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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

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.


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  • RT @PDXFire: Cooking equipment was the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries, causing 46% of home fires that resulted in 19% of the… 1 day ago
  • Portland 911 is back on it's normal phone system. The backup phone system operated very well. Thank you for your patience. 5 days ago
  • Portland 9-1-1 is currently answering calls on our backup telephone system. Please be patient during this time.… 5 days ago
  • RT @MultCoHealth: ALERT: Burn restrictions in effect for @Multco at 5pm today 11/14. Do not burn wood until restrictions are lifted. https:… 6 days ago
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