped for DUII by Portland Police says that an officer deliberately slammed her car door on her leg, fracturing her tibia.Shonda Marie Amundsen, 39, filed a lawsuit Monday in Multnomah County Circuit Court, alleging that on the night of Feb. 18, she was stopped by officers Chase Bryson and Timothy Hoerauf near Northeast 78th Avenue and Wygant Street.Hoerauf "deliberately slammed the ...   More
 
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

Well-Known Mural Artist Forced to Paint Over Portland Piece

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Oakland muralist Cannon Dill—an artist who has painted pen-and-ink style graffiti on walls in Chicago, Kansas City and New Orleans—was told to paint over his work by Portland police Monday, Aug. 12. Tiffany Conklin, co-director of Portland Street Art Alliance and the blogger at PDX Street Art who broke the story, says Cannon is not the first out-of-town graffiti artist to have a run-in ...   More
 
Thursday, August 22, 2013 by Sara Sneath

Portland Police Aren't Learning Lessons From Shootings, According to an Outside Review

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Portland's police bureau has failed to learn from past shootings to prevent tactical and accountability errors, according to a report by outside consultants released by the city Wednesday.The 132-page report, completed by California-based OIR Group, looked at six officer-involved shootings and one in custody death from 2005 through 2010. The report looked at the March 2006 in-custody death of Timothy ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Overtime Tickets

Portland’s police contract grants officers extra pay to appear in traffic court.


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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    More
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Vanifest Destiny: Stealth Bomber

First rule of vandwelling: Don’t let anyone see you vandwelling.


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The cops may be on to me. It’s 10:30 on Monday night and I’m walking “home” to the van where I’ve lived for a week. I’ve got one eye on a police cruiser as a black-and-white Radio Cab    More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 PETE COTTELL

City, Police Union May Be at DOJ Impasse Over 48-hour Grace Period for Cops Involved in Shootings

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Negotiations between the city and its police union over federally-mandated reforms are at an impasse, but Portland Police Chief Mike Reese says he’s going ahead with as many changes as he can in the meantime.The department released an 80-point “Action Item Matrix” today, and the document hints at the one issue that may have the city and the Portland Police Association at loggerheads: the 48 hour ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Portland, We Shrunk the Cops

Portland is hiring two police psychologists

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As much as Portland's police say they're now the de facto psychological workers for the mentally ill on the city's streets, they need mental help too.The city is hiring contracted psychologist positions, one to conduct pre-hiring tests and another to test officers on staff who have gone through traumatic events or have had questions raised about their fitness.It's also a sign that the city may be parting ...   More
 
Monday, May 13, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

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