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The Portland Police Bureau is committed to racial equity, building trust within our community, encouraging relationships between officers and the people they serve, and making Portland a safer and more livable community.

Air Support Unit

The Portland Police Bureau Air Support Unit (ASU) provides aerial support and expertise for the City of Portland and the Police Bureau's patrol, investigative and administrative needs. 

Alarms Unit

The mission of the Behavioral Health Unit is to coordinate the response of Law Enforcement and the Behavioral Health System to aid people in behavioral crisis resulting from known or suspected mental illness and or drug and alcohol addiction.
The Business Services Division of the Portland Police Bureau provides financial leadership and expertise to the Bureau.

Canine Unit

Provides a resource to officers and investigators on the street by utilizing the keen sense of smell and hearing of the canine whose task is to assist in the apprehension of suspects, the searching of buildings, finding articles of evidence and protection of police officers and community members.

Complaint Signer

The  Complaint Signer, reviews and prepares for prosecution most of the Police Bureau’s cases. These include arrests and citations for misdemeanors, traffic cases, and most drug charges.  
The Criminal Intelligence Unit (CIU) provides investigative support for cases involving threats to commit acts of mass and/or targeted violence, violent extremism, domestic and international terrorism, organized crime, and special investigative projects.

Detective Division

Detectives conduct solid, high-quality investigations in a timely manner and ensure that every case is handled professionally and with the utmost dedication.
To embed best practices throughout the Portland Police Bureau that ensure identity does not determine outcomes and PPB is equipped to serve the most marginalized communities.
The Family Services Division holistically approaches survivors with a victim-centered philosophy to minimize harm and vicarious trauma. 
Any public or private official having reasonable cause to believe that any child with whom the official comes in contact has suffered abuse or that any person with whom the official comes in contact has abused a child shall immediately report or cause a report to be made in the manner required.
The Human Trafficking Unit (HTU) investigates crime involving both sex trafficking and labor trafficking activities, with a focus on juvenile victims.
This is a library of commonly requested Portland Police Images. Media outlets are free to use these images for editorial purposes.

Person Crimes

Crimes Against Persons are those whose victims are individuals.

Personnel Division

The Personnel Division provides human resource-related service to the Police Bureau.

Photo Enforcement

The number one traffic complaint among neighborhood residents is speeding. Why are residents so concerned? Because speeding cars threaten the safety of our children and compromise the livability of our neighborhoods.
The Police Equity Advisory Council is seeking feedback in its creation of the 2023-2028 Police Racial Equity Plan.
Documents used during the police officer hiring process.
The Portland Police Bureau’s Public Information Officer (PIO) is a resource for members of the media to obtain information regarding incidents of media and public interest.

Police Officer Application

City of Portland Website
Start your police officer application on the Government Jobs website.

Police Precincts