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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










The Portland Police Bureau is currently accepting NTN scores for an ongoing interest list of qualified entry and lateral candidates.  If you are interested in taking the NTN test, candidates will need to go to…/search.cfm… to register for the test.

The Portland Police Bureau anticipates opening the department's application process in the near future.  We strongly encourage you to continue to monitor our webpage and our Facebook page at for future updates.

The Portland Police Bureau accepts both the OR-PAT or the Portland Police Bureau Specific PAT. If you are applying with the Portland Police Bureau you can take the PPB PAT offered by their agency, for more information or the OR-PAT through NTN. The OR-PAT or PPB PAT is not required to apply for the position, but it is required as part of the hiring process and will need to be completed prior to any conditional offer of employment.

The NTN Personal History Questionnaire or PHQ is not required for the Portland Police Bureau, the Police Bureau will conduct their own PHQ during the hiring process. If you have any questions about the requirements, hiring process, and for more information in general please contact a Recruiter at 503-823-0333 or or visit our Facebook page at  :