Category Archives: Public Safety

North Portland Arsons under investigation

Portland Fire & Rescue is actively investigating several recent arson fires in North Portland. These early morning fires were discovered to the exterior of homes in the Overlook Neighborhood. Portland Fire & Rescue Fire Investigations is being assisted by partnering … Continue reading

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What’s happening on Rosa Parks Way?

As you’ve walked, biked and drove through the neighborhood this summer you’ve probably noticed a lot of construction activity on Rosa Parks Way. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is working on a project to extend a 6-foot wide bike … Continue reading

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>Police Bureau Introduces New Citizen Online Reporting System

>The Portland Police Bureau has launched a new Citizen Online Reporting System. This internet-based system, gives citizens the ability to report property crimes within Portland that have no suspect information, saving them time and money and freeing up valuable police … Continue reading

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>Redistricting of Police Precincts

> Last night North Portland neighbors gathered together to discuss the proposal of closing the North Portland Police Precinct with Assistant Police Chief Brian Martinek.  Below are notes from that meeting.  HISTORY: About October/November 2008 all bureaus in the city were notified that … Continue reading

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>Gang Activity

> The Oregonian’s Maxine Bernstein has posted two recent articles on the escalating gang violence in N/NE Portland. “Portland Call Portland-Area Gang Wars a Crisis“ “Portland Mobilizes On Gang War“

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>New Crime Prevention Coordinator

> North Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) has a new Crime Prevention Coordinator. Everyone please welcome Mark Wells to the neighborhood! Mark has asked all who are active in the community or just interested in crime prevention to fill … Continue reading

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>Rose City vs. Portland Police

> The Rose City Softball All-Stars take on the Portland Police in the Annual Pride Charity Game this Saturday (June 14th) at Farragut Park! The shin dig kicks off at 11:30am. The Police Academy Cadets will also have a food … Continue reading

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