Saltzman to Grand Jury in Campbell Shooting: 'Immediate Action'


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City Commissioner Dan Saltzman just issued a letter to the grand jurors who yesterday strongly criticized the Portland Police Bureau's actions leading up to the fatal shooting Jan. 29 shooting of Aaron Campbell. Saltzman's letter (PDF) tells grand jurors he shares their concerns and vows "immediate action," including a full review of the bureau's training on handling people in crisis "utilizing ...   More
 
Friday, February 12, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Adams Issues Statement on Campbell Shooting: Outrage "Justified"


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Mayor Sam Adams is stepping up his profile in response to the Jan. 29 fatal shooting of Aaron Campbell by Portland Police. The mayor's decision to become more engaged is appropriate, given his position as the city's top elected official. However, his observation that "the Campbell family's pain, anger and outrage are real, they are justified" may provide lawyers for Campbell's family a bargaining ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Police Moves: Captain on Campbell Scene Promoted (UPDATED)


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One high-level personnel move inside the cop shop after the controversial shooting of Aaron Campbell has police talking because it involves one of the key officers at the scene. North Precinct Capt. Bob Day is being promoted to commander tomorrow. He'll take over the police bureau's Training Division, where he'll play a less active role in police work. He'll replace retiring Cmdr. John Tellis. The ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Independent Police Review Panel Finds Campbell Cop Wrongly Fired Taser


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A man who says he was mistreated in 2006 by the same officer involved in last month's controversial shooting of Aaron Campbell had his complaint against the police heard Wednesday night by a citizen review committee. Frank Waterhouse Jr. accused Officer Ronald Frashour and three other cops of using excessive force three years ago while Waterhouse was filming a police search. Frashour used a ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Jesse Jackson in Portland: 'We Cry Out for Justice'


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Rev. Jesse Jackson told a crowd of more than 1,000 people tonight in Portland that they should not stop protesting the Jan. 29 police shooting death of Aaron Campbell. "To get justice for Aaron is a long-distance struggle," Jackson told the crowd in the packed Maranatha Church of God in Northeast Portland."We cry out for justice and we cry out for peace. But there can be no peace until you take ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Adams Steps Into Campbell Controversy


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After more than a week spent standing back while City Commissioner Dan Saltzman and, more recently, City Commissioner Randy Leonard addressed last month's fatal Portland police shooting of Aaron Campbell, Mayor Sam Adams stepped forcefully into the debate this morning. Hours before Rev. Jesse Jackson brings the national spotlight to Portland tonight by speaking at a rally, Adams made an unannounced ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

The Campbell Shooting: Leonard Speaks Up, Will Adams?


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Only Mayor Sam Adams knows why he made the unusual decision to assign the Police Bureau to Commissioner Dan Saltzman rather than over-seeing it himself as nearly every mayor in modern Portland history has done. There's at least one logical reason why Adams might not have wanted the bureau after he won election in 2008. As proven by the furor over the fatal Jan. 29 shooting of Aaron Campbell, ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Two Reverends: Al Sharpton is Right on Jesse Jackson's Heels


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A second larger-than-life pastor may soon arrive in Portland to protest the police slaying of 25-year-old Aaron Campell. Rev. Al Sharpton is planning a trip to Portland, says Sharpton's national field director, Rev. DeVes Toon. The news comes one day after Rev. Jesse Jackson announced he'll hold a news conference and rally in Portland on Tuesday. As first reported in WW, Sharpton is in touch ...   More
 
Monday, February 15, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Rev. Jesse Jackson Coming to Portland On Campbell Shooting


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The fatal police shooting of Aaron Campbell is getting national attention. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, already coming to Oregon this week to address tensions on the University of Oregon campus on Eugene, will come to Portland on Tuesday night to speak at a news conference at 6 pm on the Campbell shooting. The news conference by the Albina Ministerial Alliance will be at the Maranatha Church Fellowship ...   More
 
Sunday, February 14, 2010 HANK STERN

Sizer to Grand Jury: 'Commitment' to the Process


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Police Chief Rosie Sizer just released her response to the devastating grand jury letter on the Jan. 29 shooting of Aaron Campbell. To the members of the Grand Jury: Thank you for your letter regarding your observations from the recent grand jury involving the officer involved shooting of Aaron Campbell. Serving on a grand jury such as this can be very difficult, and I thank you for your service ...   More
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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