Sexual Assault Under Investigation

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police is looking for the public’s help in identifying a possible sexual assault suspect. Officers were called to Ashland Community Hospital to investigate what appears to be a case of sexual assault. Apparently the incident occurred sometime between 3:00 and 4:45am on the morning of October 4th in the area of … Continue reading »

Volunteers Help People in Crisis

MEDFORD, Ore. — Lezley Sanders answers the phone at the Community Works Crisis Helpline, “Good morning, Helpline.” She has been a volunteer at Helpline for the past 16 years. “I think one little thing that I can do is answer a phone at a crisis line, we all have time to do that.” The Crisis … Continue reading »

Military Looks at Ashland Police Program

ASHLAND, Ore. — A panel created by the Department of Defense is taking a close look at an Ashland program designed to help victims of sexual assault. One Ashland officer recently returned to southern Oregon after showing how the program can help sexual assault reporting in the military. The program is called “You Have Options.” … Continue reading »