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The City of Portland, Oregon

Independent Police Review

Providing independent, civilian oversight of the Portland Police Bureau

phone: 503-823-0146

fax: 503-823-4571

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 140, Portland, OR 97204

Mission Statement

Updated: January 2017

IPR Mission Statement

The City Auditor’s Independent Police Review is a police oversight agency, and is independent and autonomous from the Portland Police Bureau.


  • Seeks diverse community input regarding Portland Police Bureau conduct, practices, and policies.
  • Investigates complaints regarding the Portland Police in a transparent manner.
  • Monitors emerging incidents, issues, and patterns in Portland Police conduct.
  • Reports to the public and recommends changes to the Portland Police Bureau.