A Life in Law Enforcement

When you spend your career in law enforcement, you expect to deal with some of the worst elements of society, but there’s another side of that line of work that most people don’t think about and that’s the impact on the family of the law enforcement community.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom introduces us to Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Cima, who recently served his last shift after nearly four decades of serving and protecting the people of Oregon.

Local Law Enforcement Participate in “No-Shave November” Face-Off

You may have noticed that your favorite law enforcement officers in the community are looking a little “scruffy” these days, but it’s actually for a good cause.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan reports on the “No-Shave November” friendly competition between the City of Bend Police Department and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Oregon.

U.S. Representative Greg Walden Visits Bend for Roundtable Opioid Discussion

An average of three Oregonians die every week from a prescription opioid overdose. That’s why U.S. Representative Greg Walden paid a visit to Bend today to meet with law enforcement, medical personnel and local government agencies to see what kind of programs they are using to tackle the problem.

Thousands Set to Arrive in Oregon for Annual Gathering

For a few weeks now, authorities across the state have been warning residents about an increase in traffic and the potential impact for an event known as the “Rainbow Gathering” in Eastern Oregon in July.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan looks at why the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office decided to issue its own warning this morning.

Phone Scam Alert: Tips From a Fraud Examiner

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office has received reports about multiple phone scams currently going on in Central Oregon. The scams involve people impersonating Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel and other officials, and when the scammers get someone on the line they tell them and they better pay up or they’re going to jail for things like missing jury duty.

As Central Oregon Daily’s Mackenzie Wilson reports, although the scams usually target the elderly and disabled, sometimes scammers find themselves on the other end of the line with somebody who knows exactly what they’re trying to pull.