Oregon DOJ News

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2018 Public Notice

The Oregon Sunshine Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 16 at 1:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Oregon State Capitol (900 Court St NE, Salem, OR 97301) in Hearing Room 343. The meeting will also be streamed live on the Citizen Engagement Video website. Agenda Approval of prior meeting’s minutes. (Possible discussion, vote.) Report… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on April 20, 2018

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces Settlement with Race Director of the Portland Marathon

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced today that the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Portland Marathon have reached an $865,000 settlement with Lester Smith, former board member and Race Director of the Portland Marathon. The settlement requires Mr. Smith to pay the Portland Marathon $865,000, of which $50,000 will be paid to DOJ… View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 18, 2018

AG Rosenblum Launches New Resource on Oregon’s New Gun Safety Laws

What you need to know to keep your family and loved ones safe Oregon Attorney General today launched a new downloadable resource for Oregonians who are concerned about a family or household member who is in possession of a gun or other weapon. Oregon’s new “Red Flag Law”, also called the Extreme Risk Protection Order… View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 13, 2018

Oregon’s Red Flag Law

Oregon’s ‘Red Flag Law’ is one of the few tools Oregonians have to quickly remove a gun or weapon from somebody who is at risk. When we realized that not that many Oregonians seem to realize this law is an option for them, we decided to create a resource for Oregonians that was simple and easy… View Article

Posted in News on April 13, 2018

Attorney General Rosenblum Announces DOJ Division Name Change: Formally Acknowledges Both Victims and Survivors of Crimes

During National Crime Victims Week Oregon DOJ also distributes $9.1 million in federal grants In recognition of Crime Victims Week (April 8-14, 2018), Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced that the Oregon Department of Justice has renamed its Crime Victims’ Services Division to add “survivor” to its name. The new division is now named… View Article

Posted in Media Release on April 10, 2018