Portland Police & Alternatives

PROGRESS & CHALLENGES FOR PORTLAND POLICE AND POLICING ALTERNATIVES:

Via ZOOM: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 7-8:30 PM

This zoom webinar will be presented live on February 8, 2023, and available later via video and podcast. The public and League members are invited to attend the live webinar and submit questions via the chat.

The panelists are:

  • Rev. Dr. LeRoy Haynes, Jr., Chairperson, Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform.  Dr. Haynes will make the opening comments, discussing police accountability and oversight and what has changed in the last 5 years.

 

    • Gina Ronning, Ph.D., M.S, Member of the Portland Police Bureau’s Training Advisory Council (TAC) and Focused Intervention Team Community Oversight Group (FITCOG).  Dr. Ronning will give an update on TAC and FITCOG, with an emphasis on TAC’s program successes, challenges, and upcoming areas of focus. 

 

    • Kaia Sand, Executive Director and Columnist, Street Roots Newspaper,  will give an update on progress and concerns regarding the Portland Street Response.

 

    • Juan Chavez, Project Director and Attorney, Oregon Justice Resource Center, will  update the audience on the developments and challenges with the Department of Justice’s settlement agreement. 

 

James Ofsink, a League member and Chair of the LWVPDX Justice Interest Group, will serve as the moderator.

Members of the public may register to receive a Zoom link for the live webinar. League members will receive the link as a privilege of membership. Those attending the live webinar may submit questions to the panelists via the chat. The registration form for the public is here. Or please enter the following link in your browser: https://forms.gle/yXDsC7gc1SphCyMq8

This program will be recorded by MetroEast Community Media and available as a video and Podcast on or about February 10 from links on this website.