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Young activists explore police department

There are three streets in Portland that police lieutenant Janine Roberts won't walk down alone, learned a group of interested citizens organized by the League of Young Voters on a visit to the Portland Police Department last Wednesday.
Portland 101
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 23, 2011

Court tells cops: You can't just Taser because you feel like it

Right as the year ended, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling that says that cops can't just use Tasers on people...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 06, 2010

Nothing is shocking

Time again for our semi-regular look at law enforcement’s current go-to gadget: the Taser.
A Louisville Cardinal gets winged. Plus, wrong-way scootering in Georgia.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  October 23, 2009

Memo to Portland cops: Tasers and gasoline don't mix

Despite the bizarre attempt of the Australian police to blame the victim - and his own participating in covering himself with gasoline - here's another...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 21, 2009