1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
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.
For information about Fixed Speed camera enforcement, visit the PBOT website.
Note: In 2020, the Traffic Division was decentralized and traffic officers returned to patrol to assist in meeting minimum staffing needs. The Traffic Unit now contains the Major Crash Team investigators and a photo radar van operator.
An interactive data visualization of 911 and non-emergency calls received by the Police Bureau related to crash and DUII incidents as well as digitally recorded warnings and citations. [Launch Dashboard]
Questions regarding Photo Radar and Red Light Cameras
Requesting Traffic Citation Information - Records Division
Answers to Common Questions
Recovering Your Towed Vehicle - Records Division
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