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Quarterly Report – Q1 2024

Updated Report


Director's Report

Updated Report


Quarterly Report – Q3 & Q4 2023

Updated Report



2022 Annual Report

Our report focuses on our work in last year, trends and observations from the complaints we received, and describes recommendations to the Police Bureau after reviewing policies relating to the police accountability system and how the Bureau responds to domestic violence calls.

Report


Quarterly Report – Q2 2023

Report


Independent Police Review is Recruiting for Volunteers

News article


Quarterly Report – Q1 2023

Updated Report


Independent Police Review Releases External Review of Eight Police Officer-Involved Shootings and Critical Incidents

Outside experts hired by the City of Portland's Independent Police Review (IPR) have reviewed eight completed deadly force investigations involving Portland Police Bureau officers.

Updated Report


Quarterly Report – Q4 2022

Updated Report


Quarterly Report – Q3 2022

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2022

View Independent Police Review's 2nd quarterly report of 2022.

Updated Report


Domestic Violence Response: Special Victims Unit benefits from collaboration with partners, but patrol officers need more training

The City Auditor’s Independent Police Review (IPR) found that the Portland Police Bureau’s Special Victims Unit benefits from co-location and collaboration with service partners but officers responding to the initial calls need more trauma-informed training.

Report


2021 Annual Report

Our annual report for 2021 describes changes in workload, regaining compliance with the Department of Justice, and summarizes a policy review of how language services are used by the Police Bureau.

Report


Quarterly Report – Q1 2022

View Independent Police Review's 1st quarterly report of 2022.

Updated Report


Lessons Learned: City’s response to protests exposed vulnerabilities in Portland’s police accountability system

The 2020 murder of George Floyd sparked more than 100 nights of protest in Portland. Complaints of officer misconduct at these events exposed inadequacies with the City’s ability to hold officers accountable. We recommend operational and policy improvements to strengthen the accountability system.

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Auditor's 2021 Accountability Report

The Auditor’s Office conducts independent assessments of Portland government, impartial investigations of community members’ complaints, and provides a variety of services that make the City more accessible. This report highlights the breadth and depth our work in 2021.

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City Council to assume responsibility for Independent Police Review

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero notified Justice Department officials today that City Council will assume responsibility for Independent Police Review, effective July 1.

Press release


2021-C-0056 Case File Summary

News article


Quarterly Report – Q4 2021

View Independent Police Review's 4th quarterly report of 2021.

Report