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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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Chief Promotion Ceremony

Chief Jami Resch, Deputy Chief Chris Davis and Assistant Chief Mike Frome.

Community News - Email Sign up

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Entertainment District

This map shows the regular boundaries affected by the closures; police have the authority to alter these boundaries and the time frame as needed.

Text Conversations

Texts and Emails released Week of February 11, 2019

Avoid Package Delivery Thefts

Crime Prevention tips to avoid having packages stolen from your home

A Message from Chief Outlaw

As the Chief of Police for the Portland Police Bureau I am committed to learning everything I can about the Bureau and the City.

Stolen Bikes Report Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

Stolen Bikes reported to the Portland Police Bureau

Behind the Badge: Jason Jones ECIT

Jason Jones is a 16-year veteran and a member of the Enhanced Crisis Intervention Training (ECIT) team, and dedicates himself to helping others.

Behind the Badge: Jordan Zaitz

Go on a ride-along with Officer Zaitz from Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct.

Behind the Badge: Mobile Crisis Unit

Ride Along with Officer Josh Silverman and take a brief look at a typical day for BHU's Mobile Crisis Unit.

Behind the Badge: Officer Mike Chapin

Officer Mike Chapin of the Portland Police Bureau patrols District 580 in Northeast Portland. The 15-year veteran talks about family, influences and apple fritters in this latest installment of Behind the Badge.


A webpage designed to help identify unknown suspects, persons of interest or critical witnesses in a variety of unsolved cases.

Community Policing

The Portland Police Bureau coined the phrase community policing in the 1990's.

Crows on Snow (Full Resolution)

Crows on Snow (January 2017) - Portland Police Bureau Criminalist Walker Berg

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Get the Police Mobile App

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Join the Best!

Make a difference in your community and become a Portland Police Officer.

Portland Police Bureau Going Pink in October - #PPBPink

The Portland Police Bureau, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is going pink throughout the month of October.

PPB is More Than Pink

Watch our PSA for Breast Cancer Awareness

Public Alert: Ongoing Scam Affecting Utility Customers in Willamette Valley

The Portland Police Bureau and Portland General Electric want community members to be aware of an ongoing nation-wide telephone scam targeting utility customers.

Public Alert: Scammers Calling Portland Residents Claiming to be IRS

The Portland Police Bureau has received two recent reports where victims stated that someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) called them and demanded money for back taxes.

Support the PPB Honor Guard

The Police Bureau’s Honor Guard is one of the most distinguished groups representing the City of Portland and the Portland Police Bureau.

Video: Chief Outlaw Swearing-In Ceremony

January 22, 2018 - Oregon Historical Society

Video: Police K-9 Unit Junior Parade

The K-9 Unit was the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Rose Festival Junior Parade.

Voluntary Surveillance Camera Registration

Knowing ahead of time where cameras exist can save investigative time and resources when a crime occurs in your neighborhood and may help solve and prevent crime.

Your City, Your Police

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor, has introduced a series of billboards around the community highlighting the police officers keeping the community safe.