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PORTLAND -- A man shot in the back by Portland police exactly one year ago was remembered at a memorial service Saturday.

Dozens of friends and family of 25-year-old Aaron Campbell attended the service at Emmanuel Temple on N. Sumner Street.

The Stop the Violence Memorial Service aimed to honor Campbell and to call attention to what organizers call unjust police violence, as well as gang and domestic violence.

Rev. Jesse Jackson visited Portland last year to protest the shooting, calling Campbell s death an execution.

The officer who shot Campbell was terminated from the Portland Police Bureau. Three other officers were reprimanded with two weeks of unpaid leave. The shooting also sparked heated debate to change police tactics.

Background: Jesse Jackson calls for probe into Campbell death

On January 29, 2010, police responded to a welfare call at a Portland apartment complex, where Campbell was distraught over his brother s death. Reports said Campbell had been drinking and was threatening suicide with a .22-caliber pistol. Police negotiators convinced Campbell to come out of the apartment backwards with his hands behind his head.

One officer then shot Campbell with a bean bag gun, another officer released a police dog and Campbell began to run. It was then that officer Ron Frashour, a sniper, fired the fatal shot. Campbell was unarmed but police left him lying on the ground for half an hour before a special weapons unit showed up to determine that he was unarmed.

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