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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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1111 SW 2nd Ave / Suite 1526
Portland, OR 97204

Lt. Kristina Jones, PIO

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  1. Jun 26

    Drugs in Portland - Talking Beat

    What drugs are in Portland, how do they get on our streets or in our communities, and what the members of the Drugs and Vice Division are doing about it?

  2. Jun 3

    Crime Trends and Solutions in Portland's 3 Precincts - Talking Beat

    Portland has three precincts, Central, East, and North precinct. Police Commanders for each precinct provide some insights into what is going on in each of their precincts and some of the creative strategies they're using to address crime

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.