Police

Black Radicals

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sky Wilson interviews Kent Ford, co-founder of the Portland Chapter of the Black Panther Party about the role of the radical Black tradition in our world today. This interview was produced by Old Mole Desiree hellegers. Sky Wilson is new to KBOO and the Old Mole. Originally... Read more

Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On April 12,  1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and nearly 50 other protestors and civil rights leaders were arrested after leading a Good Friday demonstration as part of the Birmingham Campaign, designed to bring national attention to the brutal, racist treatment suffered b... Read more

ODOC Treatment of Prisoners with Mental Illness

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Karen James speaks with Tom Stenson, Disability Rights Oregon Deputy Legal Director, about his new report “Four Years Later: Oregon Prison Overhauls Treatment of Inmates with Serious Mental Illness”.  Disability Rights Oregon’s previous report “Behind the 11th Door” reveale... Read more

Evening News on 01/06/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Pro-Trump extremists in Washington DC have broken into the Capitol building in an attempted coup; Similar violence from the far-right today taking place in Salem, Oregon, as well as Olympia, Washington; And, democratic victorie... Read more

News in Depth Special: Police Accountability

Airs at: Thu, 12/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The KBOO Evening News is off this evening, and instead, we present to you: a look back at some of our favorite News in Depth pieces. Tonight, we will be reflecting on police accountability in Portland over the course of the past year. This special features excerpts from... Read more

Evening News on 12/16/20

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The first people received COVID-19 vaccinations in three hospitals across the state today; Klamath Falls Police Department has arrested one of its detectives after his involvement in a Black Friday car crash; And, the Trump Adm... Read more

Spirit of Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression recently held a People’s Hearing Against Racist and Political Repression. We hear from some of the speakers including Frank Chapman, a leader of the National Alliance Against Racist and Polit... Read more

Interview with Mitigation Specialist Victoria Rusk

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us as we talk with Mitigation Specialist Victoria Rusk this week on Prison Pipeline.  Mitigation in criminal defense is the 'why' behind the crime. It tells the accused person’s story and asks a judge or jury to consider the significant life circumstances leadin... Read more

Evening News on 12/02/20

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Governor Brown unveils her proposed budget and policy agenda for the next two years;  A federal judge says the Portland Police used excessive force in violation of a court order during protests on June 30th;  And, the Trump Adm... Read more

Petition to demilitarize Portland Police advocates end of military-style training and weapons on the force

Airs at: Tue, 11/24/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  A local petition to demilitarize the Portland Police has been gaining traction, with signers including veterans groups, faith-based communities and environmental advocates.  KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss spoke with Alison Cole, the petition's administrator about what demilitar... Read more