Post Date: 12/26/2017
Close Date: 01/12/2018
The Complaint Investigator position in the City Auditor's Independent Police Review (IPR) is responsible for independently and objectively investigating complaints made by community members against the Portland Police Bureau. IPR is charged with civilian oversight of the Police Bureau and is located in the Auditor's Office to ensure its independence. Duties range from initial complaint processing, intake interviews to establish the basis of an allegation, designing and conducting investigations, and analyzing applicable precedents and policies. The Complaint Investigator meets with members of the public, witnesses, police officials, and others and is expected to carry out duties and responsibilities with initiative, independence, and creativity while exercising sound professional judgment, objectivity and problem-solving skills. A background in law enforcement or criminal defense investigation is strongly preferred, but not required. Investigative experience is required.