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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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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. May 2

    Behavioral Health Unit - Talking Beat

    The Behavioral Health Unit coordinates the Police Bureau's response to people in behavioral crisis, whether it's from a suspected mental illness or a drug and alcohol addiction or both.

  2. Apr 25

    Recruitment - Talking Beat

    The Portland Police Bureau currently faces a critical staffing shortage. As retirements come in large waves, the bureau faces more than 100 vacancies. Next year, in August 2020, another large retirement is expected to occur.

  3. Mar 21

    Traffic - Talking Beat

    Traffic is a popular topic for officers at community meetings and whether you travel by vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, foot, bus, streetcar, MAX train or scooter, you're navigating Portland's roads with a lot of other users out on the road as well.

Sunshine Division

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