Beaten to Death By Portland Police

Protest against Portland Oregon police Department, September 17, 2008, the second anniversary of the beating death of James Chasse, at the hands of the Portland Police. Chasse, a mildly schizophrenic man died in the police car on the way to the hospital, after jail officials refused to book him due to his severe injuries. This homicide is only one of many instances where unarmed citizens have died at the hands of Portland police.