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To achieve and meet community expectations, the Medford Police Departments strives to continuously evaluate and improve its quality of public safety services in partnership with the community. The purpose of the Police Advisory Committee is to assist the Police Department in exploring solutions to community issues and to serve as a forum for community members to seek redress for unresolved police complaints.

The Committee’s duties include the following:

  • Review all comment cards and determine if complaints and problems have been addressed;
  • Review any departmental procedures that have resulted in repeated complaints and make recommendations to the Police Department regarding the need for policy changes; and
  • Compile and forward to the City Council an annual written report by January 30.  The report shall include data concerning the status of matters reported on, comment cards, written complaints, use of force and all activities in which Police Advisory Committee has participated.
     

The Police Advisory Committee acts on the authority provided by Medford Municipal Code Section 2.427.

If you are interested in serving on this Committee, please complete the application.

Meetings Length of Term
Meets Quarterly in January, April, July and October 2 years

Members

Name Email Title Term Begin Term End
Scott Clauson Police Representative 8/24/2016
Gary Duvall Ward 2 Representative 9/2/2010 1/31/2019
Dick Gordon Alt  Council Liaison 2/15/2015
Tim Jackle Council Liaison 2/1/2015
Denise James Business Representative 2/1/2015 1/31/2019
Brett Johnson Police Representative
Amanda Lowe Recording Secretary 6/15/2017
William Mansfield Ward 4 Representative 9/2/2010 1/31/2019
Richard Parsagian 549c Representative 9/2/2010 1/31/2020
Thomas Murray Richmond Faith Representative 2/1/2016 1/31/2020
Addison Smith Minority Representative 2/1/2013 1/31/2019
Randy Sparacino Staff Liaison/Police Chief
Maureen Swift Ward 1 Representative 9/2/2010 1/31/2020
Roberta Thornton Ward 3 Representative 2/1/2012 1/31/2020

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