Author: KGW Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Some members of the Portland Police Bureau could have body cameras by August, according to a timeline in city documents released Friday. The timeline, which is outlined in the city’s request for proposals, ...

Author: Galen Ettlin (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — City of Portland commissioners have unanimously approved a $100,000 settlement for a man who said police attacked and unlawfully arrested him during a protest in 2020. Dmitri Stoyanoff filed a federal lawsuit ...

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 ...

Author: Kyle Iboshi (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) – Police officers in the largest cities across the country are all equipped with body cameras with one major exception: Portland.  KGW reviewed records for the 75 largest municipal law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Police Department responded to a bank robbery in Medford Monday evening, near Asante Rogue Regional. MPD says at 5:26 p.m., a man robbed the First Interstate Bank at 2646 E Barnett Road. Police say the suspect ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- With all this wet weather, it’s important you drive carefully. But that applies even more so to school zones, where local agencies are continuing to crack down on issues. “We do that through enforcement operations, and we’ve even ...

Author: Mike Benner GRESHAM, Ore. (KGW) — Gresham police officers reporting for duty Thursday are aware of something most people in the community probably are not aware of. “You have a lot of officers leaving law enforcement in general, quitting, ...

YREKA, Calif. — Yreka has a not-so-new police chief. After about six months on the job, Chief Mark Gilman was officially appointed to the position this week. At the Yreka city council meeting the interim city manager said Chief Gilman was the top ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV/CNN) – Major changes happened in Portland over the past few months. Earlier this year, there were protests calling for cutting funds to the city’s police department. But after a rash of criminal activity in the area, some ...

NORTH BEND, Ore — The attorneys representing former North Bend police chief Rob Kappelman and captain Curt Bennett, are speaking out for the first time about their seemingly abrupt retirements.  Kappelman and Bennett, both 29-year-veterans, retired last Wednesday. Their leave ...