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OSP to utilize Oregon National Guard

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon National Guard will join Oregon State Police in Salem due to the possibility of civil unrest. OSP released the following statement about the deployment: Oregon State Police Superintendent Terri Davie requested & was granted the activation of …

DUII numbers vary over new years weekend

MEDFORD, Ore.– Local law enforcement ramped up patrols for drunk and intoxicated drivers under the influence, over the holiday weekend. Ashland Police chief Tighe O’Meara says only 2 DUII arrests were made over the new years holiday. He says that’s about a normal weekend …

Local police attend black community forum

MEDFORD, Ore.– Police chiefs from Medford, Ashland, Central Point, and the Jackson County Sheriff were all asked Wednesday night to make a commitment to the community. Each chief accepted. This during a public virtual forum, hosted by a Facebook group called base …

Detective in GP awarded by U.S. Attorney General

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 Lidey is …

Seattle slashes police budget

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) by about …

Talent Chief of Police announces retirement

TALENT, Ore. — The Talent Chief of Police says he’s retiring after 3 decades of being on the force. Chief Tim Doney says he is “transitioning out of active law enforcement and working with Oregon law enforcement/public safety agencies in a different …