Police

Special on Police Brutality:Wayne Madson Talks About Blackwater

Airs at: Tue, 10/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Lisa Loving interviews Wayne Madson about his new article on the company "Blackwater" and what they do. Read more

Police Brutality Special: Interview with Rev. Lenex Yearwood Jr.

Airs at: Tue, 10/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Lisa Loving interviews Reverand Lenex Yearwood Jr. about police violence against the colored community in Portland Read more

Portland police tackle racial profiling...again

People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outline... Read more

Police tackle racial profiling...again

Airs at: Wed, 02/18/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
People of color continue to be stopped and searched by the police than other Portlanders. Racial profiling has not abated according to a draft 36-page report released February 18 by Portland Police Bureau Chief Rosie Sizer. The report, long awaited by the community, outline... Read more

Livability or Big Brother: The Portland Police Bureau's Secret List

Airs at: Wed, 01/28/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The Portland Police Bureau is keeping a list of people arrested most often downtown. The police say that the list, which has grown from 35 to nearly 400, is part of a coordinated strategy to improve livability in Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods by arresting chronic o... Read more

Livability or Big Brother: Portland Police's Secret List

The Portland Police Bureau is keeping a list of people arrested most often downtown. The police say that the list, which has grown from 35 to nearly 400, is part of a coordinated strategy to improve livability in Old Town and surrounding neighborhoods by arresting chronic o... Read more

Does Portland have a real solution for its gang problem?

Airs at: Wed, 01/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more

Does Portland Have a Real Solution for its Gang Problem?

Portland has seen 11 gang-related shootings since the Dec. 12 murder of a gang member inside the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. City leaders are calling it a "gang war crisis" and the Portland police want a new coordinated strategy to combat the violence. But the call ... Read more

9th anniversary of WTO protests

Airs at: Tue, 12/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Nov. 30 marked the nine year anniversary of the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle. With some economists now calling for a new WTO ministerial to deal with the global economic crisis, KBOO's Jenka Soderberg takes us back to 1999 to address whether the W-T-O is the... Read more