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Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Missing Persons

  • Missing Persons Unit

There is no 24-hour waiting period to report someone missing!

Reports of Missing Persons:

    • A person, of any age, who is missing with a proven physical or mental
      disability, and thereby subjecting themselves or others to personal and immediate
      danger, should be reported to 911.
    • A person, of any age, who is missing under circumstances indicating that the disappearance
      may not have been voluntary (i.e. abduction or kidnapping) should be reported
      to 911.
    • A person of any age, who is missing under circumstances indicating that his or
      her physical safety may be in immediate danger, should be reported to 911.
    • A missing child should be reported to 911.
    • All other reports of missing persons, of any age, should be reported to the
      non-emergency police number at 503-823-3333


    Missing Person Detectives can be contacted at missing@portlandoregon.gov with
    questions related to missing person investigations. 



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