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Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

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

Traffic Division

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The Traffic Division is charged with the specific duties of traffic enforcement, serious injury  collision investigation, fatal  collision investigations, DUII enforcement, traffic complaints and major traffic crime investigations.

The Traffic Division also provides traffic control services for numerous community events including parades, demonstrations, dignitary motorcades and sponsored runs and walks.

The Traffic Division is committed to providing enforcement and raising awareness regarding traffic safety for vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians. Each year, traffic officers respond to preventable collisions. These collisions can deeply impact those involved, their families and loved ones.Traffic officers' number one priority is to address behaviors of all road users that might lead to a collision, including speed, impairment, distraction and disobeying signals.

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about the Division and what to do if you are involved in a collision or receive a citation.

If you have received a Photo Radar Citation or a Red Light Camera Citation, please take a moment to read the frequently asked questions before calling the Traffic Division.



Driver Safety Education

For immigrants, refugees and English language learners

Traffic Stats

Statistics regarding collissions in Portland

Red Light Cameras

Information about Portland's Red Light Cameras

Towing and Impoundment

Recovering Your Towed Vehicle - Records Division

Traffic Citation Information

Requesting Traffic Citation Information - Records Division

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Common Questions

Photo Radar

Photo radar is a speed enforcement tool operated by trained police officers in a marked police vehicle.