SALEM, Ore.- Today, the Oregon House advanced legislation to increase police officer accountability. It’s part of a series of bills just passed in the House aimed at criminal justice reform. House bill 2929 requires officers who witness misconduct or minimum ...

JOSEPHINE CO., Ore. — The Three Rivers School Board sent a letter to local state representatives opposing a new senate bill being discussed in Salem. Oregon Senate Bill 238 would prohibit school districts from approving contracts to have law enforcement ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Law enforcement and victims advocates worried early in the pandemic that domestic violence and child abuse cases would rise due to victims not able to get away from their abusers. However, whether these types of crimes are ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. —With the holidays in full swing, local law enforcement is urging you to keep an eye on your packages. With a large amount of shopping taking place online this year, residents need to be aware of porch ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A detective in Grants Pass received an award from an Oregon U.S. Attorney’s Office for distinguished service in policing. Detective Archie Lidey with the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety was recognized for his work. Detective ...

SEATTLE, Wash. (KING) – The Seattle City Council approved the city’s 2021 budget on Monday by slashing the police budget, though not as much as activists wanted. The council voted to shrink the budget of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) ...

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – Law enforcement agencies are partnering together to keep communities safe during intense political protests. This year many protests and rallies have turned violent in Portland and Eugene. But so far there’s been no violence in Southern ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. — A new report shows Oregon has taken actions against over 60 law enforcement officers; 4 are in the Rogue Valley. The report was released by the Department of Safety, Standards and Training last week. It looks ...

TALENT, Ore. – Staffing shortages forced the Talent Police Dept. to reduce hours on June 22, 2020. Wednesday, police proposed a plan to out source as needed within the area, until they can be fully staffed. This means agencies such ...

EUGENE, Ore. — “There’s a niche service that they provide for us. They’re not a replacement for police services,” said Lt. Ron Tinseth, Eugene Police Department. A Eugene-based organization is gaining national recognition for its model of working with law ...

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