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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

George Long, Assistant Operations Manager

George Long serves as an Assistant Operations Manager for the Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC).  As such, George works with Steve Mawdsley and is responsible for managing and leading 14 supervisors who work a 24/7 schedule and are responsible for day-to-day activities on the 9-1-1 operations floor.  George provides leadership and guidance to the supervisors regarding staffing and policy decisions and is responsible for making decisions within the confines of the collective bargaining agreements and other established bureau policies.

George came to BOEC in 2017 after starting his career in 2006 with another agency.  He serves on many national level committees with the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) to include the Cybersecurity Committee and Training for Next Generation Technologies writing group.  He serves as Oregon's Telecommunications Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) coordinator, as well.