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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Pedestrian/vehicle crash at Beltline Hwy. and W. 11th Avenue

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At 7:30 p.m. on February 21, callers reported a pedestrian had been lying in the middle of traffic at Beltline and W. 11th Avenue before he was hit by a Mazda. The driver remained on scene and the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with life-t...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Man arrested for DUII after driving wrong way on I-105

multiple police cars with flashing lights

Shortly before 2:30 a.m. on February 22, an officer spotted a truck traveling eastbound at high speed in the westbound lanes of I-105.  Several EPD units responded to the area as the involved vehicle continued into Springfield.  An EPD l...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Prowler arrested after going into backyards

K9 Kaz searching for crime

At 10:10 p.m. on February 10, Eugene Police were dispatched to a reported prowler in the 3300 block of Amherst Way. A man was seen going into back yards and checking houses. Multiple officers responded. One of the officers deployed a drone and located an ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Missing man's family and friends offer $1,500 reward

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Reward offered by family and friends of David Bjorkman
David Bjorkman’s family and friends are offering a $1,500+ reward if he is found. 
He has been missing since January 30 around 6 p.m. when he was at Fisherman’s Market, 7th Avenue and Blair. He...
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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Come serve with us - Join the Eugene Police Department

An officer with K9 meets a child in a mountain landscape

If you are someone who can perform multiple tasks with ease, you are calm under pressure, you are a good communicator and you care about people, you may have the skills necessary to be a good police officer. The Eugene Police Department is currently seeki...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Eugene Police Department: Accountability

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Eugene Police Department: Accountability

Message from Chief Chris Skinner

 In our profession, which we have chosen to serve our community, we are aware of a longstanding nationwide incidence of injustice to community members and communities of colo...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Recent Theft From Vehicle Incidents at Popular Outdoor Areas

In recent weeks, police have received information of several Theft from Vehicle incidents at Ridgeline trailheads in the Fox Hollow and 52nd Street/Willamette areas. The cases involve suspects who broke windows of vehicles and stole valuables that were le...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Rape Reported off Oakway Road

On August 17 at 5:17 a.m., police responded to report of an unknown problem after a female called 911 and the line was disconnected. The victim called back and reported being raped by a male she did not know in the 200 block of Oakway Center.

The suspect i...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Several Arrests Made From Riot During Last Weekend of May

On the night of Friday, May 29, and into the morning of Saturday, May 30, a peaceful protest in downtown Eugene devolved into a riot. While not everyone who participated in the original peaceful protest participated in the riot, several hundred individual...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Police looking for help identifying adult suspect and presumed juvenile victim

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Following the events that took place on July 25, and arrests made during the riot downtown, police have continued to investigate information and video posted online of an additional incident involving an adult male and apparent juvenile male victim. Durin...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Arrest information - Protest Turns to Riot

The following is information regarding arrests made on the night of June 25, during the riot. There is one arrest that is being depicted on social media that needs some context and that information is provided first, with the rest of the information about...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Police Respond to Shots Fired/Armed Subject call near W. 12th and Lawrence

On July 21, 2020 at 7:09 p.m., police responded to the area of W. 12th Avenue and Lawrence Street for the report of shots fired. Multiple callers also reported a male running through the neighborhood, armed with a handgun. It was the second armed subject/...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Police looking for information in stabbing

On
July 18, at approximately 11:14 p.m., police responded to the area of W 18thAvenue and Chambers Street following information of an unknown suspect who
stabbed the 24-year-old victim on the side of his upper body, and then rannorthbound on Chamber...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

EPD Initiates 1st Set of Policing Reforms in Wake of George Floyd's Death in Minneapolis

Eugene Police Department is deeply committed to taking a look at its policies and practices for racial equity and justice. In the wake of the George Floyd death in Minneapolis, local marches and rallies, and calls for police reform, we have considered wha...

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Eugene Police Accountability 2020 Reforms Police