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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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0020.00 Mission, Values, and Goals



  • DIR 021.00 Human Goals
  • DIR 024.00 Community Policing Purpose 

POLICY (020.00)

The mission of the Portland Police Bureau is to reduce crime and the fear of crime by working with all citizens to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property, and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.

The organizational values are:

a.  Integrity.

b.  Compassion.

c.  Accountability.

d.  Respect

e.  Excellence.

f.   Service

The goals are:

a.  Focus efforts on repeat calls for service and chronic offenders.

b.  Enhance the community and police relationship.

c.  Develop and encourage personnel.

d.  Continuously improve work processes.