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The City of Portland, Oregon

911 Bureau of Emergency Communications

Partners in Public Safety. Call 911: Save a Life, Report a Fire, Stop a Crime.

Emergency & Text: 9-1-1

emergency: 503-760-6911

Non-emergency: 503-823-3333

  • BOEC is hiring! Applications accepted January 6-January 27, 2020.

Our Mission Statement

Work collaboratively with our community and public safety partners to ensure effective and timely 911 call answering and dispatching.


  • RT @PDXFire: This law states if a vehicle is pulled over on the side of a road, oncoming cars must move over to allow enough room and ensur… 3 days ago
  • RT @PBOTinfo: Our crews are reporting some slushy conditions above 500 feet. No road closures this morning but still use caution and give y… 4 days ago
  • RT @BloombergCities: “Employee burnout isn’t just a 911 dispatcher problem, it applies across a whole host of frontline services,” says @Go5 days ago
  • RT @ahfe_multco: ALERT: Severe weather shelters will open tonight in @multco. NO ONE SEEKING A BED WILL BE TURNED AWAY. Please call 211 if… 1 week ago
  • RT @ahfe_multco: ALERT: With freezing weather and snow in the forecast, outreach and shelter providers can use your help NOW, before severe… 1 week ago
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