Police stand outside the Cheerful Tortoise bar following the June 29 shooting of a Jason Washington, a 45 year-old black Navy veteran and postal worker who was shot and killed by Portland State University police while trying to stop a bar fight across from the campus.
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Campus opens probes; board open to disarming
After a grand jury cleared two Portland State University police officers of criminal charges in the shooting death of a lawfully armed black man and evidence from the case is before the public for the first time, the university will begin its own public investigations into the circumstances of the case which will include an examination of PSU’s policing policies and may result in a decision to disarm campus police entirely, PSU officials said.
PSU body camera footage released; campus probe continues
Video release comes day after a Multnomah County Grand Jury cleares the campus safety officers of any criminal charges