Police Policy Ad Hoc Council Committee
Eugene City Council created the Ad Hoc Police Policy Committee to review current police policies and make recommendations to the City Council for changes and improvements.
The committee will focus on topics synthesized from the work of Campaign Zero and 21st Century Policing. The Ad Hoc Committee is charged with preparing and submitting a report to the City Council recommending policy changes to current police policy by January 31, 2021.
The committee will meet virtually 10 times. All meetings will be available for the public to watch live. Future meetings will take place from October through January and will be posted as they are scheduled.
Meeting #2: October 6, 2020
- October Agenda
- Deputy Police Auditor Presentation
- Eugene Police Department Presentation
- Civilian Review Board Presentation
- October 6 Meeting Recording, Passcode: jZwH7v%7
Policy Documents and Supporting Information
- Final Police Auditor Ordinance Review Committee Recommendations
- Eugene City Charter and Ordinance Sections on Civilian Oversight
- Civilian Review Board Protocols
- Summary of Relevant Oregon Public Records Law on Public Safety Officers
- Lane County Deadly Physical Force Plan
- Eugene Police Employee's Association Contract 2019-2022
Meeting #1: September 30, 2020
Based on Council direction, the ad hoc committee consists of local organizations representing communities of color and marginalized populations as well as several City boards and commissions. The committee includes representatives from the following organizations:
- 15th Night Youth Advisory Committee
- Asian/Pacific Islander Community Action Team
- Black Unity
- Blacks in Government
- Centro Latino Americano
- Civilian Review Board
- Eugene Islamic Center
- Human Rights Commission
- LULAC - League of United Latin American Citizens
- NAACP - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- Police Commission
There will also be representatives from community Indigenous People and four representatives appointed by Mayor Vinis. The Mayor and City Council members will serve as participants for the purpose of listening, learning, and asking questions to better understanding the community concerns and the recommendations that come from the committee.