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Apr 10, 2013 at 8:59 PM PDT
A new Portland police unit is about to enter training to cut down on violent confrontations between police and people with mental health problems.
Apr 10, 2013 at 9:00 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – A new Portland police unit is about to enter training to cut down on violent confrontations between police and people with mental health problems.

Police hope it will cut down on the chances they'll encounter people...
Feb 16, 2013 at 12:03 PM PDT
ALIEN BOY: The Life and Death of James Chasse had its premiere as part of the Portland International Film Festival.
Oct 12, 2012 at 2:06 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Department of Justice said Thursday that the Portland Police Bureau violated the U.S. Constitution by engaging in a “pattern or practice of excessive force against people with mental illness.”

The Justice...
Sep 28, 2012 at 9:14 AM PDT
Sgt. Kyle Nice has been criticized for a road rage incident in April of 2010 when Investigators said he drew a personal firearm during an off-duty traffic encounter with another motorist in Washington County. He was also involved in the arrest of...
Sep 28, 2012 at 9:14 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland police sergeant who was involved in a controversial arrest that ended with the death of a mentally ill man and in an off-duty road rage incident is returning to patrol the streets of the city, according to the...
Sep 13, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT
After a year-long review, the Department of Justice said Thursday that the Portland Police Bureau violated the U.S. Constitution by engaging in a “pattern or practice of excessive force against people with mental illness.”
Mar 25, 2012 at 12:41 PM PDT
A Portland police officer who has gained his fair share of media attention in the Rose City is now running for sheriff in Central Oregon.
Jun 8, 2011 at 11:45 AM PDT
The Justice Department will investigate if there are "systemic violations" of federal law in the Portland Police Bureau.
Oct 18, 2010 at 2:04 PM PDT
The family of James Chasse held a press conference Monday to reveal what they say is evidence that Portland Police lied and covered-up evidence in the investigation into Chasse's death.
Oct 5, 2010 at 6:36 PM PDT
The documents show it took months, and in one case, years for investigators to finally talk to those directly involved in the case.
Jul 28, 2010 at 8:52 PM PDT
Many people, including city commissioners, said they hope the lessons learned from the death of James Chasse Jr. will be a lesson on how to keep it from happening again.
May 13, 2010 at 5:28 PM PDT
When asked Thursday if the shooting called into question his philosophy for the Portland Police Bureau, Chief Mike Reese said he doesn’t think so.
May 13, 2010 at 11:54 AM PDT
According to Chief Reese, the occupant of the car was combative and produced a handgun and began firing at officers, striking one, Christopher Burley, with two gunshots. Officers returned fire, killing the gunman, who has not yet been identified.