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Focused Intervention Team (FIT) Community Oversight Group (COG)


The Portland Police Bureau’s Focused Intervention Team (FIT) is taking shape. The goal of FIT is to deescalate and lower the tensions in the community that are feeding the contagious gun violence crisis. FIT will operate under a Community Oversight Group (COG), which has begun meeting as of June 2021.

Initial Nominees (recruitment still underway)

Bri Condon - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bri-condon-76157315/

Lakayana Drury - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lakayana/

Jaidra Hennessey - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaidra-hennessey-6b359012/ 

Lionel Irving - https://www.opb.org/news/article/portland-gun-violence-education-men-building-men-program/

Gina Ronning - https://www.linkedin.com/in/gina-ronning-52778583/

Chanel Thomas - https://www.mcda.us/index.php/protecting-victims-families/victim-assistance-program/

Victor Leo - https://sixfeed.substack.com/p/for-one-social-worker-covid-19-means

Pastor Edward Williams - https://www.linkedin.com/in/edward-williams-02591a51/

Kimberley Dixon

Fernando Carrillo

Melissa Reyes

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, June 17, 2021: 10-11 a.m.

Friday, June 25, 2021: 11 a.m. to noon

Zoom Link for Meetings


Meeting ID: 939 2539 5439

Passcode: 626915

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Past Meetings

June 11, 2021

Speaker: Reygan Cunningham from the California Partnership for Safe Communities

June 4, 2021

Discussion items:

  1. Introductions
  2. Review purpose of the FIT COG: question, answer, requests
  3. FIT COG Staff request for applications
  4. Status of FIT officer applications
  5. Dr. Webster Initial Group Agreement Process
  6. Review action items
  7. Next Meeting