On March 15, 2019, members of the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office gathered with faith, civic, law enforcement, and allies at the Muslim Educational Trust in Tigard, Oregon to stand in solidary and to reject all forms of violence after the terror attacks on two New Zealand mosques killed 49 people. Click “more” to read the full story.
On March 12, 2019, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr., announced the results from his office’s $38 million initiative to test Sexual Assault Evidence kits, known as “SAFE kits,” in states across the country, including Oregon. Click “more” to read the full story and press release.
Multnomah County District Attorney Investigator Erin Martinek performed CPR, for approximately five minutes, on a young woman who was found unresponsive and not breathing by Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Leslie G. Bottomly in downtown Portland, Oregon. Click “more” to read the full story.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office proudly supports House Bill 2797, “Taylor’s Law,” would require a prison sentence after a person is convicted of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance that results in the death of another person who used the controlled substance. Click “More” to read the full story.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office is providing Frequently Asked Questions About “Taylor’s Law,” which is being considered by Oregon lawmakers. Click “more” to see the full story.