Documents

The following are documents illustrate and give explanation for some of the community conversation about the settlement of US DOJ v City of Portland.

All court documents via PACER.

Most court documents via the Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse.

Letter from US Senator Ron Wyden & US Congressman Earl Blumenauer to U.S. DOJ, February 2010

Letter to US Senator Ron Wyden from Portland Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman, February 2010

Financial Impact and Public Involvement Statement per: City, Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition, and the DOJ clarify and strengthen proposed Settlement Agreement related to police interactions with people experiencing mental illness. (3 pages)

Financial Impact and Public Involvement Statement per: City, Portland Police Association, and the DOJ clarify and strengthen proposed Settlement Agreement related to police interactions with people experiencing mental illness. (3 pages)

“Collaborative Agreement” between City, Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition, and the DOJ. (7 pages)

Press release from Albina Ministerial Alliance announcing “Collaborative Agreement.” (sign up sheet and 3 pages)

Presentation to City Council “Authorize agreements between the City, United States and Portland Police Association related to police interactions with persons experiencing mental illness.” (38 pages)

Agreement between parties of DOJ v City of Portland and amici to mediate with Paul De Muniz. (8 pages)

U.S. DOJ v. City of Portland – Findings, September 2012

U.S. DOJ v. City of Portland – Settlement Agreement, October 2012

U.S. DOJ v. City of Portland – AMENDED Settlement Agreement, April 2018

City of Portland contract with Rosenbaum & Watson, LLP, around December 31, 2014. There have been several additions and amendments to this contract.

First Quarterly Report by the Compliance Officer and Community Liaison, May 14, 2015

Letter to Judge Michael Simon from all parties to U.S. v. City of Portland, July 10, 2015

Periodic Compliance Status Assessment Report for the Settlement Agreement in United States v. City of Portland, September 2015

Semi-Annual Outcome Assessment Report, October 2015

Semi-Annual Outcome Assessment Report, April 2016

Semi-Annual Outcome Assessment Report, May 2017

DOJ Compliance Status Assessment Report, October 2016

Compliance Status Assessment Report, July 2017

City of Portland memo for second “status conference’, October 2016

DOJ’s post status conference status report, November 2016

City of Portland’s post status conference memorandum, November 2016

Letter from Portland City Council to Judge Simon condemning his allowance of public testimony, November 2016

City of Portland ‘supplemental’ memo for second “status conference,’ December 2016

City of Portland Petition for Writ of Mandamus, Stay of Proceedings, Reassignment on Remand with the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, December 2016

Response from Judge Simon to appeal, cancels upcoming status conference, December 2016

Status Report from USA DOJ, City of Portland, and the Portland Police Association, July 2017

Response to amended settlement agreement from Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice & Police Reform, October 2017

U.S. v. City of Portland – Amended Settlement Agreement, December 2017

DOJ Compliance Status Assessment Report, December 2017

Status Conference – transcript, April 2018

Compliance and Outcome Assessment Report: Mental Health Response, July 2018

Status Conference – transcript, October 2018

Compliance and Outcome Assessment Report: Training & Employee Information System, November 2018

Letter from Disability Rights Oregon to Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee, May 19, 2015

Letter from MHA to Ted Wheeler about Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee, February 1, 2019

Email message from Tracy Reeve, City Attorney for Portland to MHA about Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee, February 26, 2019

Letter to the MHA from the Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee, September 25 2019

Status Conference – transcript February 2020


Here are the documents submitted to the court and discussed in US DOJ v City of Portland for the August 24 2021 Status Conference.

COCL Compliance and Outcome Assessment Quarterly Report FINAL – Q1 2021
Agenda for August 24 2021
Status report for US DOJ – missing
Status Report for PPA – missing
City of Portland – Status Report for August 24 2021
Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition – Status Report for August 24 2021
Exhibit List of Mental Health Alliance
Mental Health Alliance – Status Report for August 24 2021
Statement from Franz Bruggemeier – Mental Health Alliance
Statement by Jason Renaud – Mental Health Alliance
Letter from Jeffrey Eisen, MD – clarifying “what is a walk in / drop off center?”
Statement from Melissa Eckstein – clarifying “what is Unity Center?”
Amicus Metrics for PCCEP Success – May 2020

Public Testimony
Statement from Dan Handelman – Portland Copwatch
Statement of Jan Friedman, JD – Disability Rights Oregon
Statement from Debbie Aiona – League of Women Voters
Letter to Judge Simon from Rochelle Silver – Mental Health Alliance
Statement from Patrick Nolen – Mental Health Alliance
Statement from Rabbi Ariel Stone – Mental Health Alliance
Statement from Mark Schorr – Mental Health Alliance
Statement of Michael Hopcroft – Mental Health Alliance
Statement from Elliott Young, Co-Chair of the PCCEP
PCCEP Response to Court – August 24, 2021
Testimony of Jan Friedman, JD of the Mental Health Alliance about the Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee
Friedman – Exhibit List – 8 24 21
Letter from Disability Rights Oregon to the BHU AC – 5 19 2015
Letter from Mental Health Alliance to Mayor Ted Wheeler – 2 1 2019
Letter from Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee to Mental Health Alliance – 9 25 19
Letter from Mental Health Alliance to the PCCEP SPMI sub group – 11 13 2019
Letter from Disability Rights Oregon representative Myrla Rivier to Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee – 3 27 2019
Letter from Mental Health Alliance to Behavioral Health Unit Advisory Committee – 4 23 21

Court Transcript for the August 24, 2021 Status Conference