Tag Archives: justice reinvestment

‘A Huge Rash of Homicides’

Every occupation has its own slang, and for many years “NHI” was cop talk for No Humans Involved, meaning that a particular incident involved only dirtbags. If both the offender and the victim were Adam Henrys (old cop slang for Ass Hole), it was NBD and NGL (No Big Deal and No Great Loss.) Twenty-five […]

UPSET? Try Getting MADD

The Portland Public School District is like a dysfunctional family that has decided the answer to its problems is to remodel the living room. And Oregon’s Commission on Public Safety is like an investor who is contemplating moving money out of the one account that is paying dividends. These two entities are engaged in the […]