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The City of Portland, Oregon

Audit Services

Audits City bureaus and programs for efficiency, effectiveness and equity

Phone: 503-823-4005

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, OR 97204

  • Data Loss Prevention: City's approach is sound but its practices should be strengthened

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  • Short-Term Rental Regulation Enforcement is lax and effect on housing crisis unknown

  • Private Stormwater Management City reliance on property owners requires review of risks and results

  • Portland Police Improvements made to training program | June 2018

  • Regional Arts and Culture Council Clear City goals aligned with strong Arts Council strategy will improve arts and culture services

  • Gang Enforcement Patrol The Police Bureau must show that traffic stops are effective

  • Gang Crime Investigations Lack of accountability and transparency reduced the community's trust in police

  • Streets Improvement Projects Bureau of Transportation has an inclusive planning process, but should improve assessment of neighborhood impact


Our Mission Statement

The Audit Services Division is the auditing branch of the elected City Auditor's Office. The Division's mission is to conduct performance and financial audits of City operations, and to make recommendations to improve efficiency, effectiveness and equity of City bureaus, offices and functions.