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Portland-area pastors to sign new protocol for gang-related funerals (Portland, OR): On Tuesday, Portland-area pastors are planning to sign new protocol for gang-related funerals. The church leaders have been moving to ban gang-related attire at funerals since the city recorded 8 gang-related homicides in 2011, the highest in a decade.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: June 18, 2012
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Suspect arrested in gang shooting (Portland, OR): Hours after Mayor Sam Adams announced the city would increase police patrols to combat gang violence over the summer, police arrested a suspect in a recent gang-related shooting with the help of an alert resident.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 15, 2012
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While city adds officers to fight gangs, others focus on outreach (Portland, OR): With school out Portland police are worried about kids turning to gangs and violence this summer so they're adding more than a dozen officers to the Gang Enforcement Team and gun task force.
Source: KATU 2 News    Date: June 14, 2012
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Operation Safe Summer will step up prevention and add 14 officers to gang enforcement (Portland, OR): Mayor Adams announced plans for Operation Safe Summer, an effort to curb street and gang violence, at a press conference, June 14, in Holladay Park. Flanked by police, prosecutors, gang outreach workers and leaders of the community-based groups 11:45, Connected, and the Rosewood Initiative, Adams said the city’s strategy includes: youth programs, a stepped-up police presence and federal sentences for felons who carry firearms.
Source: The Skanner News    Date: June 14, 2012
http://www.theskanner.com/...

Teenager arrested for gang shooting (Portland, OR): The Portland Police Gang Enforcement Team has arrested a 17-year-old in connection with a May 26 gang shooting in North Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: June 3, 2012
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Mexican Mafia gang member arrested in Medford (Medford, OR): A member of a dangerous California street gang is arrested in Southern Oregon, but police say they do not think it means the gang is focusing activity in the Rogue Valley.
Source: KDRV 12 News    Date: June 1, 2012
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Two arrested in gang shooting (Portland, OR): Two men have been arrested by the Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team in connection with a May 9 shooting in North Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: May 23, 2012
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MAX Green Line ships gangs to Clackamas County, survey suggests (Clackamas, County, OR): An uptick in gang banging around Clackamas County is tied mostly tied to gangsters based in Portland -- some who take TriMet's Green Line trains to Clackamas Town Center, according to a new survey.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 18, 2012
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

Two teens arrested for gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team has arrested two teenagers in connection with an April shooting.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: May 13, 2012
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Three jailed in gang beating (McMinnville, OR): McMinnville police responded Wednesday to an alleged three-on-one gang beating near Southwest Second and Fleishauer streets.
Source: News-Register    Date: May 12, 2012
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Portland police arrest 22-year-old man in connection with gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): A 22-year-old man will be arraigned Wednesday afternoon on an attempted aggravated murder allegation in connection with a Feb. 12 gang-related shooting in the parking lot of the New Copper Penny.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 9, 2012
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Hillsboro police arrest man, 25, in gang-related assault with baseball bat (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro police have accused a 25-year-old man of striking a Hillsboro man in the head with a baseball bat, fracturing the man's skull and bruising his brain during a gang-related attack last month, the department said.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: May 2, 2012
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Hillsboro man sent to intensive care unit after gang-related assault, police say (Hillsboro, OR): Hillsboro police are searching for suspects in a gang-related assault that sent a 38-year-old man to the intensive care unit at a local hospital Sunday morning.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 25, 2012
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

Two arrested in gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Police have arrested two men in connection with an April gang-related shooting at Rose City Park in Northeast Portland.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: April 18, 2012
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Agencies, citizens plan for gang prevention symposium (Eugene, OR): The Eugene area has seen an increase in gang activity in recent years. The Eugene Police Department and other organizations in the area met at series of public forums this week to discuss ways to prevent gang activity.
Source: KVAL News    Date: April 18, 2012
http://www.kval.com/...

Portland gang members get probation plus some lunch in innovative new program (Portland, OR): A 21-year-old Portland man is arrested on a misdemeanor theft charge. A judge places him on probation, then orders him to go out to lunch. No joke. Under a new Multnomah County program, judges can send young adults identified as gang members to meet with a local pastor for a sit-down meal as a condition of their probation.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 16, 2012
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

Portland police plead with gang members to give up 'code of silence' and help solve killings (Portland, OR): Portland police investigators are frustrated by a "code of silence" among gang members that has kept officers from solving two gang-related homicides from last year and one this year where a host of witnesses likely saw something, Assistant Chief Eric Hendricks says.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 15, 2012
http://www.oregonlive.com/...

Rival gangs battle in Mac (McMinnville, OR): Local youths affiliated with the Los Angeles-based Surenos and Nortenos, bitter rivals in the national Latino gang realm, squared off about 4 p.m. Friday at an apartment complex behind McMinnville's Plaid Pantry.
Source: News-Register    Date: April 14, 2012
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Gang shooting near Portland grade school (Portland, OR): A 20-year-old man was seriously injured in a gang-related shooting outside a Northeast Portland elementary school Friday evening, police said.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8    Date: April 14, 2012
http://www.kgw.com/...

Argument on basketball court led to 36th gang shooting (Portland, OR): A 20-year-old man injured in a Friday evening shooting was the 36th victim of gang violence this year.
Source: The Portland Tribune    Date: April 14, 2012
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