Tag Archives: Portland Copwatch

Oh darn, please drop the gun

There has never been a better time in America to be a criminal. Police officers are under a magnifying glass. Everything they do is dissected and second-guessed. In Portland, Ore., cops on patrol now have backseat drivers – and they aren’t even in the car. They’re members of the various citizen watchdog groups, a couple […]

A Gang of Police Reformers

While a teenage gunman shot three people at a street fair in Northeast Portland, less than a mile away a citizen oversight group was holding a town hall meeting on police reform. It turns out the 16-year-old shooter and members of the police reform group have something in common: They all want respect. The teenager […]