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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.


  • Important reminder: @multco's Behavioral Health Crisis Line - 503-988-4888 - is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a… 3 days ago
  • RT @tedwheeler: We will be reviewing our Community Safety Workplan at tomorrow’s work session. We will be discussing reducing 911 call volu… 1 week ago
  • Callers today may experience longer than normal wait times on 911 and the non-emergency number (503-823-3333), espe… 1 week ago
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  • RT @PDXFire: Patients are in need, but donation spots are still empty. You may still donate after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination. Knowing… 2 weeks ago
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