Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

Portland Gun Violence Assessment/Cost of Violence Report

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From April 2019 through June 2020 the City of Portland through the Office of Violence Prevention has consulted with the California Partnership for Safe Communities (CPSC) and the National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (NICJR) to analyze Portland’s gun violence problem, assess Portland’s current gun violence reduction efforts, and provide recommendations for next steps specific to Portland. 

Attached are the resulting analysis, findings and recommendation documentation.

2022 PDX Homicide Problem Analysis