Strategic Services Division

Maps and a computer
Strategic Services provides research, analysis, statistics and data to internal and external stakeholders to support law enforcement functions and the mission of the Portland Police Bureau.

Open Data: Strategic Services maintains the Police Bureau’s Open Data Portal including monthly & quarterly updates of previously published dashboards. 

Research: Strategic Services provides research, data collection recommendations, data & analysis, and interactive reports to support the Bureau's daily operations and strategic planning. 

Surveys: Strategic Services develops, distributes, and analyzes the results of internal and external surveys.  These surveys informed on subjects including secondary languages, Police Bureau-wide Advisory Council (PBAC) budget priorities, property victim preferences, and more.

Staffing: Strategic Services assists the Business Services Group throughout the budget process by revising the sworn staffing forecast model, providing performance measure data points, evaluating the impact of PPB programs, and providing other analysis as requested.