Public Support for Police Departments

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — While police across the country are preparing for possible trouble in Ferguson, officers say they don’t expect anything like that locally. Springfield police say they work every single day to have a good relationship with the community to prevent this kind of reaction. The Springfield Police Department says maintaining public support is … Continue reading »

Residents Get Inside Look at SPD

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Local residents are getting a chance to learn about the inner workings of the Springfield Police Department thanks to its Citizens Police Academy. The program has been going on for about 25 years now, and coordinators say each year the class just gets bigger and bigger. This year 35 students fill a … Continue reading »