Katrina Rodriguez (they/she) has been with the City of Beaverton since August of 2011 as the Victim Services Coordinator for the Beaverton Police Department. Katrina provides direct advocacy and referrals to resources for victims of all types of crimes and works closely with officers and detectives during their investigations. She oversees the Victim Advocate on-call volunteer response team, 911 cell phone program, and Victim Self-Defense classes. In addition to direct advocacy, Katrina spends time developing relationships with community partners and attending collaborative multi-disciplinary team meetings. Katrina has responded to and assisted in the coordination of several mass casualty incidents. She has worked on multiple federal operations, annual Domestic Violence warrant sweeps, and several international cases. Katrina has presented at the International Crisis Incident Stress Foundation 13th World Congress on Trauma, Stress & Coping in Baltimore. She is the recipient of the Beaverton Police Department Dan Bortolin Community Service Award and the 2018 City of Beaverton Human Rights Award.  Katrina is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with Bachelor degrees in Sociology and Business Administration with a Marketing concentration. She has previously worked for a large restaurant chain, in a crisis shelter and at the international headquarters for an agency serving homeless and runaway youth, and at national organization with the mission of empowering girls. Katrina has experience as an advocate for youth and people that are experiencing homelessness, people who are living with HIV/AIDS, children who are abused and neglected, immigrant populations, commercially sexually exploited youth, and with people who have experienced domestic violence and sexual assault. She and her family reside in Portland, OR.

 

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