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How we analyzed the outcomes of those freed by Oregon’s Psychiatric Security Review Board

Illustration special to the Enterprise by Katherine Lam

CORRECTION: A review of this story after publication identified factual errors and flaws in data analysis. To learn about the errors, please see this POST.

Editor’s Note: This Nov. 14 story by the Malheur Enterprise and ProPublica was based on data provided by Oregon’s Psychiatric Security Review Board that turned out to be incomplete. The board, in response to a series of public records requests, turned over the names of 334 people it said it had released from 2008 to 2017. After . . .