All meetings are open to the public. Everyone is welcome. The SWNI Public Safety Committee usually meets on the first Thursday of every month. Confirm scheduled meetings on the Southwest Neighborhoods calendar.
Thursday, December 1st (see Agenda)
Multnomah Arts Center, Room 29
7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
At our next meeting on Thursday, December 1st Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM), Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Program Manager, Jeremy Van Keuren will be our guest speaker. Jeremy will talk about Emergency Preparedness, the NET program and the plans to use the Sears Armory as the Westside depot for emergency supplies and training.
Meetings are open to the public and individuals are welcome to ask questions and speak about any SW Portland Public Safety issues they may have.
December 1st, 2016 Meeting Materials:
Draft November 3, 2016 SWNI Public Safety Committee Minutes
Video of Sheriff Reese and Commander Davis at Public Safety Committee meeting
Minutes October 6, 2016
- NEW Video of Stan Houseman's full Take 5 to Survive Emergency Preparedness presentation on October 4th, 2016
October 6, 2016 Meeting Materials:
- NEW Video of guest speaker Stan Houseman's presentation on "Gas & Go" Emergency Preparedness demonstration & speech.
- Agenda October 6, 2016, 7:00 pm
- Minutes September 1, 2016
- Community Policing Reception event flyer
September 1, 2016 Meeting Materials:
- Draft Minutes from August 4, 2016
- Multnomah County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) presentation by Bob Cady
August 4, 2016:
- Back to school, distracted drivers, motor and pedestrian safety will be the topic of SWNI's next Public Safety meeting.
- Revised Action Plan Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017
- Distracted Driving ODOT - Background Document
- Distracted Driver - ODOT Resource Document
- Distracted Driving Task Force Website: http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/COMM/Pages/Distracted-Driving.aspx
July 7, 2016:
- Draft Meeting Agenda - July 7, 2016
- Draft Action Plan Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017
- Committee Notes from June 2nd Meeting
June 2, 2016:
- Meeting Agenda - June 2nd, 2016
- SWNI Public Safety Action Plan 2015-16
- Emergency Preparedness Fair flyer for June 25th, 2016
Current Public Safety Committee Projects:
- PBOT Vision Zero "Paint the neighborhoods ORANGE"
- Traffic Safety Vigils
- Portland Police Bureau's WomenStrength class scheduling
- CPR\AED class scheduling
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) 823-4257 Crime Prevention Coordinator Jenni Pullen, Office of Neighborhood Involvement, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Find a full listing of Crime Prevention Program services at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/index.cfm?&c=28395
(503) 823-1700 for 24-hour maintenance and repair of traffic signs, signals and equipment, pavement markings and condition, sidewalks and potholes.
(503) 823-SAFE - Transportation Safety and Neighborhood Livability line. Report non-emergency unsafe pedestrain condidtions such as obstacles or vegetation in walkways, paths,etc.
(503) 823 - 3333 - Portland Police Bureau Non-Emergency number. See a list of issues handled by the TRU/Non-Emergency number at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/416175
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. http://www.portlandoregon.gov/pbem/31667?
Portland Bureau of Transportation Traffic Safety Resources: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/55303
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: http://animatedtrafficlaw.org/ror/index.php/RoR:Every_corner_is_a_crosswalk
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
Email PublicSafety@swni.org or call the Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc office, (503) 823-4592