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Arraignments and Privilege

Last night I wrote about the arraignment of retired Portland Police officer Scott Groshong, one of the rare instances where it seems that a police officer in Portland could face…

Police Officer Indictment

a police officer might actually have consequences for their actions

ADA Press accessibility concerns.

Some of you may remember that I got injured by the LRAD at the East Precinct the night of the 6th when it went off too close to me and…

Police state surveillance

In the news of all the police beatings and arrests of protesters, press and legal observers, I have the opportunity to share something a little more heartwarming. News of a…

First run of arrest data (not entirely accurate based on new data)

Editor’s note: this article was originally based on this tweet thread from July 9th 2020. Since then, we have learned that the Portland Police’s press releases were riddled with errors,…

The unspoken cost of police brutality

So, I’ve just taken a peek at all the civil suits against the city for crimes committed against citizens in the course of protests, and at this time, not counting…

Third class action case against City of Portland for police brutality

I’ve been incredibly busy as of late, and most of my focus has been on the Twitter and live stream side of things, including some research projects, but I wanted…

State of the revolution, June 15th

by Heather-Lynne Van Wilde So, today’s been a bit of a wild day.  Last night the police unilaterally decided that when they declare a protest an ‘unlawful gathering’ and close…

Why I’m doing what I’m doing

I still need to work on getting some of the old stuff transferred from the old site to the new site, but I wanted to at least point out why…