Written June 11th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
On an evening bike ride Friday, I was surprised by the sight of five Corvallis police cars and about as many officers assembled near the west end of Ninth Avenue in Albany.
Written May 4th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
The city council has asked for a report on Albany’s so-called Enhanced Law Enforcement Area, including how often it has been enforced. Another question might be: Does the public know what or where it is?
Written November 18th, 2020 by Hasso Hering
Despite tough talk from Governor Brown, don’t expect anyone to be hauled off in handcuffs in Albany or elsewhere in Oregon for violating her new executive order for a coronavirus “freeze.”
Written November 26th, 2019 by Hasso Hering
Marcia Harnden, a captain in the police force of Bellevue, Wash., has been selected as the next chief of the Albany Police Department.
Written August 30th, 2019 by Hasso Hering
You wouldn’t think people need to be reminded of the obvious, but in the experience of the Albany police, it helps to do so from time to time. Or at least to make the attempt.
Written February 1st, 2019 by Hasso Hering
The latest annual report of the Albany Police Department might cause drivers to avoid certain intersections because of their crash history. But of course they’re on the main thoroughfares, so avoiding them would be hard.
Written December 29th, 2018 by Hasso Hering
Dozens of times over the last few months, I’ve ridden the bike past a roadside memorial where the Cox Creek Path comes out on Salem Avenue. Wind and weather have reduced the shrine to a small pile of rubbish, but you can still tell for whom it was put up.