Missing Justus

A Portland cop says he was forced out of his job over a human-trafficking case.

Cops and Courts
The Portland Police Bureau’s former point man on the issue of human trafficking has put the city on notice that he intends to sue his former supervisor for gender harassment.   More
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

City Hall: Commissioners Approve Funding to Fight Human Trafficking

Portland City Council voted 5-0 this morning to allocate $285,000 from the general fund to help fight human trafficking, a crime that earned Portland the nickname "Pornland" from Dan Rather. "This is not the kind of recognition I want for the city I love," Mayor Sam Adams told his colleagues this morning. The one-time money will double the number of sexual-abuse-victim advocates at the Sexual ...   More
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

How To Learn More About A Tough Topic: Human Trafficking

Here's one thing I learned after attending a human trafficking panel earlier this week: Portland is a prime spot for traffickers who thrive off of an endless product - other people. Here's one other thing after attending the symposium Tuesday night put together by Oregonians Against Trafficking Humans, Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel and Clark County Soroptimists: More than 50 percent ...   More
Friday, October 23, 2009 Sasha Ingber


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