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Phone: 503-823-0000

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Community Policing Spotlight: August 18, 2017

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

Community Policing - Directed Patrol

Central Precinct, August 13, 2017
Officers assigned to address livability issues in the Old Town area contacted numerous residents and talked to people about their needs.  They handed out 22 area service cards and made four arrests.  It was also a good community engagement opportunity and officers gave out stickers and Slurpee coupons.

Quad Squad Round 3
North Precinct, August 11, 2017

Officers provided law enforcement services around North and Northeast Portland on ATVs. With the help of the Public Spaces Outreach and Management grant, PPB was again able to show a presence in many of Portland's parks including Dawson, Farragut, Kenton, Cathedral, McCoy and Peninsular.

Elder Crimes Unit/APS/Elders in Action Visit Senior Centers for National Night Out
Family Services, August 11, 2017

The Elder Crime Unit, Adult Protective Services and Elders in Action  participated in the National Night Out by visiting three senior centers in the Portland area. At each location, a brief introduction was given outlining NNO and PPB's participation and the resources/helps these teams had to offer.

Community Engagement – Brain Tumor Walk
Traffic, August 6, 2017

Several members of the Traffic Division assisted with the annual Brain Tumor walk in downtown Portland. The event began and ended in PCS, utilizing and out and back along NW Naito Parkway. This 5k event is a non-competitive walking route which allowed members of the Traffic Division to have some extra time to spend time and talk with participants as they supported this great fundraising event.

National Night Out - Helensview Neighborhood 
North Precinct, August 5, 2017

North Precinct officers and supervisors attended the National Night Out event for the Helensview Neighborhood Association. This neighborhood is primarily Habitat for Humanity homes, with recent immigrants residing next door to longtime residents. Among the 40 homeowners, there are six primary languages spoken.

There was a lot of discussions revolving around the homeless camps and RV's in the area were had and the assembled group expressed appreciation for the difficult job officers do.

Walking Beat Round Up
North Precinct, August 5, 2017

Officers provide patrols of the overall Lloyd District, including Holladay Park. Several people thanked the officers.