Date: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 (meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of each month)
Time: 5:30 pm * Please Note: agenda times are approximate
Location: Lovejoy Room, Portland City Hall. 1221 SW 4th Ave. Portland, OR 97204
5:30 pm—5:35 pm Introductions and Welcome (CRC Chair Kristin Malone)
(Approval of December 6, 2017 meeting minutes)
5:35 pm – 5:40 pm Director’s Report (IPR Director Constantin Severe)
5:40 pm – 5:45 pm Chair’s Report (CRC Chair Kristin Malone)
5:45 pm – 6:00 pm Election of CRC Vice Chair and CRC Recorder (CRC Chair Kristin Malone)
6:00 pm – 6:10 pm New/Old CRC Business
6:10 pm—6:35 pm Workgroup updates: Please provide the following information —
1) Brief summary of the goals and objectives of your workgroup
2) Date of last meeting
3) Brief summary of the work done at your last meeting
4) Next scheduled meeting
5) Main topic to be discussed/addressed at the next meeting
6) Any assistance from IPR or CRC needed to achieve your goals
1. Outreach Workgroup (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Outreach Workgroup engages the community to raise awareness about the Citizen Review Committee (CRC), gather concerns about police services and accountability, and identify issues for the CRC to address. Following up with appellants and others community requests will supplement current work group tasks. Additionally, outreach committee members will serve as point for ongoing communications with IPR, the City, the Bureau, community members and/or act as the face of CRC.
Chair / Members: Neil Simon, Candace Avalos and Roberto Rivera
IPR staff: Irene Konev, Community Outreach Coordinator
2. Recurring Audit (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Recurring Audit Workgroup seeks to improve accountability of IPR and the Portland Police Bureau by reviewing closed cases to ensure procedures, policies and protocols are followed and will recommend improvements, if necessary.
Chair / Members: Vanessa Yarie, Bridget Donegan, Daniel Schwartz and Jeff Bissonnette
3. Policy and Protocols (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Policy and Protocols Workgroup examines CRC jurisdiction and the standard of review and recommends action to the CRC. Additionally, the workgroup will review community letters/input on policy issues and police bureau issues and present findings to full CRC.
Chair: Kiosha Ford / Members: Julie Falk Julie Ramos, and Kristin Malone
4. Crowd Control Workgroup (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Crowd Control Workgroup examines existing crowd control policies, training, and tactics of the Portland Police Bureau, reviews crowd control best practices, legal standards and other information, and makes appropriate recommendations.
Chair /Members: Michael Luna and Candace Avalos
5. Use of Deadly Force Workgroup (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Use of Deadly Force Workgroup examines Portland Police Bureau use of deadly force policies, directives, training and implementation in order to recommend and support any needed change in Portland Police Bureau use of deadly force.
Chair: David Denecke / Members: Rochelle Silver, Andrea Chiller, Kristin Malone and James Young
6:35 pm —6:45 pm Public comment and wrap-up comments by CRC members
To better serve you, a request for an interpreter or assisted listening device for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made three (3) days prior to the meeting—please call the IPR main line 823-0146 (or TYY 503-823-6868).