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Father stabbed in Southeast Portland (Portland, OR): Police are investing a suspected gang-related stabbing Sunday in Southeast Portland. The name of the victim, identified as a 21-year-old male suffering from non-life threatening wounds, was not immediately released.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 12, 2014

Portland Church Combats Gang Violence, Drop Out Rates by Transforming a High School in 'Undivided' Trailer (Portland, OR): "Undivided" takes place in Portland, Oregon where racial tensions and gang violence reached an all-time high. In an unlikely team effort, SouthLake Church and Roosevelt High School banded together to tear down walls, build bridges and help kids reach their potential.
Source: Christian Post    Date: October 9, 2014

Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program (Portland, OR): Portland Police chief Mike Reese announced his retirement on Tuesday. Among the initiatives launched under his tenure was an inter-agency program that aims to break the inter-generational cycle of gang violence. It’s called the Gang Impacted Families Team, or GIFT.
Source: OPB News    Date: October 8, 2014

Gresham launches job program, midnight basketball for at-risk youth (Gresham, OR): The City of Gresham is launching new early-intervention programs for at-risk youth after receiving a $100,000 state grant, city officials said. The grant, which is from the Oregon Youth Development Council, will fund three new programs: a late-night basketball program, a counseling and mentoring program and an employment program.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: October 8, 2014

City gets big DOJ grant to keep kids from joining gangs (Gresham, OR): Thanks to efforts led by Mayor Shane Bemis, the city of Gresham just received the largest grant in the state from the Department of Justice this year — for $250,000 — to fight gang activity in Gresham.
Source: The Gresham Outlook    Date: October 3, 2014

Gang-related shooting suspect arrested (Portland, OR): Police have arrested a suspect in an April gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: October 3, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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