Albina Ministerial Alliance (AMA) Coalition for Justice and Police Reform

      Breaking news, July 30, 2015: With the signing of a revised order, Judge
      Simon has ended the City's process of appealing the DOJ Agreement.

The Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform is working toward these five goals:


1. A federal investigation by the Justice Department to include criminal and civil rights violations, as well as a federal audit of patterns and practices of the Portland Police Bureau.


2. Strengthening the Independent Police Review Division and the Citizen Review Committee with the goal of adding power to compel testimony.


3. A full review of the Bureau's excessive force and deadly force policies and training with diverse citizen participation for the purpose of making recommendations to change policies and training.


4. The Oregon State Legislature narrowing the language of the State Statute for deadly force used by police officers


5. Establishing a special prosecutor for police excessive force and deadly force cases.


The Coalition follows these three Principles:


1. Embrace the five goals outlined above.


2. Accept the principles of non-violent direct action as enunciated by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


3. Work as a team in concert to achieve the goals.



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