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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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Protest / Demonstration / Special Events Resources and Links

 

The Police Bureau attempts to work with all event organizers to establish an environment where community members may safely practice their First Amendment Rights of speech and assembly. The Police Bureau Liaison Team is available to assist event organizers in planning a safe event for participants, Portland community members, and businesses. Liaison Officers may be contacted at:  PPBLiaison@portlandoregon.gov or through its Twitter account: @PPBLiaison

Permits

To learn more about the permitting process or to file a request for a permit, please visit the Portland Bureau of Transportation's Special Events page

Special events are moving events held in the street and/or sidewalk, such as runs, walks, marches, parades or bicycle races. Event organizers must get all additional permits before the event.

Administrative Rules and City Code regarding street and sidewalk use

Parks

Special Use Permits for Portland Parks (more than 150 people)

Terry Schrunk Plaza is a federal property where both state and federal laws apply to users. The Federal Protective Service is the lead enforcement agency for this property. Specific rules and regulations governing federal property can be found here:

The City of Portland has specific conduct rules and laws that apply to parks.

Weapons

Per Portland City Code, it is unlawful to carry a loaded firearm in public unless you have a valid Oregon concealed handgun license or as specified in the code.

The City of Portland has specific conduct rules and laws that apply to parks, including a specific prohibition on the possession of weapons in parks.

Oregon has NO concealed handgun license reciprocity with any other state, and it is a crime to carry a concealed handgun in Oregon unless you have and present for inspection a valid OREGON concealed handgun license (Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 166.250 and ORS 166.291.

Portland Police Applicable Directives

The policies that direct Bureau members' actions regarding complaint intake, crowd management, force application and review, and weapons qualifications may be found in the following Portland Police Bureau directives: 

 

Complaints and Commendations

Commendations or complaints about officer conduct today should be directed to the Office of Independent Police Review (IPR).

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a minimum $250 cash reward to anyone who reports a convicted felon and tipsters can remain anonymous. Rewards of up to $1,000 are available for other unsolved felony crimes - $2,500 for unsolved homicides. 

Submit an anonymous tip: 

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip. 

Online

Call 503-823-HELP (4357) 

Visit http://tipsoft.com to download the TipSubmit app.