Thursday, June 2
Multnomah Arts Center, Room 33
7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
The SWNI Public Safety Committee meets on the first Thursday of every month.
The guest speaker for the June 2nd meeting will be Ernie Jones, BEECN and NET Volunteer Program Development for PBEM will present information about PBEM’s Basic Earthquake Emergency Communications Node (BEECN) program. BEECNs function as a temporary radio communications sites after a major earthquake where people can report severe damage, injury and request emergency assistance when phones are down. Please join us for an informative overview of the program, give feedback and ask questions.
Current Public Safety Committee Projects:
- June 25, 2016: Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair, MAC Auditorium
- July 14, 2016: Jan Weston Bike Safety Fair & Movie In The Park, Jackson Middle School sports field
- October 27, 2016: SWNI Public Safety Community Policing Reception, MAC Auditorium
- Safety Vigils
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.
SWNI Public Safety Email List
Get news, updates, meeting agenda and announcements
Public Safety Links and Phone Numbers
(503) 823-4257 Crime Prevention Coordinator Jenni Pullen, Office of Neighborhood Involvement, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For a full listing of Crime Prevention Program Services see Website
(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.
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
Portland Police Bureau: Crime maps and statistics
Donna Herron email@example.com