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The City of Portland, Oregon

911 Bureau of Emergency Communications

Partners in Public Safety. Call 911: Save a Life, Report a Fire, Stop a Crime.

Emergency & Text: 9-1-1

emergency: 503-760-6911

Non-emergency: 503-823-3333

  • BOEC 2019-2023 Strategic Plan


Our Mission Statement

Work collaboratively with our community and public safety partners to ensure effective and timely 911 call answering and dispatching.


  • Remember: all fireworks (legal and illegal) are banned in Portland's city limits; legal fireworks are allowed in Gr… 12 hours ago
  • RT @PDXFire: Do NOT call 9-1-1 to report illegal fireworks usage. To help ensure that our 9-1-1 system remains available for reporting ACT… 1 day ago
  • RT @greshamfiredept: Not sure which fireworks are legal or illegal in the state of Oregon? Any firework that flies into the air, explodes,… 2 days ago
  • RT @PDXFire: ALL fireworks are banned in the City of Portland year-round. PF&R Investigations Unit will be investigating all suspected fir… 3 days ago
  • Last weekend we joined Portland's We Are Better Together team at #GoodintheHood to talk about 9-1-1 and answer ques… 4 days ago
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