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The City of Portland, Oregon

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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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Community Policing Spotlight: July 28, 2017

Officers are involved in Community engagement continually throughout their day, however, the following list briefly captures larger events: 

SEI summer program finale
Chief’s Office, June 27, 2017

In response to an invitation by SEI Chief Operating Officer Libra Forde, Chief Marshman and North Precinct NRT took part in the SEI end of summer program assembly at the SEI campus. During the assembly, Chief Marshman congratulated the 450 students for making the 4-week commitment and positive choice to attend summer camp.

Community Engagement- Preparedness Fair
Traffic Division: July 26, 2017

The Emergency Management Unit participated in the 1st Annual Preparedness Fair at Cherry Wood Retirement Community. Police Emergency Management collaborated with American Medical Response to conduct a presentation for community members encouraging them to develop a personal and community preparedness plan. The presentation was well-received and members of the community were very satisfied with police presence at the fair.

East Precinct: Cop for a Day Event
East Precinct: July 22, 2017

For the past several years, the Portland Police Bureau has donated an auction package to Glencoe Elementary School's Glencoe Foundation, a non profit organization that raises money for critical educational needs to assure a higher learning for their students. The package is advertised as a "Cop for Day," promising and fun filled day for a lucky family to hang with best the Portland Police Bureau has to offer. This year, a team of East Precinct officers organized the event, which was well-received.

Community engagement - Ronald McDonald House
North Precinct: July 20, 2017

Officers from North Precinct partnered with volunteers from Umpqua Bank to cook BBQ lunch and dinner for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House at Emanuel/Randall children's hospital. Officers also showed off a police car to interested kids (and adults) during the lunch hours. The event gave officers an opportunity to interact not only with vulnerable community members, but also build rapport with Umpqua bank employees.

BBQ in Holladay Park
North Precinct: July 20, 2017

Members of North precinct partnered up with "Connected" and the Parks Bureau and put on a large BBQ. Members of North precinct BBQ'd over 300 hamburgers and 300 hotdogs for anyone who walked through the park. Hundreds of community members attended the event as they listened to music and played in the water fountain. This is the second time the Police Bureau participated in this event. More BBQ's are being planned.

Quad Squad Part Deux & PSU Survey Partnership Continues
North Precinct: July 20, 2017

Officers rode around North and Northeast Portland on ATVs. With the help of the Public Spaces Outreach and Management grant, PPB was able to show a presence in many of Portland's parks including Farragut, Kenton, Columbia, St. John's, Pier, McCoy and Peninsular Park. Most of these parks had representatives from the Portland Public School lunch program that provides free lunches for local children throughout the summer. Numerous community members also approached the team of Officers thanking them for their service and their presence.