Eugene’s Civilian Review Board (CRB) discussed a community impact case Tuesday involving the investigation into the Police Department’s use of force during protests in May. The board agreed with most of EPD’s adjudication.
Eugene City Councilors listened to a presentation about the progress the Police Policy Ad Hoc Committee has made so far during their Nov. 9 work session. At the end of the meeting, the city council approved the extension of the committee and to pay members while working on ad hoc subcommittees.
The Ad Hoc Committee on Police Policy was created by the Eugene City Council earlier this year in response to Black Lives Matter protesters who advocated for police reform. The group will review current police policies and make recommendations to the City Council for changes and improvements.
Defunding Eugene’s police force is not an option for advancing law enforcement, says its chief. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, Chris Skinner shared those remarks today, one week following a major downtown riot.
It remains unknown which individuals created a bonfire in a traffic intersection and trashed a business complex in Eugene Friday night. As KLCC's Brian Bull reports, the riot grew out of a peaceful protest over the death of George Floyd.
The City of Eugene has implemented a curfew for tonight and Sunday for the downtown area. This after a march to protest the killing of George Floyd turned to a destructive riot with people setting fires and destroying property.