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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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Videos Related to Recent Protests

Portland Police Video Messages

FAQ on Police policies, training and community engagement.

Information to answer questions and concerns our community members may have about PPB.

Submit Online Police Report

The Portland Police Bureau is expanding the online reporting system to allow members of the community a more convenient way to report crimes and free up officers to respond to emergency calls.

Talking Beat Podcast

A monthly podcast from the Portland Police Bureau

Community News - Email Sign up

Sign up for Community News and Events from the Portland Police Bureau.

Behind the Badge: Jordan Zaitz

Go on a ride-along with Officer Zaitz from Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct.

Text Conversations

Texts and Emails released Week of February 11, 2019

Voluntary Surveillance Camera Registration

Knowing ahead of time where cameras exist can save investigative time and resources when a crime occurs in your neighborhood and may help solve and prevent crime.

Crows on Snow (Full Resolution)

Crows on Snow (January 2017) - Portland Police Bureau Criminalist Walker Berg

Community Policing

The Portland Police Bureau coined the phrase community policing in the 1990's.

Behind the Badge: Jason Jones ECIT

Jason Jones is a 16-year veteran and a member of the Enhanced Crisis Intervention Training (ECIT) team, and dedicates himself to helping others.

Behind the Badge: Mobile Crisis Unit

Ride Along with Officer Josh Silverman and take a brief look at a typical day for BHU's Mobile Crisis Unit.

Behind the Badge: Officer Mike Chapin

Officer Mike Chapin of the Portland Police Bureau patrols District 580 in Northeast Portland. The 15-year veteran talks about family, influences and apple fritters in this latest installment of Behind the Badge.

Entertainment District

This map shows the regular boundaries affected by the closures; police have the authority to alter these boundaries and the time frame as needed.


A webpage designed to help identify unknown suspects, persons of interest or critical witnesses in a variety of unsolved cases.

Public Alert: Scammers Calling Portland Residents Claiming to be IRS

The Portland Police Bureau has received two recent reports where victims stated that someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) called them and demanded money for back taxes.

Public Alert: Ongoing Scam Affecting Utility Customers in Willamette Valley

The Portland Police Bureau and Portland General Electric want community members to be aware of an ongoing nation-wide telephone scam targeting utility customers.

Video: Police K-9 Unit Junior Parade

The K-9 Unit was the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Rose Festival Junior Parade.

Your City, Your Police

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor, has introduced a series of billboards around the community highlighting the police officers keeping the community safe.

Avoid Package Delivery Thefts

Crime Prevention tips to avoid having packages stolen from your home

Building Minimum Security Recommendations

Portland Police Bureau Minimum Security Recommendations