City Council – review of the death of James Chasse

Portland City Council evening session of July 28, 2010.

The Council heard testimony about the OIR Report on the internal police investigation about the death of James Chasse. Council includes Amanda Fritz and Nick Fish, and Mayor Sam Adams via telephone. Commissioners Dan Saltzman and Randy Leonard were absent.

Testifying were city auditor LaVonne Griffin-Valade, members of the OIR Group including Michael Gennaco, Jason Renaud from the Mental Health Association of Portland, Michael Bigham, chair of the Independent Police Review Citizen’s Review Commission, Dan Handelman of Portland Copwatch, Debbie Aiona of the League of Women Voters, Chani Teller-Giegle, Tom Steenson, attorney for the family of James Chasse, and Mike Reese, Portland police chief.