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Oct 9, 2012 at 10:42 AM
The Eugene City Council renewed the "exclusion zone" for up to another year.
Oct 9, 2012 at 10:42 AM

EUGENE, Ore. - Urinating in public downtown will no longer get you "excluded" from the Downtown Public Safety Zone.

The Eugene City Council renewed the "exclusion zone" for up to another year.

The zone allows law enforcement...
Feb 27, 2012 at 11:50 PM
The Eugene City Council voted to extend the downtown Exclusion Zone Monday.
Feb 22, 2012 at 8:59 AM
Citizens and groups gathered at Tuesday night's Eugene City Council meeting to weigh in on whether or not the Downtown Exclusion Zone should continue.
Feb 22, 2012 at 8:59 AM

EUGENE, Ore. - Citizens and groups gathered at Tuesday night's Eugene City Council meeting to weigh in on whether or not the city's Downtown Public Safety Zone - also known as the Exclusion Zone - should continue.

The zone bans people...
Dec 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM
The Downtown Public Safety Zone will end April 2012 unless the Eugene City Council takes action to continue the policy.
Dec 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - The Downtown Public Safety Zone will end April 2012 unless the Eugene City Council takes action to continue the policy.

Commonly known as the "exclusion zone," the policy allows police to ask a judge to bar someone...
Dec 8, 2010 at 4:23 PM
The Eugene City Council voted 5 to 3 to extend the Downtown Public Safety Zone for 18 months until April 2012. Commonly known as the "exclusion zone," the zone allows law enforcement to bar people accused of certain crimes from being in Eugene's...
Oct 5, 2010 at 4:18 PM
If police cite you for any of a number of crimes, a judge can ban you from downtown for 90 days or a year - without a conviction. The policy appears to have moved some chronic crime problems out of downtown.
Aug 9, 2010 at 2:32 PM
Eugene police want the City Council to extend the sunset date for the Downtown Public Safety Zone by 150 days to give the Police Commission and City Council more time to review the results of the two-year-old effort.
Jul 26, 2010 at 1:26 PM
Eugene police want the City Council to extend the sunset date for the Downtown Public Safety Zone by 150 days to give the Police Commission and City Council more time to review the results of the two-year-old effort. The Downtown Public Safety Zone,...
Jul 26, 2010 at 1:26 PM
Eugene police want the City Council to extend the sunset date for the Downtown Public Safety Zone by 150 days to give the Police Commission and City Council more time to review the results of the two-year-old effort.
Jan 27, 2010 at 5:38 PM
The Eugene City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to support a 12-point plan that aims to improve safety in Downtown Eugene. “Making downtown safer is a critical step in our downtown revitalization efforts," said City Manager Jon Ruiz. "These...
Oct 5, 2009 at 1:31 PM
On Saturday, police say a Eugene man was set on fire during an assault in the downtown/university area. Today, EPD sent out this response: To respond to recent crimes that have occurred in the downtown area, as well as a sustained level of problem...
Oct 23, 2008 at 5:10 PM
The City of Eugene plans to clean up downtown by kicking out criminals. Police will start enforcing an exclusion zone Friday.  But how will the process work?