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More News on Shootings/Deaths in Other Oregon Jurisdictions

In addition to the PPB shooting and the man who was wounded by Tigard police after a chase involving the PPB (article), there were five other recent officer-involved shootings/deaths in Oregon, and updates on an earlier incident.

--On December 16, Dallas (OR) Sergeant Rob Hatchell and Officer Mike Fleming shot and killed 36 year old Jeremiah Anderson in a Walmart parking lot after Anderson allegedly shot Hatchell in the leg (Oregonlive, December 17).

--On November 15, Clackamas Deputy Robert Cordova got into a tussle with Steven Wilson, 40, after Wilson, a pedestrian, was hit by a civilian's car in Happy Valley. During the scuffle, officers say Wilson shot Cordova in the leg and Wilson suffered "unspecified injuries" (KGW-TV, November 16).

--On October 13, Grants Pass Detectives Ryan Brown and John Lohrfink and Officers Scott Williams and Mike Miner shot and killed Shawn Pappe, 46. Pappe was driving erratically, allegedly had a knife, and didn't respond to being hit with a Taser and less-lethal ordnance, possibly used by two other officers on the scene (KLTV, October 13 and Oregonlive, October 23).

--On September 10, Eugene Officers Mark Hubbard and Timothy Hunt shot and wounded Edgar Rodriguez. 26, who they say was armed with a gun (Eugene Register Guard, September 15).

--On August 25, Redmond Officer Corey Buckley intentionally struck Michael Gaskill, 63, with his patrol car, after Gaskill had gotten off a tricycle he was riding holding a gun near a hospital; he died three days later. Neighbors said Gaskill had serious mental health issues (Bend Bulletin, September 15).

--The family of Chase Hammer, who was shot and killed by Salem police in 2012 (PPR #58), received a $100,000 settlement and a requirement for Salem to improve mental health training and to set up a policy for communicating with families after their loved ones are shot by police (Oregonian, September 28).

  People's Police Report

January, 2017
Also in PPR #70

Police Kill 1st Man in a Year;
  Former Chief Indicted

  Shootings in Other Oregon Jurisdictions
Bad Police Contract Rushed Into Place
Judge Seeks Fixed DOJ Oversight Body
Review Board Makes Recommendations
Proposed Oversight Changes in Works
Cop Complaints Sustained Over Civilians'
Profiling: "Gang" List, $90K Settlement
Updates PPR 70
  • Cops Sweep Houseless from Springwater
  Policy Changes at a Standstill
  Sheriff Reese Keeps Job Till 2018
  WashCo Sheriff Troubling Behavior
  Training Council Squanders Time with Chief
  Mohammed Loses Appeal
Quick Flashes PPR 70
  PPB Violence at Post-Election Protests
  City Pays Big Bucks for Misconduct
Rapping Back #70

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