law enforcement

Deputies focus on end of Summer traffic safety

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) completed their grant funded end of summer enforcement. It focused on impaired driving and passenger restraint laws. The enforcement period was from August 16 to September 2. During that period, deputies focused on traffic safety, with …

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 …

High speed chase ends in Josephine County

Update: 2/24/19 6:35 p.m. –  Oregon State Police said Fanelli was taken into custody around 6:45 p.m. Saturday. Captain Timothy Fox with OSP said there are other suspects involved in this case. “There is a third person that I know was a suspect …

Law enforcement concerned about water safety

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The ATV accident and another drowning in the Rogue River over the weekend in Josephine County have members of law enforcement concerned. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office often responds to calls for water rescues, especially in the powerful …

NamUs: Missing Person Database

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new online database launched this week to help find missing or unidentified persons. NamUs, which is an acronym for National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, debuted its new 2.0 website Monday. Funded by the National Institute of Justice, …