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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

Independent Police Review Events

Citizen Review Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 5 2018, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM


Event Types > Community Events


Date:           Wednesday, December 5, 2018 (meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of each month)

Time:           5:30 pm     * Please Note: agenda times are approximate

Location:      Lovejoy Room (2nd floor), 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 November 7, 2018 meeting minutes)



5:35 pm – 5:40 pm      Director’s Report (IPR Assistant Program Manager Rachel Mortimer)


5:40 pm – 5:45 pm      Chair’s Report (CRC Chair Kristin Malone)


5:45 pm – 7:45 pm      Case File Review/ Appeal Hearing: 2018-C-0061/ 2018-X-0005

           Allegation that Sergeant A was untruthful when he told Appellant that

           he could be arrested for filming the police.


7:45 pm – 8:00 pm      New/Old CRC Business


8:00 pm—8:20 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: Neil Simon / Members: Vadim Mozyrsky

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: Daniel Schwartz / Members: Vanessa Yarie, Bridget Donegan, Daniel Schwartz and Jeff Bissonnette



3. 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: Candace Avalos /Members: Andrea Chiller, and Kayla Wade



4. Use of Force Workgroup (5 min.)

MISSION STATEMENT: The Use of 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 force. 

Chair: Kristin Malone / Members: Kayla Wade


8:20 pm —8:45 pm           Public comment and wrap-up comments by CRC members


TBA                                 Adjournment


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).

Visit the website for more information regarding the Independent Police Review division, Citizen Review Committee, protocols, CRC meeting schedules, and approved minutes:

CRC Members:

  1. If you know you will not be able to attend a CRC meeting or that you will be missing a significant amount of a meeting, please call or e-mail IPR in advance so that the CRC Chair may be made aware of your expected absence.
  2. After this meeting, please return your folder so IPR staff can use it for document distribution at the next CRC meeting.

*Note: agenda item(s) as well as the meeting date, time, or location may be subject to change.