Police

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 22, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker hosts today’s show which includes the following segments: Community-Engaged Policing: Bill Resnick interviews Elliott Smith and Taji Chesimet co-chairs of the Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing. They’ll be discussing replacing police as first res... Read more

Iraq, Portland Police and the Feds

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Dan Handelman of Peace and Justice Works and Portland Copwatch about the 18th anniversary of the U.S. war on Iraq  and the ongoing struggle to get the City of Portland to withdraw from the Joint Terrorism Task Force.  Image courtesy of the Amer... Read more

Community-Engaged Policing

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Elliott Smith and Taji Chesimet co-chairs of the Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing. They’ll be discussing replacing police as first responders to the problems of houselessness, mental health emergencies, school disorder, minor drug use... Read more

Implementing Oregon's Measure 110

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Implementing Measure 110 - conversation with Ron Williams and Devon Downeysmith from the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, was approved overwhelmingly by Oregon voters i... Read more

Bills in Oregon Legislature create opportunity for changing police culture

Airs at: Tue, 03/09/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A number of bills in the Oregon Legislature this session are aimed at addressing police accountability and changing police culture.  KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss spoke with Maria Cahill, a volunteer from Pacific Northwest Family Circle, a group of Oregon and Washington familes... Read more

The Siege w/ Tom Secker - Ep 95

Airs at: Sat, 02/27/2021 at 6:30am - Sat, 03/13/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
We revisit “The Siege”, an action movie involving terrorist cells in New York City from 1998, starring Denzel Washington, Annette Benning, and Bruce Willis and we couldn’t in good conscience do that without our friend Tom Secker.  Remember that weird time New York City was ... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | February 23, 2021

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this month's show: The Citizen Review Committee disputes the findings of a police misconduct investigation stemming from the alleged mishandling of a car theft report, and a nightmarish confusion of paperwork. Their decision forces a conference hearing with the Chi... Read more

Evening News on 02/17/21

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Portland General Electric is still struggling to restore power to hundreds of thousands of Oregonians; Portland police came to the aid of a dumpster yesterday, amidst claims they are understaffed; And, misogynist and racist rad... Read more

OJRC Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, Policy Director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, an organization that promotes civil rights and improves legal representation for underserved communities.  Zach Winston discusses OJRC’s priorities for the 2021 Oregon legislative ses... Read more

The Gap: Police Union Contract Negotiation and Spreading Love Ahead of Valentine's Day

Airs at: Fri, 02/12/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk about the Portland Police contract negotiation with two community organizers, Emory Mort and Caryn Shebowich. We learn about how this year's contract negotiation is different than year's previous and what changes communit... Read more