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911 Bureau of Emergency Communications

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

  • Portland Communication Center Entrance to BOEC and BTS from the City ECC

  • Police and Fire / EMS Dispatch

  • Calltaking Section BOEC Staff answer an average of 2,800 calls each day

  • Bureau of Emergency Communications Multnomah County's 1st First Responders


Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the vital connection between the community and emergency service responders by answering 9-1-1 and non-emergency public safety calls, triaging for proper response, and dispatching appropriate resources.

Visit Public Alerts and sign for emergency notfications to your phone or email.