JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Homeless man John Lee Malaer was arrested in July of 2019 on disorderly conduct and menacing charges in Medford. Taken to Jackson County Jail, Malaer’s attorney says he was slapped on two occasions by a sheriff’s deputy ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. —Josephine County officials hosted a town hall Wednesday, about finding a sustainable way to fund law enforcement. The town hall was an opportunity to educate the public about future possibilities and hear from them directly. Sheriff Dave ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —NBC5 News first told you last week, that Governor Brown signed a bill into law that aims to prevent police from pulling over drivers, for minor traffic violations. Law enforcement is weighing on what this will look like, ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. —Grants Pass and Josephine County leaders are considering an outside-the-box funding option, to help law enforcement staffing. Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel met with city leaders Monday night, to discuss creating a new potential tax. The goal? ...

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A mobile crisis program based in Douglas County is set to expand. Adapt Integrated Health Care’s Mobile Crisis Team was created in early 2019 with a Justice and Mental Health Collaboration grant. It says with new grant ...

OREGON — Many of you may not know it, but January 9th is recognized as National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The Medford Police Department says it’s been busier than usual, with 7 homicides in 2021, well above the average of ...

Author: Tim Gordon (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — The state agency that trains and certifies police officers gives too much deference and power to local departments, according to an audit from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office. The audit was ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —A new police academy seeks to spark cultural change in today’s law enforcement agencies. The Ethos Academy is an in-person and online training platform, to teach ethics and leadership training to law enforcement organizations. It stands for ethics ...

PHOENIX, Ore. —Governor Kate Brown issued an indoor mask requirement earlier this month. But some Rogue Valley residents say despite this, it’s still not being enforced in many businesses. “It’d be disastrous for me,” said Phoenix resident, Ramona Saltzer. That’s ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV/CNN) – A new survey shows increasingly low morale among Portland police officers. Almost all respondents say they don’t feel city hall supports them and they don’t feel valued. Executive Director of the Portland Police Association Daryl Turner ...

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