Police

Police tackle racial profiling...again

Airs at: Wed, 02/18/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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

Joe & Abe - Oct 14

Airs at: Mon, 10/13/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cuss and discuss the latest election news and coverage, including a run-down of the various Oregon Ballot Measures.  The cops are tracking your car's location with high tech cameras that log when and where your license plates appear.  Be awar... Read more

Anniversary of the death of James Chasse

Airs at: Tue, 09/16/2008 at 5:00pm
September 17th, 2008 is the second anniversary of the death of James Chasse Junior, Jim Jim, an early fixture in the Portland Punk Scene, a schizophrenic man living independently in Downtown Portland, and the victim of a brutal and fatal police beating.Two years ago James C... Read more

Joe and Abe Talk Radio - Sept 2

Airs at: Mon, 09/01/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris opens the lines for some political topics, starting with the police actions at the Republican National Convention, and a live interview with Will from Rising Tide, who is on the streets in Minneapolis.  We get an update on the Liquid Natural Gas debacle from ... Read more

Sex Work

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Attorney Mike Snedeker and the Old Mole's Jan Haaken reflect on the place of sex work --especially prostitution-- in society.  They discuss the controversy in Portland about "prostitution free zones" along SE 82d Avenue, and the different approaches to these matters in Euro... Read more