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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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  • Talking Beat - Podcast

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Portland Police Bureau is to reduce crime and the fear of crime. We work with all community members to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.

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  1. Jan 31

    NewsBeat 005 - February 2020

    The Department of Justice finds the City of Portland in substantial compliance; East Precinct Officers rescue three people from a burning car; PPB celebrates Black History Month; The Bike Theft Task Force asks you to please register your bike and Mark Your Calendars for future hiring events.

  2. Jan 29

    Gun Violence in Portland

    The Portland Police Bureau’s Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) combines police investigations, technology and relationships with the community to respond to and help prevent further violence.

  3. Jan 7

    NewsBeat - 004 - January 2020

    In this episode: The Portland Police Bureau has a new Chief, a look at how the Gun Violence Reduction Team keeps the community safe, Precinct Spotlight: East Precinct, the Bureau's new Wellness Program and an historic badge.

  4. Dec 16

    Driving Under the Influence

    On today's episode of Talking Beat, we're discussing driving under the influence, or driving while impaired. Whether it's alcohol, illegal drugs, marijuana, driving while impaired can and has killed on the streets of Portland. It's impact is far reaching from those who are injured or killed to those who are responsible.

  5. Dec 4

    NewsBeat - 003 - December 2019

    On this episode of NewsBeat we talk about: Driving Under the Influence, Active Shooter Response information, Package Theft from porches and cars and tips to avoid charity fraud.

Sunshine Division

We offer food assistance six days a week at our warehouse and 24 hour food assistance through Portland Police Officers. Learn more »