Press Release and Media Coverage on OIR Report

Download the PDF of the Press Release here: Media Coverage: “Report: Springfield police ‘immediately resorted to force’ in traffic stop that led to death of Stacy Kenny” published by the Register-Guard on March 31, 2021″Report on Springfield Police use of force released on 2nd anniversary of deadly shooting” published by KVAL on April 1, 2021″New…

Washington Post Article

Fatal police shootings of mentally ill people are 39 percent more likely to take place in small and midsized areas by Kimberly Kindy, Julie Tate, Jennifer Jenkins and Ted Mellnik Published Oct. 17, 2020 Read the full Washington Post article here.

Guest Blog Post on Pete Earley’s Blog

Pete Earley, author and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize finalist for his book Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness, shared a blog post by Kim Kenny on his blog, which offers many thoughtful perspectives on mental illness. This is the link to the blog post and it is also copied below. “I Will Never…

Oregon Legislature testimony

Barbara Kenny testified before the Oregon Legislature to the Joint Committee on Transparent Policing and Use of Force Reform on July 16, 2020. The meeting agenda page includes Barbara Kenny’s full statement and the family’s amended complaint.