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Talking Beat - Sex Trafficking in Portland

This episode of the Talking Beat features a discussion on the Human Trafficking Unit in Portland, emphasizing collaborative efforts to combat juvenile sex trafficking, support victims, and hold offenders accountable while prioritizing a victim-centered approach

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Talking Beat - a Conversation with Chief Bob Day

Chief Bob Day discusses his reasons for coming out of retirement to lead the Portland Police Bureau. He talks about his hope for the organization and the community, and his sense of responsibility to make a difference.

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Honoring the Legacy of K9 Mick: A Decade of Remembrance

Today marks a decade since K9 Mick's sacrifice. We appreciate the community's support, which fuels our commitment to keep our neighborhoods safe.

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Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month: A Commitment to Support and Empower

April marks a significant period of reflection, education, and advocacy as we observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This time is dedicated to acknowledging the profound impact of sexual violence and supporting those affected by it.

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Portland Police Announces Return of the Cold Case Unit

The Portland Police Bureau Cold Case Unit will be reinstated thanks to a grant.

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Statement by Chief Bob Day

As Chief of Police and in my private life, I strongly value conducting myself with the utmost integrity.

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The Police Bureau Takes the Polar Plunge!

PPB officers, clinicians, professional staff, command staff, and chiefs continues our tradition of taking the POLAR PLUNGE for Special Olympics of Oregon, February 24, 2024 at Willamette Park!

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Portland Police Bureau held a Community Police Academy

On Saturday, January 27, 2024, the Portland Police Bureau held a Community Police Academy (CPA).

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Officer Weber's Last Ride: A Cop Car Legacy in Portland

In the bustling streets of Portland, Officer Weber has become a local legend, not just for his years of service but for his unwavering commitment to an iconic piece of law enforcement history - the Crown Victoria.

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Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a presidentially designated observance designed to educate the public about human trafficking and the role they can play in preventing and responding to human trafficking.

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Portland Police Shifts Policy on Vehicle Pursuits

The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) is shifting policy on vehicle pursuits, including lowering the threshold for authorizing pursuits, but also holding members to a clear standard to manage pursuits and carefully consider the public safety risk they pose.

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Package Theft Prevention: How to Keep Your Deliveries Safe

Learn how to safeguard your deliveries and prevent package theft with practical strategies.

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Multi-Agency Holiday Retail Theft Mission Yields Positive Results

Portland Police, with multiple agencies, arrested 110+ individuals, recovered nine stolen vehicles, and over $10,000 in stolen goods during a three-day holiday retail theft mission. This ongoing effort aims to deter crimes and improve livability in Portland.

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Bob Day Sworn in as Chief of Police

On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, Robert (Bob) Day was appointed the 51st Chief of the Portland Police Bureau at a special ceremony at City Hall.

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Street Racing: Hidden Dangers and Challenges

Focused street racing missions aim to deter illegal activities, but risks persist. A tragic crash underscores the need for collective action.

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PSA: Report Bias Incidents and Crimes

Lieutenant Nathan Sheppard shares his personal experience with bias and encourages victims to report incidents. Be part of the solution by calling the Oregon Department of Justice bias hotline at 1-844-924-BIAS (1-844-924-2427).

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PSA: Concerning Trend of Fentanyl Overdoses Involving Young Children

Three young children have recently overdosed on fentanyl. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that can be deadly, even in small doses. It is often mistaken for candy by young children.

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Portland Police is Hiring

🚨PPB is #hiring🚨 Feeling the need to focus on a new life chapter? A six-figure law enforcement career with a $5,000 signing bonus in Oregon’s largest city is available. 🤩🌆

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How 9-1-1 Works: A Guide from the Portland Police Bureau

If you ever face an emergency and need to call 9-1-1, do you know what to expect? In this blog post, we will explain how the 9-1-1 system works and how we respond to your calls.

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Bad Batch: Fentanyl

The Portland Police Bureau responded to eight overdose deaths this Mother's Day weekend making it a really tragic one for the city of Portland.

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