Humphries, a write-in candidate, serves on the executive board of Chatham United, a coalition of neighbors, block clubs, and organizations she described as “working to improve and sustain safety and community.” She is also an active member of Reunite Chatham as well as her neighborhood park advisory council and block club.
Humphries told the Reader she also volunteers a CAPS facilitator in Gresham for Beat 0631 in the Sixth District. She has also participated in or attended CPD and CAPS events such as National Night Out, Conversations with the Commander, and community engagement town halls.
Candidate questionnaire responses
- Do you have experience as an activist or community organizer? Yes
- Do you have experience interacting with CPD? Yes
- Do you have experience working or interacting with government? Yes
- Should the city hire more police officers? No
- Is CPD adequately funded? Yes: funding should stay about the same.
- CPD reform: The police need significant reform.
- Mental health crises: Police should accompany healthcare workers to mental health crises.
What do you consider the primary role of a police district councilor to be?
- Communicating with the department on behalf of the community
- Helping the police do a better job
Why are you running for Police District Council?
I believe the Council has an important role to play in helping citizens understand and define the power, responsibility, and role of CPD. People should be informed of public safety issues that impact them, and have the opportunity to collaborate with CPD to improve community well-being.