The Portland Police Bureau Officer-Involved Shootings and In-Custody Deaths


This PARC report is a review of the 32 officer-involved shootings and two in-custody deaths that occurred in the city of Portland between 1997-2000. The purpose of the review was to identify issues relating to policy and quality of investigations that the Portland Police Bureau needs to address.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021