ASHLAND, Ore. — In the heat of the moment, an officer has to decide whether or not to pull the trigger and end one life to save others. This question and many more are what officers have to face in a ...

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 ...

WEED, Calif. — Since the 1980s, College of the Siskiyous has been able to offer about half of the necessary training needed to become a peace officer in California. The program is now becoming a full academy beginning June 4th.  It’s ...

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 ...

Jackson County, Ore. — About 500 jobs in law enforcement are expected to open up in the next year, and that number is expected to double over the next three years. Now local agencies are hoping qualified candidates will step ...

Law enforcement agencies throughout Oregon are preparing to fill hundreds of positions next year. Law enforcement agencies across the state say the need for law enforcement employees started last year when more than 400 people retired. This year, they’re expecting 500 people ...

Medford, Ore. — A revolving door at the Jackson County Jail has the sheriff’s office taking new steps, to deal with overcrowding. NBC5 News first told you back in May, about a plan to evaluate the needs at the jail. ...

Medford, Ore. — Law enforcement and elected officials have been out this evening combing a local neighborhood. Not for criminals, but for feedback. “If they don’t know what’s going on, if they don’t know there’s problems, then how can they ...

A new bill signed by the governor could mean big changes for the prosecution of drug possession charges. House Bill 2355 is essentially in two parts. The law makes ‘useable’ amounts of drugs such as meth, heroin, cocaine and some other ...

Police in Klamath Falls are looking for some V.I.P.’s…through a program that might be just right for you. Gary Jones has been with the ‘Volunteer in Police Services’, or ‘V.I.P.’ program for three years.  “It’s not often you get to ...

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