Advisory Groups

The African American Advisory Council is a partnership that brings together members of Portland’s African American community and police officers to promote understanding and respect in police and community relationships.
A community-driven, community-led Council to the Portland Police Bureau that is willing and committed to building a lasting relationship with all Bureau members.
BHU Advisory Committee meetings are not open to the public. Interested parties may contact the BHU Advisory Committee at the following email address: contactbhuac@gmail.com
The mission of the Coalition of Advisory Groups is to strengthen understanding through communication, support, and— where applicable—collaboration among duly recognized police advisory groups in the City of Portland. If you have questions, please email: cag.portland.oregon@gmail.com
The Portland Muslim Community Police Council was formed in March 2016 after recognizing the mutual need for the Muslim community and the police to engage with each other and work together.
The Police Bureauwide Advisory Committee advises Bureau leadership on Citywide issues, provides input to staff about budget development, reviews plans on long-term Bureauwide projects, and provides feedback on community priorities.
This council is charged with holding the Portland Police Bureau accountable for achieving the objectives of their Racial Equity Plan.
The TAC's mission is to provide ongoing advice to the Chief of Police and the Training Division in order to continuously improve training standards, practices and outcomes through the examination of training content, delivery, tactics, policy, equipment and facilities.