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Portland Copwatch Testimony on
US Dept of Justice/City of Portland Settlement (Additional Materials / Exhibits)


Materials referenced in our testimony:

Exhibit-A-PCW: PCW Comments to the DOJ after they released their findings letter (co-authored with the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform).

Exhibit-B-PCW: Bureau's "final draft" Taser policy, February 2013.

Exhibit-C-PCW: Bureau's revised Taser policy, December 2013.

Exhibit-D-PCW: PCW "Testimony on Amended Version of IPR and PRB Ordinance," January 8, 2014.

Exhibit-E-PCW: Bureau's revised Force policy, December 2013.
  NOTE: original version accidentally stated this was the Taser policy

Exhibit-F-PCW: Bureau's "final draft" Force policy, February 2013.
  NOTE: original version accidentally stated this was the Taser policy

Exhibit-G-PCW: PCW "Comments on Revised Drafts of PPB Force and Taser Policies," March 18, 2013.

Exhibit-H-PCW. Bringing a Plastic Mallet to Hammer in a Problem Nail," PCW testimony to Council about DOJ Settlement Agreement, October 31, 2012.

In addition, we have also attached the following:
  NOTE: Exhibits I-O available upon request from copwatch@portlandcopwatch.org

Exhibit I-PCW: PCW emails to the US Dept of Justice with corrections to the Letter of Findings, September 16-17, 2012.

Exhibit J-PCW: Cover email from Exhibit-A-PCW to the US Dept of Justice from PCW and the AMA Coalition with additional comments.

Exhibit K-PCW: PCW email to US Dept of Justice with comments on the Settlement Agreement, October 28, 2012.

Exhibit-L-PCW: PCW email to US Dept of Justice regarding oversight system following meeting, November 6, 2012.

Exhibit-M-PCW: PCW email to the City Council/US Dept of Justice: "Department of Justice/City of Portland Revised Agreement: Changes Must Be Made to Improve Accountability of Portland Police," November 12, 2012. Includes an illustrative narrative of a Citizen Review Committee hearing hampered by current policies which are affirmed in the Agreement.

Exhibit-N-PCW: PCW email to US Dept of Justice about implementation of the Agreement after Complaint is filed, December 20, 2012.

Exhibit-O-PCW: PCW email to US Dept of Justice about lack of notification and transparency of Training Advisory Council, February 7, 2012.

DOJ Letter of Findings (September 12, 2012)

DOJ / City of Portland Settlment Agreement (November 14, 2012)

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Testimony sections:

1. Appealing Findings
  on Deadly Force Cases

2. Taser Use
  and the DOJ Agreement

3. Accountability--
  Independent Police Review

4. Accountability--
  Citizen Review Committee

5. Accountability--
  Police Review Board

6. Use of Force
  and the DOJ Agreement

7. Mental Health Provisions
8. Training
  and the DOJ Agreement

9. Tracking Police Contacts
  / Demographic Information

10. Implementation and

11. Oversight of the
  Agreement / Conclusion

(Additional Materials

Testimony in pdf format
  (16 pgs)

Portland Copwatch
PO Box 42456
Portland, OR 97242
(503) 236-3065/ Incident Report Line (503) 321-5120
e-mail: copwatch@portlandcopwatch.org

Portland Copwatch is a grassroots, volunteer organization promoting police accountability through citizen action.

Posted January 31, 2014

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