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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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3.21.010 Purpose.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 188331, effective May 19, 2017.)  The City hereby establishes an independent, impartial office, readily available to the public, responsible to the City Auditor, empowered to act on complaints against Police Bureau personnel for alleged misconduct, and recommend appropriate changes of Police Bureau policies and procedures toward the goals of safeguarding the rights of persons and of promoting higher standards of competency, efficiency and justice in the provision of community policing services.  This office shall be known as the Independent Police Review.