Though Jo Ann‘s work dates back a generation, Consult Hardesty has a shared history of police accountability that emerges from active participation in helping the City of Portland develop a 2009 Plan to Address Racial Profiling. Sub-menu links from this page depict public participation in a Federal Investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. 

Through the provision of evidence, testimony, and calls to action, Consult Hardesty seeks to advance an agenda of public participation and racial justice in setting police policy. 

You might want to begin by understanding our vision for sustainable reform. It’s based on our model of independent, civilian-based police oversight – the Civilian Compliance & Reform Authority (CCRA).