Police

Interview with Jesse Nevel

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us on Monday, January 30th at 6:30 pm for Prison Pipeline on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with Jesse Nevel who is the National Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, the mass organization of the African People's Solidarity Committee. Jesse met the Uhuru Mov... Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer

Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Safe Consumption Spaces Make Communities Safer. The city of San Francisco continues to discuss the implementation of safe consumption spaces. We hear Sam Rivera, Executive Director of OnPoint NYC, and Doctor Alex Kral from RTI Internat... Read more

Aid & Assist: Perspective from the Bench

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Judge Nan Waller of the Multnomah County Circuit Court, who serves as Judge for the Mental Health Court and also manages the Aid and Assist docket for the county court. The U.S. Constitution declares that a person cannot be held in jail without ... Read more

Full Interview | Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is full version of the interview with Dan Handelman and Philip Chachka, both of Portland Copwatch. A partial version of this interview aired on our December 27, 2022 show. This longer version includes more discussion of the current state of Portland's police oversi... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | December 27, 2022

Airs at: Tue, 12/27/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  Looking Back at 2022 with Portland Copwatch This year our main focus has been on the Police Accountability Commission (which we’ll mostly refer to in this show as the PAC, or P-A-C), an all-civilian volunteer group that is tasked with creating a proposal for a new commu... Read more

Crime Facts, Crime Myths

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Multnomah County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council held an event December Sixth entitled Violent Crime: Myths, Realities, and Interventions that Work. On this edition of Prison Pipeline, we hear from some of the experts including Ames Grawert , Senior Counsel and... Read more

Full Interview | Co-Chairs of the Police Accountability Commission

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full interview with PAC Co-Chairs Faythe Aiken, Lovisa Lloyd and Seemab Hussaini. It was recorded Sunday, October 23, and the edited air date version (with more background information) can be found here.   ### Read more

October 25, 2022 | Interview with Police Accountability Commission Co-Chairs

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This month we spoke with the co-chairs of the Portland Police Accountability Commission's fact-finding phase. The PAC is a 20-member all-volunteer group that is tasked with creating the new police accountability system demanded by voters in 2020. The fact-finding phase i... Read more

When Police Shoot and Kill Innocent White People / How Corrupt Can One Police Department Be?

Airs at: Fri, 10/14/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Civic Cipher
  On today's show, we spend the first half discussing a couple of recent high-profile police shootings where the victim was White and not guilty of any crime. Erik Cantu was shot while eating in his car and Christian Glass was shot after calling police to help him get his ... Read more

Mental Health & the Trauma of Incarceration

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Karen James speaks with Chris Doud, a Portland mental health therapist.  Chris discusses the experiences of people with mental health challenges who become involved with the criminal legal system.  Chris explains the trauma of arrest and incarceration and the special n... Read more