Latino relations with Medford police get mixed reviews

11/17/14  Portland, Ore.

Survey results from the Latino Police Relations project, authored by Oregon Health & Science University nursing students Liz Jacobson and Kevin Roberts, revealed interesting findings for the Medford Police Department.

(Reported in the Mail Tribune) The Medford Latino community's perception of the city's police department isn't terrible, but there's a lot of room for improvement, researchers told the City Council during a work session Thursday night.

 

According to survey results from the Latino Police Relations project, authored by Oregon Health & Science University nursing students Liz Jacobson and Kevin Roberts, 48 percent of respondents reported feeling the Latino community had a "somewhat" positive relationship with the Medford Police Department.

 

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