Watch CBSN Live

Oregon woman calls 911 on black lawmaker canvassing neighborhood

A black lawmaker in Oregon says someone called police on her as she canvassed in a neighborhood to speak with constituents. State representative Janelle Bynum said the officer who responded on Tuesday acted professionally and even posed for a photo with her. She said she eventually talked to the woman who reported her and received an apology.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.