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City of Medford Oregon / Boards & Commissions / Police Advisory Committee

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 3 years


Name Email Title Term Begin Term End
Scott Clauson Police Chief Representative 8/24/2016
James Coli Faith Representative 2/1/2020 1/31/2023
Gary Duvall Ward 2 Representative 4/4/2019 1/31/2022
Phil Eastman Police Deputy Chief 3/22/2019
Ron Havniear 549c Representative 4/16/2020 1/31/2023
Justin Ivens Police Deputy Chief 8/28/2019
Denise James Business Representative 2/1/2015 1/31/2022
Amanda Lowe Recording Secretary 6/15/2017
Bob Roe Ward 4 Representative 8/1/2019 1/31/2022
Addison Smith Minority Representative 2/1/2013 1/31/2022
Maureen Swift Ward 1 Representative 9/2/2010 1/31/2023
Roberta Thornton Ward 3 Representative 2/1/2012 1/31/2023

Agendas & Minutes

April 20

Police Advisory Committee Agenda

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