Memorial Ride for Officer Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Motorcyclists revved up their engines before taking off on a scenic ride through Western Oregon. The distance they traveled had significant meaning. “248 miles that signifies Chris’ badge number and which is why we do 248 every year,” said Kristie Kilcullen, Chris’ wife. Officer Chris Kilcullen was shot and killed while conducting … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Ride in Memory of Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of motorcyclists from across the northwest will ride in memory for a fallen Eugene Police officer, Sunday. It’s the third annual Chris Kilcullen memorial ride. Officer Kilcullen was killed in the line of duty in April of 2011. The event starts at 9 a.m. at the European Motorcycles of Western Oregon. … Continue reading »

Fifth Annual Car Seat Safety Clinic

EUGENE, Ore. — Before hitting the road for the summer, it’s a good idea to make sure your child’s safety seat is correctly installed in your car—and the Eugene Police Department wants to help out. On Saturday, the EPD will team up with the Alliance for Community Traffic Safety to present the fifth annual Car … Continue reading »

Fallen Officer Remembered

EUGENE, Ore. — Two years ago Monday, Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen lost his life in the line of duty. Now his family is working to keep people like Chris’s killer off the streets. While it’s been two years since Chris was killed in the line of duty, family members say life without him never … Continue reading »

Riders Honor Fallen Officer

EUGENE, Ore. — This year’s Chris Kilcullen Memorial Ride brought in a larger crowd of bikers than last year’s. Hundreds filled the European Motorcycles of Western Oregon parking lot Sunday with their bikes and their support in what’s now a tradition. They went to seven different cities totaling 248 miles in honor of Chris’ badge … Continue reading »

Motorcyclists Prepare for Kilcullen Ride

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 200 motorcyclists rode to honor fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen last year. This year, organizers of the memorial ride hope to have many more this Sunday. By charging riders $40, the event raises money for the Chris Kilcullen Memorial Scholarship. “The kind of feedback that we got from last … Continue reading »

Remembering Officer Chris Kilcullen

By Jessica Debbas EUGENE, Ore. — A 12-year veteran of the Eugene Police Department, who many say was a great asset to this community, is being remembered by family and friends after he was killed in the line of duty Friday night. “From the very beginning, he was one of those outgoing, entertaining, pleasure to … Continue reading »