On Thursday, June 26, 2019, the Portland Police Bureau hired nine public safety support specialists and five new police officers. The new hires will undergo orientation and training before being assigned to the precincts.
"We are very excited to bring these high caliber individuals on board in the Public Safety Support Specialist and Police Officer roles," said Chief Danielle Outlaw. "We invite anyone considering a career in public service to apply to join our team as we continue to provide the highest quality public service in Portland."
Portland Police has revamped its hiring process and reopens for applications on July 1, 2019. For the latest information on how to become a Portland police officer, including salary and benefit information or to apply, visit the Portland Police Bureau website.
The next hiring workshop and physical ability test is scheduled for Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 14912 NE Airport Way. The workshop is free and provides an opportunity to learn information on the application process and the physical ability test. Those who are interested can take the physical ability test on site. Learn more about the event and register online at the Portland Police Bureau website.