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The City of Portland, Oregon

Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Criminal Intelligence Unit

The Criminal Intelligence Unit (CIU) provides investigative support for cases involving threats to commit acts of mass and/or targeted violence, violent extremism, domestic and international terrorism, organized crime, and special investigative projects. CIU has a working relationship with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), in accordance with Portland City Council Resolution Number 37424 as Amended.

Additionally, CIU conducts investigative threat assessments for major events, dignitary visits, and investigates threats to businesses, community groups, critical infrastructure, and individuals, including stalking behaviors, to members of the public, public officials and/or other high-profile individuals. CIU also works jointly with the Behavioral Health Unit on individual threat assessments of people exhibiting behavior that may be a public risk and may have a mental health component. CIU also monitors global events that may have a nexus to public safety in Portland.

Finally, CIU has increased its ability to conduct investigations into cybercrime where, in part or in whole, the suspect use cyber-based tools to commit varying crimes such as but not limited to; theft, identity theft, extortion, and computer crime. These types of investigations include swatting; sim-swapping; cyber-based threats (i.e. bomb threats, threats of mass or targeted violence); social engineering (intrusion/penetration attempts on networks); and, unauthorized access to networks, programs, and/or data.

CIU complies with all federal and state laws regarding the collection, retention, and dissemination of intelligence information.

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Joint Terrorism Task Force

The Criminal Intelligence Unit has a working relationship with the JTTF, in accordance with Portland City Council Resolution  Number 37424 As Amended, to assist in the investigation of any individual suspected cases of terrorism and/or threats to life, including hate crimes, in or having a direct nexus to the City of Portland where there are reasonable grounds to suspect the subject of the information is or may be involved in criminal conduct.


Crime Stoppers of Oregon

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

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Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100% by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, please visit



The Portland Police Bureau asks for the public’s help to identify suspects, persons of interest or critical witnesses in a variety of unsolved cases. Photos and videos of unidentified suspects are regularly posted for viewing by the public.


Affiliated Organizations

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)

Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU)

International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA)

ASIS International

International Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association (IOMGIA)

Northwest Gang Investigators Association (NWGIA)