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List of shootings and deaths 1992-April 2018

List of Portland Police Proximity Deaths/Injuries (PPB had involvement but extent is unclear-last updated May 2018)
List of dogs shot by Portland Police 1992-2017

List of deadly force incidents in Oregon 2010-2017


Specific cases:

Keaton Otis--misidentified as gang member & shot 23 times by Portland Police (5/12/10)

Aaron Campbell--Unarmed Man Shot in the Back by Portland Police (1/29/10)

James Chasse, Jr: Man Beaten to Death by Portland Police (9/17/06)

James Jahar Perez: Third Unarmed African American Killed By Police in 25 Months (3/28/04)

Kendra James: Unarmed Woman Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop (5/5/03)

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Portland Police Shootings and Deaths in Custody Background

Outside "Expert" Reviews

  • NEW! Analysis of OIR Group's 2018 report on Portland Police shootings
          (7 pages, pdf only, 2/15/18)
  • Analysis of OIR Group's 2016 report on Portland Police shootings
          (8 pages, 1//2716)
  • Brief Analysis of OIR Group's 2014 report on Portland Police shootings
          (3 pages, 12/17/14)
  • Analysis of OIR Group's 2013 report on Portland Police shootings
          (8 pages, 7/16/13)
  • Analysis of OIR Group's 2012 report on Portland Police shootings       (7 pages, 6/5/12)

  • Analysis of PARC's 2006 report on Portland Police shootings       (7 pages, 1/23/07)

  • Analysis of PARC's 2005 report on Portland Police shootings       (9 pages, 9/16/05)

  • Portland Copwatch concerns on PARC's Shootings/Deaths in custody report (6/04)
         AND Updated Portland CW Analysis of Police Bureau Response (6/27/04)

  • Portland Copwatch preliminary analysis of the PARC 2003 Shooings and Deaths in Custody Report (3 pages, 8/25/03)

  • Auditor's proposal excludes citizens from review of police shootings/deaths in custody (3/6/02)

  • Read the Auditor's proposal for shootings review (.pdf format only)

    Police Review Board Reports

  • Analysis of the November 2017 Police Review Board Report
          (12/5/17)
  • Analysis of the February 2017 Police Review Board Report
          (2/24/17)
  • Analysis of the January 2016 Police Review Board Report
          (1/19/16)
  • Analysis of the July 2015 Police Review Board Report
          (7/27/15)
  • Analysis of the January 2015 Police Review Board Report
          (1/27/15)
  • Analysis of the July 2014 Police Review Board Report
          (7/22/14)
  • Analysis of the January 2014 Police Review Board Report
          (1/16/14)
  • Analysis of the July 2013 Police Review Board Report
          (7/5/13)

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    Other deadly force incidents:

  • PCW compiles list of shootings which Oregon forgot to do (July 2014->)
      • See our spreadsheet of Oregon deadly force incidents 2010-2017 (updated 1/24/18)

      • Read the 2018 letter to OR Attorney General Rosenblum about the list
      Also see:
        •the 2016 letter
        •the 2015 letter

      • See PCW's letter outlining problems with the Oregon DOJ's online database
      Oregon Dept of Justice Posts Biased, Inaccurate Deadly Force Data (posted 5/18/18)
        and the related Skanner articles:
        • Oregon DOJ Still Fumbling Use of Force Reporting
           (includes updated interactive map)
        • Oregon DOJ to Clean Up Data

      • Check out the 2016 article in the Skanner with an interactive map of the shootings
      Also see the 2014 Skanner article/map.

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    Specific cases
    Background on shootings
    Other deadly force incidents
       


    Portland Copwatch
    PO Box 42456
    Portland, OR 97242
    (503) 236-3065/ Incident Report Line (503) 321-5120
    e-mail: copwatch@portlandcopwatch.org

    Portland Copwatch is a grassroots, volunteer organization promoting police accountability through citizen action.


    Updated September 1, 2018

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