Oregon Firearm Crime Dashboard
A triple digit-percent increase in gun violence prosecutions. That's what a new online feature revealed for some Oregonians today[Thursday].The Firearms Data Dashboard shows a dramatic increase in Multnomah County over the last three years. In 2019, prosecutors filed charges in 109 cases, an average of nine per month. That number more than doubled to 281 cases last year, a jump of 158-percent, for an average of 23 per month. This year continued that upward trend with charges filed in 285 gun crime cases through August, an average of 35 per month.