Friday, August 12, 2005

~ oregon police disability records fall under public records provision ~

The personnel records of police and firefighters in Oregon are a public record, according to a recent decision.

In this case, a Multnomah County circuit court ruled that The Oregonian has the right to see the names of city police officers and firefighters who are on disability, how much they are being paid and whether they have reported receiving outside income, which could reduce their disability payments. Read the article