POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Hull Caballero Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 3 Chapter 3.21 City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division
3.21.020 Definitions.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 176317, 183657 and 186416, effective February 7, 2014.)  In this Chapter:


A.  “Appellant” means either:


1.  A person who has filed a complaint with IPR and subsequently requested review of the investigation or


2.  A member about whom a complaint has been filed with IPR and who has subsequently requested review by the Committee of the investigation.


B.  “Bureau” means the Bureau of Police of the City of Portland, Oregon.


C.  “Chief” means the Chief of the Bureau.


D.  "Citizen" or “community member” means any person who is not an employee of the Bureau.


E.  “Commissioner In Charge” means the Commissioner In Charge of the Bureau.


F.  “Committee” means the Citizen Review Committee, which is appointed by City Council members to assist IPR in the performance of its duties and responsibilities pursuant to this Chapter.


G.  “Complaint” means a complaint by a citizen, the Director, a member or other employee of the Bureau of alleged member misconduct.


H.  "Complainant" means any person who files a complaint against a member of the Portland Bureau.


I.  "Director" means the director of the Independent Police Review Division or the Director’s designee.


J.  "Finding" means a conclusion reached after investigation as to whether facts show a violation of Bureau policy. 


K.  "Early Warning System" means the Bureau's method of identifying officers exhibiting a pattern of behavior that signals potential problems for both the Bureau and public, as explained in General Order 345.00.


L.  “IAD” means the Internal Affairs Division of the Bureau, whose responsibilities and procedures are described in Section 330.00 of the Manual of Rules and Procedures of the Bureau, as amended from time to time.


M.  "IPR Investigator" means an investigator of the Independent Police Review Division.


N.  "IPR" means the Independent Police Review Division.


O.  "Member" means a sworn employee of the Bureau or a supervisor of sworn employees. An “involved” member is a member about whom a complaint has been submitted to IPR or the Bureau.


P.  “Misconduct” means conduct by a member which conduct violates Bureau regulations or orders, or other standards of conduct required of City employees.


Q.  “Request for Review” means a request by an appellant that the Committee review an IAD or IPR investigation of alleged member misconduct.


R.  “RU (Responsibility Unit) Manager” means a commanding officer or manager of a Bureau division, unit or precinct.


S.  “Supported by the Evidence.”  A finding regarding a complaint is supported by the evidence when a reasonable person could make the finding in light of the evidence, whether or not the reviewing body agrees with the finding.


T.  “Police Review Board” means the board established by Code Section 3.20.140.


U.  "Policy-related issue" means a topic pertaining to the Police Bureau's hiring and training practices, the Manual of Policies and Procedures, equipment, and general supervision and management practices, but not pertaining specifically to the propriety or impropriety of a particular officer's conduct.

Title 3
Chapter 3.02 Council Organization and Procedure
Chapter 3.04 Subpoena Powers
Chapter 3.05 City Auditor's Audit Services Division
Chapter 3.06 Departments, Bureaus and Divisions Generally
Chapter 3.08 Treasurer
Chapter 3.10 Office of City Attorney
Chapter 3.12 Bureau of Transportation
Chapter 3.13 Bureau of Environmental Services
Chapter 3.15 Office of Management and Finance
Chapter 3.16 City Budget Office
Chapter 3.18 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.20 Bureau of Police
Chapter 3.21 City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division
Chapter 3.22 Portland Fire & Rescue
Chapter 3.24 Portland Water Bureau
Chapter 3.26 Bureau of Parks
Chapter 3.27 Portland Parks and Recreation Board
Chapter 3.28 Bureau of Health
Chapter 3.30 Bureau of Development Services
Chapter 3.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.33 Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Chapter 3.34 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.36 Portland Housing Bureau
Chapter 3.38 Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC)
Chapter 3.40 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.46 Bureau of Insect Control
Chapter 3.52 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.53 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.54 Loss Control and Prevention
Chapter 3.57 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.58 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.60 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.62 Boxing Commission
Chapter 3.64 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.66 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.67 Performing Arts Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.68 Formal Japanese Garden Commission
Chapter 3.70 Pittock Mansion Advisory Commission
Chapter 3.71 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.72 Committee on Claims
Chapter 3.74 Oaths of Office
Chapter 3.76 Public Records
Chapter 3.77 Office of the Ombudsman
Chapter 3.78 Acquisition of County Property for Park Purposes
Chapter 3.80 Special Permits
Chapter 3.82 Officer and Employee Bonds
Chapter 3.84 City Owned Motor Vehicle Accident Reports
Chapter 3.86 Golf Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.88 Investment Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.90 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.92 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.94 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.95 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.96 Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Chapter 3.98 Towing Board of Review
Chapter 3.99 Fair Wage Policies
Chapter 3.100 Equal Opportunity
Chapter 3.101 Property Tax Exemption for Low Income Housing Held by Charitable Non-Profit Organizations
Chapter 3.102 Property Tax Exemption for New Construction of Single-Unit Housing in Homebuyer Opportunity Areas
Chapter 3.103 Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development
Chapter 3.104 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.105 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.106 Exposition-Recreation Commission
Chapter 3.107 Water Quality Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.110 Bureau of Hydroelectric Power
Chapter 3.111 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.112 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.114 Office for Community Technology
Chapter 3.115 Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
Chapter 3.116 Waterways Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.120 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.122 Economic Improvement Districts
Chapter 3.123 Portland Utility Board
Chapter 3.124 Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
Chapter 3.125 Disaster Policy Council
Chapter 3.126 Emergency Management Steering Committee
Chapter 3.127 Bureau of Portland Fire and Police Disability and Retirement
Chapter 3.128 Office of Equity and Human Rights
Chapter 3.129 Human Rights Commission
Chapter 3.130 Administrative Appeals