LaVoy   Finicum



Published on Jan 28, 2016

This is the complete video footage of a joint FBI and Oregon State Police traffic stop and OSP officer-involved shooting of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum along Oregon Highway 395 near milepost 50 in Harney County. This footage, which has only been edited to blur out aircraft information, was taken by the FBI on 01/26/2016 and released by the FBI on 01/28/2016. Note regarding date/time stamp in the left corner of video: Pilots use Zulu Time, also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), when they fly. Zulu time is eight hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time (PST). Therefore, although this footage was taken on January 26, 2016 in Oregon, the date/time stamp on the video shows just after midnight January 27, 2016.

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Harney County Joint Information Center Now Closed
FBI - Oregon - 02/14/16 3:45 PM
The Harney County Joint Information Center has now ceased operations. As previously noted, law enforcement activity will continue at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for some time. Future media calls can be directed to the FBI Portland Office at (503) 460-8099 or the appropriate law enforcement agency.

Fri. 02/12/16

FBI Update on Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Feb. 12, 2016
FBI - Oregon - 02/12/16 5:12 PM
Today, the FBI began to process the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a crime scene.

This morning, a team of FBI Special Agent Bomb Technicians, detectives with the Oregon State Police Arson/Explosives Unit, and bomb technicians from the Portland Police Bureau and Oregon Air National Guard conducted an initial sweep of the property. A full sweep is ongoing and will continue until the entire area is deemed safe for law enforcement to operate.

Currently, the FBI's Evidence Response Teams (ERT) has entered areas of the refuge and has begun to document and collect evidence related to potential crimes committed during the occupation.

The FBI's Art Crime Team has deployed to work on the refuge. These agents are specially-trained in cultural property investigations, and they will be responsible for working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Burns Paiute Tribe to identify and document damage to the tribe's artifacts and sacred burial grounds.

All of this work will likely take a number of weeks to complete. As the FBI works through each of these investigative processes, we will consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as to how and when we will be able to return control of the refuge to that agency.

Harney County Joint Information Center Update:

The Harney County Joint Information Center (JIC) will continue to be staffed through Sunday, February 14, 2016. Further details will be forthcoming regarding contact information once the JIC ceases to operate. 

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