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Perceptions vary on local gang activity (Jackson County, OR): A survey by the Jackson County Gang Task Force shows adults believe there is a gang problem locally, but most students couldn't point to even one suspected gang member who attended their school.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: April 23, 2014

Rogue gang numbers in (Medford, OR): Jackson County's Gang Task Force has spent the past couple years surveying students, staff, and parents, about gang activity. On Tuesday night they handed that information back to the community so people can use it.
Source: KTVL 10 News    Date: April 22, 2014

Gang shootings prompt extra police patrols (Portland, OR): After five gang-related shootings in less than a week, the Portland Police Bureau is stepping up patrols in North Portland. More officers will be on the street starting Friday in the city's gang hot spots.
Source: KOIN 6 News    Date: April 18, 2014

Three people shot in NE Portland; believed to be gang-related (Portland, OR): Police believe a triple shooting in Northeast Portland on Wednesday night is gang-related.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: April 17, 2014

Three wounded in suspected gang shooting (Portland, OR): Three people were wounded in a suspected gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland on Wednesday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: April 17, 2014

Teens tell Portland officials how to stop gangs (Portland, OR): Gang violence continues to be a problem in the Rose City, but some of our regions brightest young people are trying to make things better.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: April 5, 2014

One person injured in NE Portland gang-related shooting, police say (Portland, OR): A 23-year-old man in one car was shot Friday evening by occupants of another car near Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard in what appears to be a gang-related incident, Portland Police said.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 4, 2014

Portland Police Bureau graduates another class of GREAT students (Portland, OR): In over two decades, the Portland Police Bureau has reached 50,000 kids through Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT.) In 2014, officers will teach roughly 2000 fifth and sixth graders around the city.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 3, 2014

Portland police respond to six gang-related shots fired calls in six days (Portland, OR): Police responded to the sixth gang-related shots fired call in the last six days early Tuesday morning.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News    Date: March 25, 2014

Teenage girl latest SE Portland gang shooting victim (Portland, OR): A teenage girl was wounded Sunday night in the latest of gang-related shootings in Southeast Portland. The girl's name was not released. She was treated at a Portland hospital with what police say is a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: March 24, 2014

Gang officers busy Thursday evening (Portland, OR): Police responded to two gun-related incidents Thursday evening. In one of them, a man was wounded in a possible gang shooting in Northeast Portland Thursday evening.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: March 21, 2014

Gang specialist translates graffiti, details scope of problem (Eugene, OR): Last Friday, police deployed a SWAT team to arrest a member of the Barrio Los Padrinos criminal street gang in downtown Eugene. The suspect was accused of sexual assault and believed to be armed.
Source: Jefferson Public Radio    Date: March 14, 2014

SWAT team storms apartment, arrests man on multiple charges (Eugene, OR): The Eugene Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics team on Friday took into custody a 23-year-old reputed gang member on multiple sexual misconduct and drug charges.
Source: The Register-Guard    Date: March 8, 2014

Aloha shooting that paralyzed victim sends teen gang members to prison (Washington County, OR): Two teens were sentenced Friday to more than seven years in prison for the Aloha gang shooting that left a rival paralyzed from the waist down.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: March 7, 2014

Police: Gangs are not setting up in Roseburg (Roseburg, OR): Roseburg police say although there are a few people in town who are claiming to have former ties to gangs, they are not trying to set up shop in Douglas County.
Source: KVAL News    Date: February 26, 2014

Gang recruiting: 'A lot of it is happening in elementary schools' (Eugene, OR): Local gangs are a growing problem in Lane County. "The gangs around here are more focused throughout the community," said Greg Harvey, the Eugene Police Department's gang detective. Harvey said he's identified over 50 gang sets in Eugene.
Source: KVAL News    Date: February 7, 2014

Gang member sentenced on shooting, drug charges (Medford, OR): A known Medford Norteño gang member will serve seven and a half years in prison for his involvement in a March 2013 drive-by shooting and delivery of more than a quarter-pound of methamphetamine in 2012.
Source: Mail Tribune    Date: February 1, 2014

'Golden Moment' helps gang members turn their lives around (Portland, OR): Counselors will tell you that getting out of a gang can be a tough proposition. Gang members don't like losing recruits and they're not averse to violence to keep numbers up.
Source: WBUR News    Date: January 30, 2014

Suspect arrested in December 2013 gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Police have arrested a suspect in a December 2013 gang-related shooting. Deanthony Paul Simmons, 19, was arrested by the Gang Enforcement Team on Wednesday morning and charged with Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: January 29, 2014

Gang activity in southern Oregon (Medford, OR) : Police in Southern Oregon say they're seeing an increase in gang activity. Not like the gangs you might expect to see in places around Los Angeles, California but in some cases, to the same caliber- shootings stabbings and assaults.
Source: KOBI 5 News    Date: January 21, 2014

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