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The City of Portland, Oregon

911 Bureau of Emergency Communications

Partners in Public Safety. Call 911: Save a Life, Report a Fire, Stop a Crime.

Emergency & Text: 9-1-1

emergency: 503-760-6911

Non-emergency: 503-823-3333

  • BOEC 2019-2023 Strategic Plan

Our Mission Statement

Work collaboratively with our community and public safety partners to ensure effective and timely 911 call answering and dispatching.


  • RT @PDXFire: Mortars, fountains, & sparklers cause the most injuries: these 3 types accounted for over 2/3 of the injuries over 4th of July… 4 days ago
  • Important safety tips from @PDXFire. Also call 911 to report emergencies, such as a fire or urgent life safety issu… 5 days ago
  • Important reminder from @PDXFire: only call 911 to report an emergency, such as a fire or urgent life safety issue.… 1 week ago
  • RT @PDXFire: During fireworks season 2019 there were a total of 169 fireworks-caused fires in Portland. Only call 911 if there is an emerge… 1 week ago
  • RT @OregonGovBrown: Keeping Oregonians safe is my top priority. Over the last month, COVID-19 spread at an alarming rate in both urban and… 1 week ago
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