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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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Traffic Unit

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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.

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. 

Traffic Dashboard:

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]

Traffic Dashboard

Traffic Division Volunteers

Volunteer Groups

Traffic Citation Information

Requesting Traffic Citation Information - Records Division

Towing and Impoundment

Recovering Your Towed Vehicle - Records Division

Driver Safety Education

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