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Independent Police Review

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

phone: 503-823-0146

fax: 503-823-4571

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

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Citizen Review Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 3 2021, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Event Types > Community Events


Date:           Wednesday, March 3, 2021 (meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of each month)
Time:           5:30 pm     * Please Note: agenda times are approximate
In accordance with City and State guidelines regarding to the COVID-19, we are holding a virtual meeting via Zoom. Please follow the instructions below to join the meeting:

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5:30 pm - 5:35 pm       Introductions and Welcome (CRC Chair Candace Avalos)
5:35 pm - 5:45 pm       About tonight's Meeting 

5:45 pm - 5:50 pm       Director's Report (IPR Director Ross Caldwell)
5:50 pm - 5:55 pm       Chair’s Report (CRC Chair Candace Avalos)
5:55 pm - 6:15 pm       New/Old Business
                                 1) Check in on 2021 Goals
                                 2) Preparing for New CRC Members
                                 3) April Elections
6:15 pm—6:30 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. Policy & Outreach Workgroup (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Policy & 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.
Chair: Vadim Mozyrsky / Members: Julie Falk, David Lin, Carol Johnson, and Shaina Pomerantz 
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 PPB by reviewing closed cases and other relevant data to ensure procedures, policies and protocols are appropriate and followed, and that recommendations for improvements are made based on emerging evidence and analysis. The Recurring Audit Workgroup will also work with other CRC Workgroups to develop policy recommendations for improvements.   
Chair: / Members: Vadim Mozyrsky and Jihane Nami

3. Crowd Control & Use of Force Workgroup (5 min.)
MISSION STATEMENT: The Crowd Control & Use of Force Workgroup examines existing use of force policies, training, and tactics of the Portland Police Bureau, reviews best practices, legal standards and other information, and makes appropriate recommendations. 
Chair: Candace Avalos / Members: Andy Chiller, Sylvan Fraser, Taylor Snell, Yume Delegato, Sarah Malik, Amanda Boman, Barak Goodman, Val Barlow, and Alec Condon

6:30 pm—7:00 pm           Public comment and wrap-up comments by CRC members
TBA                             Adjournment