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A federal jury has ruled in favor of Eugene Police in an excessive force civil lawsuit against the department. The case was brought by a woman and her son who were arrested after calling for help because the young man was in mental health crisis.

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A Eugene man was killed early Thursday when his car was hit by a driver allegedly fleeing a sheriff’s deputy.

A group of social justice and human rights organizations is urging the City of Eugene to involve them in the hiring process for a new police chief.

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Starting next month, Eugene police officers will wear bodycams while on duty.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

A group of public safety advocates have formed a new non-profit to help out the Eugene Police Department.

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A man who tried to calm down a mob of teenagers as police broke up a confrontation is in “serious condition” according to Eugene police.  

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Since 1981, Pete Kerns has served with the Eugene Police Department.  Now, after serving in many posts through the last 34 years, the current EPD Chief of Police says he’s retiring. 

KLCC’s Brian Bull talked to Chief Kerns.  He began by asking how the EPD has evolved in his time. 

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The chief of Eugene’s police department is retiring.  After more than three decades of service, Pete Kerns says he’ll officially step down in the next month or two.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday and extra officers will be on patrol to look out for people driving under the influence. 

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Eugene Police have stepped up their presence in the downtown, particularly in the Park Blocks area.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

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