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PSF-5.15 - Independent Police Review - Untimely Appeal Protocol

INDEPENDENT POLICE REVIEW (IPR) - UNTIMELY APPEAL PROTOCOL
Administrative Rule Adopted by Auditor's Office Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
ARB-PSF-5.15

 
The complainant shall be advised by the Independent Police Review (IPR) of a specific deadline to file an appeal that will be no less than 35 calendar days from the date that the Internal Affairs (IA) disposition letter is forwarded to the complainant.

No appeal received after the specified deadline given to the complainant or member in the notification from IPR or IA regarding disposition of a complaint will be permitted, except that:

 

If an appeal request has been received within 60 calendar days after the complainant has been notified regarding the disposition of a complaint, the IPR Director may refer the appeal to the Citizen Review Committee (CRC) for an appeal hearing and recommendation if, after conferring with the CRC Chair (or designee) and Vice-Chair (or designee):

 

1.  The IPR Director concludes that the appeal has merit, or

 

2.  The IPR Director concludes that the complainant has a reasonable explanation for failing to file the appeal in a timely manner.

 

If an appeal is declined as being untimely, the CRC Chair (or designee) and Vice-Chair (or designee) will review the appeal to identify any issues relating to policy, training, or quality of investigation.

 


HISTORY
Adoption recommended by Citizen Review Committee on April 15, 2003. Promulgated by IPR Director as of April 16, 2003.
Submitted for inclusion in PPD April 16, 2003.
Amended by Citizen Review Committee January 12, 2011 and filed for inclusion in PPD February 8, 2011.

Table of Contents
PSF-5.01 - Independent Police Review Division - Internal Affairs Protocols & Procedures - Citizen Initiated Complaints
PSF-5.02 - Independent Police Review Division - Internal Affairs Protocols & Procedures - Bureau Initiated Complaints (Deleted)
PSF-5.03 - Citizen Review Committee - Independent Police Review Division - Appeals Procedures
PSF-5.04 - Citizen Review Committee - Independent Police Review Division - Communication Guidelines
PSF-5.05 - Citizen Review Committee - Independent Police Review Division - Guidelines for Declinations of CRC Appeals (Deleted)
PSF-5.06 - Citizen Review Committee (CRC) - Independent Police Review Division (IPR) - Process for Appointment and Reappointment to CRC
PSF-5.07 - Citizen Review Committee - Public Comment Protocol
PSF-5.08 - Independent Police Review Division - Internal Affairs Protocols & Procedures - Service Complaint Protocol
PSF-5.09 - Independent Police Review - Mediation Program Protocols
PSF-5.10 - Independent Police Review - Mediation Program Guidelines
PSF-5.11 - Citizen Review Committee - Independent Police Review Case File Review Meeting Protocol
PSF-5.12 - Citizen Review Committee (CRC) - Workgroup Protocol
PSF-5.13 - Citizen Review Committee (CRC) - IPR - Supplemental Appeal Hearing Protocol
PSF-5.14 - Citizen Review Committee (CRC) - Protocol for Request for Reconsideration of CRC Decision
PSF-5.15 - Independent Police Review - Untimely Appeal Protocol
PSF-5.16 - City Council Appeals Protocol for Independent Police Review Division's Citizen Review Committee Appeals
PSF-5.17 - Citizen Review Committee - Independent Police Review Division - Guidance for Working Together Effectively
PSF-5.18 - Citizen Review Committee - City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division - Policy Review Protocol
PSF-5.19 - Independent Police Review Division - Case Handling Guidelines
PSF-5.20 - Internal Affairs Guidelines For Screening Referrals From IPR
PSF-5.21 - Independent Police Review - Citizen Review Committee - Appeal Process Advisor
PSF-5.22 - Citizen Review Committee - Election of Officers
PSF-5.23 - Citizen Review Committee - Independent Police Review Division - CRC Member Duties and Responsibilities
PSF-5.24 - Independent Police Review - Review of Tort Claims and Civil Complaints Alleging Tortious Conduct by Portland Police Officers