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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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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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PSA: Leaky Car Scam

Don't fall victim to the LEAKY CAR SCAM.

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A Ride Through Central Precinct with Commander Dobson

Central Precinct's Commander Craig Dobson shares a bit about his precinct and the men and women who serve there.

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Public Safety Support Specialist Ride Along

The Public Safety Support Specialist (PS3) Program was created to enhance community engagement opportunities and reduce the number of armed police officers responding to lower priority calls for service. With PS3s taking over the low priority calls, officers are freed up to respond to 911 calls.

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Recovering Stolen Vehicles: Fewer Stops, Better Outcomes

The Portland Police Bureau is using evidence-based practice methodology to greatly increase the chances of stopping occupied stolen vehicles.

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Behavioral Health Unit: Ride along with a Behavioral Health Response Team

Ride along with Behavioral Health Response Team Officer Billy Kemmer and mental health clinician Sarah Scafani of the Portland Police Bureau's Behavioral Health Unit.

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Portland Police Debuts New Vehicle Design

For the first time since 2011, the Portland Police Bureau is debuting a new vehicle design for marked patrol units, including a different color scheme.

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The Portland Police Bureau is creating a new Racial Equity Plan

Are you interested in submitting your ideas toward the Bureau’s equity priorities for the next five years?

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