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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, November 6 2019, 5:30 PM to 8:40 PM


Event Types > Community Events


Date:                     Wednesday, November 6, 2019 (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 September 4, 2019 meeting minutes)



5:35 pm – 5:40 pm      Director’s Report (IPR Director Ross Caldwell)



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



5:45 pm—7:45 pm      Special Presentation: Advisory bodies training (Ashley Tjaden, Office of Community and Civic Life)

- 60 mins
Topic: “Introduction to Equity: Gaining a Shared Equity Language”

Presenter: Ashley Tjaden | Advisory Bodies Program | Office of Community & Civic Life

- 30 mins
Topic: “Responsibilities as Advisory Body Members”

Presenter: Ashley Tjaden | Advisory Bodies Program | Office of Community & Civic Life

For a link to the Full PPT Training click here.

- 20 mins
Discussion: Brainstorming how to move the work forward, while in compliance.

Participants: CRC members only

Facilitators: KC Jones & Ashley Tjaden



7:45 pm—8:00 pm              New/Old Business



8:00 pm—8:25 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: Vadim Mozyrsky, and Julie Falk

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: Hilary Houck, and Jihane Nami



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  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: Andy Chiller, Sylvan Fraser, and Kayla Wade



8:25 pm—8:40 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.