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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 is hiring! Applications accepted until November 25, 2019.

Our Mission Statement

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


  • RT @PDXFire: Hey buddy! Pull over, please! Motorists: move over for first responders. It's not just the law, it's the right thing to do. #W4 days ago
  • RT @MultCoHealth: ALERT: Burn restrictions in effect for @Multco starting today, Dec 3. Do not burn wood until restrictions are lifted. htt… 1 week ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: 615 AM: We're getting reports of icy roads in and around the Portland metro area, mainly outside of downtown. Here is a r… 1 week ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: Drivers, be aware & prepared. Dangerous travel conditions for much of Oregon Tuesday p.m. through Wednesday a.m. https://t… 2 weeks ago
  • RT @PortlandPolice: You can not use Twitter to report crimes or request police services. For emergencies or crimes in progress - call or te… 2 weeks ago
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