Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, July 4, to observe Independence Day.
Police and safety
Keeping our communities safe and informed
Services and Resources
News and Notices
Domestic Violence Response: Special Victims Unit benefits from collaboration with partners, but patrol officers need more training
The City Auditor’s Independent Police Review (IPR) found that the Portland Police Bureau’s Special Victims Unit benefits from co-location and collaboration with service partners but officers responding to the initial calls need more trauma-informed training.
Our annual report for 2021 describes changes in workload, regaining compliance with the Department of Justice, and summarizes a policy review of how language services are used by the Police Bureau.