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Public Safety Committee

NET for SW Portland

Dates:Sept. 19th and 26th (Saturdays), Final Test is Oct 03rd

Classes on the 19th and 26th are 8hrs. Final Test is approximately 4 hrs.

Location: Multnomah Village

Exact location details are available to those who sign up for the classes.

Sign up for SW PDX NET Training Classes
 

These training classes are put on by the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management.

 


 

About the SWNI Public Safety Committee

The Public Safety Committee supports community partnerships to prevent crime, alleviate the fear of crime in the community, and promote emergency preparedness in the community. More specifically, the committee:

  • Increases community policing and livability by encouraging the formation of Neighborhood Watches.

  • Focuses on neighborhood priority issues such as car prowls, car theft, identity theft, and burglary.

  • Works with the Southwest Crime Prevention Specialist and Neighborhood Response Team Officers to share information, address crime issues, and to problem solve.

  • Hosts community meetings to increase awareness and give residents preventive measures.

  • Educates the community about how to prepare for and survive a major disaster.

  • Creates a resilient community.


 

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Public Safety Links and Phone Numbers

(503) 823-1700 For 24-Hour Maintenance & Repair of Traffic Signs, Signals & Equipment, Pavement Markings and Condition, Sidewalks or potholes.

(503) 823-SAFE - When you have a non-immediate concern, please call the Transportation Safety and Neighborhood Livability Line. Call this number is you also need to report unsafe pedestrain condidtions such as obstacles or vegetation is walkways, paths,etc...

(503) 823 - 3333 - Portland Police Bureau Non-Emergency Number. Click here to see a list of issues handled by the TRU/Non-Emergency Number.

Portland Bureau of Emergency Managment NET Program - Neighborhood Emergency Teams (NETs) are Portland residents trained by PBEM and Portland Fire & Rescue to provide emergency disaster assistance within their own neighborhoods. 

Portland Bureau of Transportation Traffic Safety Resources

Every Corner is a Crosswalk - Video work commissioned by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. This covers three pieces of Oregon pedestrian crosswalk law: Unmarked crosswalks, signalized crosswalk where driver and pedestrian get the signal at the same time and mid-block crossings in marked crosswalks.

RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event: After the mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, the City of Houston has released this how-to video on what people should do if caught in an active shooter event. The video was produced and funded by the Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security.

Office of Neighborhood Involvement: SW Portland Crime Prevention

http://www.portlandonline.com/oni/index.cfm?c=44650

Portland Police Bureau: Crime maps and statistics

http://www.portlandonline.com/police/index.cfm?c=29795

 


 

Meetings

Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at 7 PM in the Hamilton Room of the Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

Contact: James Nobles, publicsafety@swni.org.

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Reading Material