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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.


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