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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.

 

SW Crime Prevention e-newsletter
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Receive the SW Crime Prevention e-newsletter by clicking the image above. This newsletter is published by Stefanie Adams, Crime Prevention Coordinator for the City of Portland. Stefanie works in partnership with Southwest Neighborhoods Inc., police officers in southwest Portland and other neighborhood leaders to resolve crime and livability issues. Learn about crime in and around your neighborhood and what you can do to prevent crimes and improve the livability of your neighborhood. Enter your email address when prompted and then receive an email to sign up (or change your preferences if you already receive a newsletter from Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc.). Select "Crime Prevention" from the list of available newsletters.

 

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, james@vacantfuture.com.

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2013 Community Policing Reception

Southwest Portland residents express their appreciation of Portland Police officers for their outstanding work. This video played at the annual Community Policing Reception event hosted by the Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Public Safety Committee. Produced by Stefanie Adams, Crime Prevention Coordinator, Portland Office of Neighborhood Involvement.

 

Sargent Ty Engstrom of the Portland Police Bureau, Central Precinct honors Officer Scott and Officer Fleming for their excellent work in southwest neighborhoods.

 

Useful Links


Emergency Survival Handbook
Emergency Survival Handbook
: Are you ready? Before a disaster strikes, plan and prepare. Published by the Portland Police Bureau, Strategic Services Division, Emergency Management Unit.

 

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

 

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management: Neighborhood Emergency Teams
http://www.portlandonline.com/oem/index.cfm?c=31667

 

Emergency Preparedness for Homes and Families

Download the PowerPoint presentation. Download as PDF at bottom of this page:

Part 1 (2.9MB)

Part 2 (2.9MB)

 

 

 

 

 

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