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Portland's Gang Task Force Renamed Community Peace Collaborative (Portland, OR): Portland’s gang task force has changed its name. About 100 people in attendance Sept. 26, voted to rename the task force Community Peace Collaborative, with the tag line A Coalition for Violence Prevention and Achievement.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: September 26, 2014
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Portland police: 'Known gang associate' wounded in Southeast shooting (Portland, OR): Portland Police responded to a reported shooting Saturday evening near Southeast 160th Avenue and East Burnside Street and found a man, nursing a gunshot wound , who refused to share any details of the shooting.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 20, 2014
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Gang member arrested in Medford (Medford, OR): A known gang member is back behind bars after authorities say he took off from a youth correctional facility in Junction City.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: September 19, 2014
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One man injured in gang-related shooting in Southeast Portland, police say (Portland, OR): An 18-year-old male was injured during what appears to be a gang-related shooting Saturday evening, according to Portland police.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 13, 2014
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Gang Training Helps Teachers (Eagle Point, OR): For about a decade schools in the area have been working to keep gangs out of the classroom. At one point, the problem became so bad that some schools saw violent confrontations, but not anymore.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: September 12, 2014
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MADGE Explains Gang and Drug Activity (Medford, OR): The Medford Area Gang and Drug Enforcement Team, or “MADGE” says there are 346 known gang members in Jackson County.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: September 12, 2014
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Man gets 7 1/2 years of prison in gang-related shooting along Portland waterfront (Portland, OR): A 22-year-old man associated with the Rolling 60’s Crips was sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison Friday for shooting three people next to the Portland Spirit cruise ship along the Portland waterfront last summer.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 12, 2014
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New tattoo removal program helping people in Rogue Valley (Medford, OR): A new program, in its second month operating in Medford, is helping teens and adults get a new start. It's all about free and low cost laser tattoo removal. Visible tattoos, especially if they're gang related can often be a barrier to employment.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: September 9, 2014
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Oregon prisoner beaten to death in cell sought protection from Crips, Bloods (Malheur County, OR): Terrified by death threats from the Aryan Brotherhood, Oregon prisoner Michael Hagen reached out to the gangs he thought could protect him.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: September 6, 2014
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18-year-old man arrested, charged in gang-related shooting (Salem, OR): Salem Police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection to a gang-related shooting that occurred Monday night on Lancaster Driver NE.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: September 4, 2014
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Gang violence suspect arrested (Portland, OR): A suspect in a recent gang-related shooting was arrested on an outstanding warrant early Thursday.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 28, 2014
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Gang Enforcement Team arrests one man in connection with investigation (Portland, OR): One man was arrested Thursday on an accusation of attempted murder as police served warrants at three locations in the Portland metro area. The warrants were served in connection with an ongoing gang-violence investigation by the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 28, 2014
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Gang Member Arrested in Raid (Portland, OR): Thursday morning, Portland Police, with the help of Vancouver Police, served 3 search warrants as part of an ongoing gang violence investigation by the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team.
Source: 1190KEX    Date: August 28, 2014
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Hillsboro police investigate three gang-related shootings in one night; no one injured (Hillsboro, OR): Three Sunday night shootings in Hillsboro appear to be gang-related, and authorities are seeking the shooters, according to the Hillsboro Police Department.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: August 25, 2014
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'Take back the streets' ride addresses gang violence (Portland, OR): All of the people former gang member Demarcus Preston knew when he was involved with gangs are either incarcerated or dead. That's why he wants to prevent youth from joining gangs, but also offer active members a way out, by bringing the community together.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: August 24, 2014
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Hundreds mourn young Portland mom killed in gang shooting (Portland, OR): An estimated 400 people gathered in Northeast Portland today to mourn a young woman killed by gang-related violence.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: August 24, 2014
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'Take back the streets' ride protests gang violence (Portland, OR): All of the people former gang member Demarcus Preston knew when he was involved with gangs are either incarcerated or dead. That's why he wants to prevent youth from joining gangs, but also offer active members a way out, by bringing the community together.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 24, 2014
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Police: Red Robin shooting was gang-related (Marion County, OR): The Marion County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that while no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting at Red Robin Wednesday night, they do believe the incident was gang-related.
Source: Statesman Journal    Date: August 21, 2014
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Police: Two gang associates with loaded guns arrested in traffic stop (Portland, OR): Two known gang associates were arrested following a traffic stop after two loaded handguns were found in their car, according to Portland police.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: August 20, 2014
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Community denounces gang violence (Portland, OR): After a rash of gang violence that left a young mother dead and several others wounded in different parts of the city over the weekend in Portland, a community meeting called "Enough is Enough" was held Monday night.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: August 19, 2014
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