> While we just released People's Police Report #61 (Jan 2014) in print, we
> also now have posted the full text of PPR #60-- our 20th anniversary
> issue-- to the web.
> The issue featured articles on:
> --City settles shotgun incident for $2.3 million and other shooting news;
> --Judge to rule on Portland Police use of force in DOJ case;
> --Police and government spying, including an exclusive story on local
> hotels and motels;
> --Police review board updates on two racial profiling cases, staff
> changes, and the annual report;
> --Profiling data shows disparities getting worse for African Americans;
> --City Hall's crackdown on homeless people;
> --Other lawsuits including $81,000 paid out for two incidents;
> --The mounted patrol still rides;
> --Copwatching at May Day;
> --Large number of Oregon police involved in criminal activity; --Rapping Back,"
> our regular column analyzing information in the police
> "union" newsletter
> and more including the police psychologist, the PPA negotiations, and a
> special look back at 20 years of the newsletter.
> The newsletter is one of our primary fundraising and outreach tools, so we
> wait at least 6 weeks between publication and posting to the web. Sorry
> for the four month delay in this case-- we're powered 100% by volunteer
> Thanks for all your support!.
> FREE COPIES OF #61 will be dropped off at he red & Black Café on SE 12th street as-soon-as-possible !!