Category Archives: State Police (OSP)

Hunter loses record-setting trophy buck after Oregon jury hears case

The buck was one for the record books. The 8-point mule deer taken in the Steens Mountain Unit in 2015 measured 1st that year for Non-Typical Archery Mule Deer and 8th all-time in the state of Oregon at the Northwest Sportsman Show. Source: Hunter loses record-setting trophy buck after Oregon jury hears case

Oregon State Police funding has rare bipartisan support

Brown calls for more troopers, and GOP agrees. Republicans say they will back Gov. Kate Brown’s effort to start rebuilding the Oregon State Police, which today is staffed at the same levels as in 1969, when the state had half the number of residents as today. Many in the GOP oppose portions of Brown’s new […]
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Salmon stolen from Bull Run fish trap, police say

Oregon State Police looking for thieves at the Bull Run River Fish Trap in Dodge Park north of Sandy Source: Salmon stolen from Bull Run fish trap, police say

Brown’s budget boosts troopers

For 26 years, Travis Hampton worked out of patrol offices for Oregon State Police. Year after year, he saw calls and car crashes increase as the disparity between the population and number of troopers grew. Source: Brown’s budget boosts troopers

State Police cheer as Gov. Brown proposes big funding boost

Oregon ranks second in per-capita trooper numbers. Brown and OSP plan to get the state to the middle of the pack, where they hope it will stay for good. For 26 years, Travis Hampton worked out of patrol offices for Oregon State Police. Year after year, he saw calls and car accidents increase as the […]
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State police poised for more troopers, filling gaps around Oregon

Oregon State Police last year had no one to dispatch to 11,000 calls for service because of diminished trooper ranks. The proposed state budget would put troopers in empty slots and on the road starting next year. Source: State police poised for more troopers, filling gaps around Oregon | Salem Reporter

State finds police departments violated wage laws; trainee alleges firing for being whistleblower

An Oregon man said he was fired from the police academy after he complained to the state about police departments not paying trainees for all hours worked while at the state academy. Source: State finds police departments violated wage laws; trainee alleges firing for being whistleblower

Police investigate after poachers unlawfully kill two bull elk in Washington County

Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is investigating a poaching incident in rural Washington County. Oregon State Police troopers first received information about a group of hunters that unlawfully shot two bull elk and left them to rot on Nov. 10. Police say the hunters were on Weyerhaeuser property near Wolf Creek Road and […]
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State trooper shot on Christmas 2016 files $30 million lawsuit

Nic Cederberg was shot by James Tylka after a chase through Washington County. Nic Cederberg and his wife are accusing Washington County’s 911 Center of mishandling a case that ended with the Oregon State Police trooper being shot 12 times on Christmas Day 2016 and a lifetime of disabilities. Source: Pamplin Media Group – State […]
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Police investigate 20 birds found dead near Hillsboro

Oregon State Police are investigating after nearly two dozen birds were found dead in a field. Authorities are investigating a strange case north of Hillsboro where more than 20 birds, including at least one eagle, appear to have dropped dead along West Union Road. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Police investigate 20 birds found dead […]
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