Citizen Review Committee

Public Meeting
Public Safety
5:30 pm 9:00 pm
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Date:           Wednesday, September 7, 2022
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. If you do not have access to a computer, and would like to joint the meeting, please call our office at 503-823-0146 at the minimum 3 daysprior to the meeting so we can make appropriate accommodation 


5:30 pm - 5:35 pm       Introductions and Welcome (CRC Chair Candace Avalos)
5:35 pm - 5:40 pm       About Tonight's Meeting

5:40 pm - 5:45 pm       CRC check in - what's good?

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm       DOJ Settlement Update (City Attorney Heidi Brown)
6:15 pm - 6:20 pm       Director's Report (IPR Director Ross Caldwell)         
6:20 pm - 6:25pm       Chair's Report (CRC Chair Candace Avalos)

6:25 pm - 8:25 pm       New/Old Business:                                

1) Introduce Chris, update on Ginger
2) IPR Report Overview
3) Discuss about Oregon commission creating state discipline guide for police
3) Discuss barriers to police accountability for Police Accountability Commission research
4) Check in on workgroups

8:25 pm—8:40 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: Candace Avalos, Julie Falk, Jessica Katz, David Lin, and Shaina Pomerantz 
IPR staff: David Nguyen

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, Gregg Griffin and Kyra Pappas
IPR staff: David Nguyen

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: Candace Avalos, Sylvan Fraser, Taylor Snell, Yume Delegato, Amanda Greenvoss, Sarah Malik, Amanda Boman, Barak Goodman, Val Barlow, and Alec Condon
IPR staff: David Nguyen
8:40 pm—9:00 pm           Public comment and wrap-up comments by CRC members
TBA                             Adjournment

A request for an interpreter or assisted listening device for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made prior to the meeting—please call the IPR main line 823-0146 (or TYY 503-823-6868).
Visit the IPR website for more information regarding the Independent Police Review division, Citizen Review Committee, protocols, CRC meeting schedules, and approved minutes.