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Police continue search for man missing from Forest Grove

Toufik “Tom” Tanous. Photo courtesy of WCSO 79-year-old Toufik “Tom” Tanous walked away from the Hawthorne House Care Facility in Forest Grove Tuesday night. The Forest Grove Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are searching for Tanous, who has Alzheimer’s. According to a Washington County Sheriff’s Office press[Read More…]

Legislative news brief: Bills in the legislature regarding law enforcement

The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley The Oregon Legislature in the current legislative session is considering several bills related to crime and policing, including one that would establish a commission to compensate people who have been wrongfully convicted. Here are just a few bills worth keeping an[Read More…]

Governor Brown appoints Terri Davie as Oregon State Police superintendent

Terri Davie. Photo: OSP Beginning November 1, the Oregon State Police will have a new superintendent, Terri Davie, pending Oregon Senate confirmation. The move was announced Monday, August 31 by Governor Kate Brown, who appointed Davie to replace retiring OSP superintendent Travis Hampton, who officially submitted his letter of resignation[Read More…]

Washington Co. deputy charged with official misconduct from 2018 use of force incident

Rian Alden booking photo from Washington County Sheriff’s Office HILLSBORO – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says that a deputy under investigation for allegedly sending a racist email 16 years ago has been charged with official misconduct stemming from a use of force while booking an arrestee in the Washington[Read More…]

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