The report acknowledges that “the struggles of 2020”–meaning the pandemic, economic anxiety, civil unrest, and all that political street fighting–likely contributed to the rise in hate and bias crimes last year.
I’m going to be frank — what the fuck?!
Saying goodbye–a real, tearful, honest, final goodbye–is one of the hardest things to do.
After their home was targeted in another hate crime, Xia Wang and Ben Christensen received an outpouring of support and strength from the community. Over the course of two days, neighbors, friends, […]
On Friday morning, the house of two local and outspoken civil rights advocates—Xia Wang and Ben Christensen— was vandalized, again. This was the fourth time it has been targeted according to the couple who believe that these are hate crimes.
The Civilian Review Board is a committee selected by the Eugene City Council, composed of seven board members, the CRB’s purpose is to be an additional layer of accountability for the police. Their mission is to provide impartial oversight and review of civilian complaints and internal investigations, to ensure that complaints are handled fairly, building trust and confidence, while encouraging community involvement.
The May 2 march paid homage to the three Eugenians killed by EPD in 2019.
Content Warning: There is a considerable amount of profanity in this article.
Community members raise concerns about corruption and lack of oversight over EPD funding outside of ordinary budget process
An Independent Assessment of the Independent Assessment of the Springfield PD’s Response to the Thurston Protest
The investigation was conducted by Rick Braziel, a longtime police officer–including a five-year stint as the Chief of the Sacramento Police Department–and current Vice Chair of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.
The crime? A couple of broken windows.