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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 @MultCoSO: .@NWSPortland has issued evacuation notices, flash flood warning for Dodson. Active landslides are making it difficult for re… 4 days ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: Report road hazards to our Maintenance Operations dispatch by calling 503-823-1700. Did you know that the city provides 3 f… 4 days ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: Have you checked on your storm drain lately? PBOT crews work to keep city drains clear, but with over 58,000 in the city, we… 5 days ago
  • RT @PDXStResponse: Today the first pilot team for Portland Street Response started training. Find out more here: 5 days ago
  • RT @NWSPortland: Small Stream and Urban Flood Advisory until 3 pm today, for most of northwest Oregon and far southwest Washington. Overall… 3 weeks ago
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