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Medford names Scott Clauson next Police Chief

Medford, Ore — Medford City Manager Brian Sjothun named Medford Police Deputy Chief Scott Clauson its next police chief Thursday evening. Chief Clauson (pictured here being sworn in as Deputy Chief in 2016) will replace Chief Randy Sparacino when he retires August …

Portland police chief’s shooting probed

Portland, Ore. (KGW) — Portland, Oregon’s police chief is on administrative leave after allegedly misleading investigators in the wake of an accidental shooting. The shooting involving Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea occurred during a hunting trip last month. “We need our Police …

M.P.D. one step closer to hiring new chief

Medford, Ore. — The city of Medford has narrowed the list of potential police chiefs to the final two candidates. City Manager Pro Tem Bill Hoke said the city started with about twenty applicants, but they’ve whittled it down to just two. …