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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

James Williams

James Williams grew up in rural Mississippi and came of age in Boise, Idaho, after completing his military obligation in both the US Air Force and in the Idaho Army National Guard. James earned his B.A., Masters in Admin. of Justice and Security, and is on track to complete his Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University in 2020. James is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Academy located in Glynco, GA. He has over 11 years of combined experience in conducting criminal investigations into human trafficking, international narcotic trafficking, and counter-terrorism while stationed in Southwestern Arizona. James is extremely thrilled to be back in the Northwest to experience Portland’s food choices and its unique culture.