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Citizen Review Committee Meeting
Starts Wednesday, April 2 2014 @ 5:30 PM Ends 8:00 PM
Length 2.5 Hours  
Event Types > Meetings > Advisory Committee



*Please Note: Agenda Times Are Approximate


Date:            Wednesday April 2, 2014

Time:            5:30 pm — 8:00 pm

Location:       Lovejoy Room (2nd Floor), Portland City Hall, 1220 SW 4th Ave Portland, OR 97204




5:30 pm—5:45 pm       Introductions and Welcome (CRC Chair Jamie Troy)

                               Amending August, 2013 Meeting Minutes
                               Approval of March, 2014 Meeting Minutes


5:45 pm—6:00 pm       Special presentation by Katherine Heekin and Tony Campbell from the Training         

                                   Advisory Committee


6:00 pm—6:15 pm       Director's Report (IPR Director Constantin Severe)


6:15 pm—6:30 pm       Chair’s Report (CRC Chair Jamie Troy)


6:30 pm—7:30 pm       Case File Review: Appeal 2013-C-0194/2014-X-0001

                         Appeal Summary:

                         Allegation that that Officers A, B, C, and Sergeant D used inappropriate 

                         force toward the appellant during his arrest on July 9, 2013


7:30 pm—7:35 pm        Break


7:35 pm—7:50 pm        New Business 

1)      CRC elections

2)      Discussing CRC Council liaison assignments:

  • Commissioner Novick:  Bridget Donegan & Jim Young
  • Commissioner Saltzman:  Mae Wilson & Jeff Bissonnette
  • Commissioner Fritz:  Teresa Baldwin, David Green & Jean Tuller
  • Commissioner Fish:  Rodney Paris & David Denecke
  • Mayor Hales:  Roberto Rivera & Jamie Troy


7:50 pm—8:05 pm        Old Business

1)      Recurring Audit Workgroup - status of case dismissal project


8:05 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. 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:  Rodney Paris / Members: David Denecke and Jamie Troy

IPR Staff: Derek Reinke, Senior Management Analyst


2. Outreach Workgroup (5 min.)

MISSION STATEMENT: The Outreach Workgroup, in coordination with the IPR Coordinator, identifies and continually conducts consistent outreach to neighborhood associations, community organizations, and business groups to make the general public aware of the existence of the Citizen Review Committee and its role in police oversight.

Members: Jeff Bissonnette, Jamie Troy, Mae Wilson, and Bridget Donegan

IPR staff: Irene Konev, Community Outreach Coordinator


3. Recruitment, Retention and Promotion (Portland Police Bureau) (5 min.)

MISSION STATEMENT: The Recruitment, Retention and Promotion Workgroup examines existing policies and practices of the Portland Police Bureau in recruiting, retaining and promoting its members, and formulates policy recommendations where needed. 

Chair: Vacant/ Members: Teresa Baldwin, and James Young

IPR staff: Anika Bent-Albert, Assistant Director


4. 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: Jeff Bissonnette / Members: Teresa Baldwin, and Rodney Paris

IPR staff: Derek Reinke, Senior Management Analyst


5. Use of Deadly Force Workgroup (5 min.)

MISSION STATEMENT: The Use of Deadly Force Workgroup examines Portland Police Bureau use of deadly force policies, directives, training and implementation in order to recommend and support any needed change in Portland Police Bureau use of deadly force. 

Chair: David Denecke / Members: James Young, and David Green

IPR Staff: Derek Reinke, Senior Management Analyst


8:25 pm—8:40 pm           Public comment and wrap-up comments by CRC members




A request for an interpreter or assisted listening device for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to 823-0146 (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: www.portlandonline.com/auditor/ipr.


*CRC Members: 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.



City of Portland/City Auditor

Independent Police Review Division (IPR)

Citizen Review Committee (CRC)


City Hall / Independent Police Review

1221 SW 4 th Avenue, Room 320