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Video: Police Officer Tries To Calm Woman By Telling Her “We Only Kill Black People”

A Cobb County police officer tries to calm an obviously nervous woman during a DUI traffic stop by explaining to her that “We only kill black people.” 189 more words

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Oregon Governor signs anti-profiling bill aimed at racially motivated traffic stops

Data will help anti-profiling advocates.

One of the many ways race intersects with transportation is with enforcement of traffic laws. National and local statistics show that black people are stopped and cited for road-use related violations at a higher rate than whites. 14 more words

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Lawmakers target police profiling

Oregon policymakers are considering establishing a statewide data-collecting system on police stops, searches and arrests as well as requiring all law enforcement officers to undergo cultural and bias training. 42 more words

Oregon Legislature

Editorial: Don’t take away officer evaluation tool

Oregon Sen. Lew Frederick is concerned about rebuilding credibility between law enforcement and the public, especially minority communities.

To that end, he has sponsored Senate Bill 642, which would block the use of citation numbers in officer evaluations. 25 more words

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Democrats Object to Allowing Police to Stop Young Motorists for Smoking | The Lund Report

Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, spiked a vote on her bill that raises the smoking age from 18 to 21 after a cadre of Democrats objected to a clause that would allow police to pull over young motorists if they thought they were smoking. 31 more words

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Our Opinion: Racial disparities will continue without better information

Our analysis of court records shows that Oregon has a problem. But it doesn’t explain why.

In July 1945 members of the City Club of Portland issued a 17-page report on “The Negro in Portland.” 50 more words

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