The Partners at Consult Hardesty joined the City Club of Portland with the specific intent of helping promote their participation in community-wide police accountability efforts.
On 19 November, we were asked to influence their choice of topic for their next research project.
Read our response, here:
We feel this is an important document, as it describes the timeliness of a call for greater police accountability, but in that it also gives an indication of the breadth of work that has been offered for consideration over the years.
Includes links to a 2010 report by the City’s Police Oversight Stakeholder Committee (ignored the Mayor, in favor of a position taken by City attorneys, Portland Police and their union), as well as a City Club study on race relations with Portland Police, circa 1968.