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Mayor Charlie Hales

City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

Phone: 503-823-4120

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 340, Portland, OR 97204

Police Reform

  • Portland Police Association Contract Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) We hope the information below clarifies several questions/concerns community members often have about the Portland Police Association (PPA) Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that came before the City Council for public discussion September 28, 2016

  • Mayor Proposes Hiring Incentives for Portland Police Bureau The incentives are intended to fill a staffing shortage at the bureau, while also attracting the best and most diverse candidates for the job.

  • Portland Crime Data The Portland Police Bureau is working with Portland State University to provide detailed analysis of temporal and geographic patterns in local crime.

  • Police Bureau Seeks Public's Input on Policy

Mayor Hales’ policies are driven by a goal to make everything we love about Portland accessible to all Portlanders, and that means citizens being safe in all areas of the city, as well as feeling safe through public trust in first responders. Led by Police Chief Mike Marshman, the bureau is focused on developing community relationships with Portland's diverse groups. Mayor Hales has pursued an agenda of community-police relationships. As Sir Robert Peel said, "Police, at all times, should maintain a relationship with the public that gives reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and the public are the police ..."


Community Engagement Workshop: Relationship with police

What do you want the relationship between Portland Police and the community to look like? Join the Community Outreach Advisory Board at a Community Engagement Workshop, Thursday, April 14, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and share your thoughts, experiences and ideas. Click here for more.


Public Safety Metrics on Dashboard: Portland by the Numbers

Explore crime and safety trends on the new city dashboard, at portlandoregon.gov/dashboard, under the Public Safety section.


Connect with COCL and COAB

The Compliance Officer-Community Liaison (COCL) and the Community Oversight Advisory Board (COAB) are mandated by the U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Agreement to support police reform in Portland. The COCL has been contracted and the COAB has been formed. Visit their Facebook page and temporary website.


Public Input Sought for Police Policy

The Portland Police Bureau is seeking public comment on its proposed policies. This is an ongoing public input process. Current policies up for review include Press/Media, Release of Information, Political Activities, Critical Incident Notifications, and Site Visits. Click here for information and the feedback form: PPB Policy Review: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/59757


Mayor Proposes Hiring Incentives for Portland Police Bureau

The incentives are intended to fill a staffing shortage at the bureau, while also attracting the best and most diverse candidates for the job.

PPA Contract FAQ

Portland Police Association Contract Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Community Engagement Workshop

What do you want the relationship between Portland Police and community to look like? Share your ideas.