Article Archive

Short-Staffed Cops Are Being Forced to Trim Specialty Units to Adequately Patrol the City

Here’s Where the Cuts Might Be Coming From

Portland’s on the Verge of Major Police Oversight Reforms.

Some Worry It Will Make Things Worse

“Practice Peace but Prepare for War”

The Head of Portland’s Black Riders Liberation Party on His Group, the Police, and His Mission

Portland’s Police Reforms Are Headed Toward a Big Shake Up

After All the Recent Trouble, That Might Be a Good Thing

Taking the LEAD

Cops and Prosecutors Are Embracing a Radical Idea: Not Filing Drug Possession Cases

“He’s Got a Gun!”

An Infamous Local Right-Winger Nearly Shoots at Black Lives Matter Protesters

The New Chief Speaks

We Asked Mike Marshman About His Policing Philosophy. And How He Lost Part of His Trigger Finger

Hall Monitor: PPB—The New Batch

We've Got New Police Leadership! Will It Matter?

Hey Bikey! Using a Cable Lock? The PPB is Giving Away FREE U-Locks!

Portland Cop on Cops: Meet Officer Super Chill!

Monkey Business

How a Forest Grove Man Indicted for Selling Endangered Animal Parts Helped Bust His Malaysian Suppliers

Hall Monitor: A Summertime Chaos Grab Bag

Summer Sucks in City Hall. Not This Year!

The Cops Just Caved to a Citizen Oversight Group

Chief Larry O'Dea's Replacement Changed Her Mind and Overruled Him, Avoiding a Rare City Council Showdown

Staton's Gone

Multnomah County Sheriff Finally Calls It Quits. Here's Why It Happened.

Did Larry O'Dea's Shooting Mistake Get Special Treatment?

No Other Off-Duty Shooting in the Last 20 Years Was Handled with Such Lenience

Hall Monitor: Are O'Dea's Days Numbered?

The Police Chief Shot a Guy. That's Not Even the Worst Part.

Just Like That, Police Chief Larry O'Dea is on Paid Leave

In Other News

Smooching Fire Chief! The 48-Hour Rule Lives! Cops Bungle Their Own Rules! Crime Is Down!

Cops Say Gang Members Killed Robert Huggins

But Not the Sort Portland's Used to Hearing About

Hall Monitor: The 48-Hour Solution?

Jules Bailey Says a Controversial Police Policy Is on the Way Out. Is He Right?

After a No-Show, Police Watchdogs Are Forcing Cops to Appear

But That Doesn't Mean They Have to Like It

In Other News

City Club Hearts Rent Control? Cops and Watchdogs Heart Each Other!

Suspected Gang Shootings Are on the Rise Again

Here's What Cops Say They're Doing About It

After a Chaotic Meeting, a Big Part of Portland Police Oversight Is on Hold

(It's More Because of the Water Attack Than the Nazi Epithets)

Transformation PDX Is Breaking the Law to Guard Portland Bike Lanes

We Sat Down with Its Secretive Founder

Someone Shot Out a Trucker's Tire on I-205 Last Night

Portland Police Shot A Man Friday Morning

NoPo's Loophole-Exploiting Pot Cart Was Robbed Today

Police in North Dakota are Getting Weaponized Drones

Drive Like A Jerk, Get A Ticket—An Excellent New Concept

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