Portland’s Community Safety Division reports on progress made to restructure programs, advance community-led safety efforts

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In July 2022, Portland’s Community Safety Division (CSD) welcomed three critical safety-focused work units to the Division:

At the same time, CSD launched the Safer Summer PDX – Focused Investment (SSPDX-FI) program under the Mayor’s Gun Violence Emergency Declaration.

Together, these offices and programs form the new CSD Community Investment Team, which is part of CSD's Alternative Response & Prevention Unit. The Community Investment Team's mission is to catalyze the power of communities to advance safety.

We are pleased to share a report of highlights from the Community Investment Team's first six months, as well as the SSPDX-FI Final Report.

More information about CSD is available at https://www.portland.gov/community-safety.