The Other Face of Tri-Met

Number 16039
Subject Backgrounding
Source Willamette Week (Portland, Ore.)
State OR
Year 1999
Publication Date Jun. 23, 1999
Summary The Willamette Week reports "the story of a 32-year-old retarded woman who was raped by a convicted murderer, who was driving for a major metropolitan transit agency. How did this happen? Tri-Met, Portland's public transit agency, did not check the backgrounds of the drivers who served the most vulnerable passengers..."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 11
Keywords Medical Assistance Program public records Medicaid Commercial Information Systems Oregon Judicial Information Network crime violence sexual assault handicapped disabled special needs
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