Police Officer Jobs in Portland, OR

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Gresham Police Department - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
They will apply principles and techniques of community policing, modern crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence, and all other aspects of law enforcement....
5 days ago
City of Gresham - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
They will apply principles and techniques of community policing, modern crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence, and all other aspects of law enforcement....
6 days ago
Portland, OR
Patrols premises- extensive time on feet conducting walking patrols; outside and inside Reports suspicious activity Responds in emergency situations Preserves order Provide a high level of customer...
9 days ago
Portland, OR
Typical daily activities include responding to alarms at client facilities, conducting walking patrols or vehicle patrols of property, checking for unsafe conditions and abnormal activities....
10 days ago
City of Beaverton - Beaverton, OR (5 miles from Portland, OR)
Come join the Police Records team at the new Public Safety Center located at 6125 SW Hall Blvd....
10 days ago
Portland, OR
Looking for a Patrol Officer with a decent driving record. No dui's or SR-22. Must be armed Dpsst certified or able to be. Must have your own firearm or willing to obtain one....
20 days ago
Portland, OR
Talon Protection Group is hiring armed officers for several site and patrol positions! We are looking to grow our team of officers with several new highly qualified security professionals....
26 days ago
Securitas USA - Portland, OR
Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to client representatives, company management, life/safety personnel or public safety authorities as appropriate for the circumstances and/or as...
30+ days ago
Hillsboro, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
Patrols premises; walking foot patrols, possible vehicle patrols Reports suspicious activity Responds in emergency situations Preserves order JOB REQUIREMENTS: The ability to utilize a tablet, computer...
30+ days ago
City of Tigard - Tigard, OR (6 miles from Portland, OR)
Examples of Duties Tigard Police Officers perform law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation....
30+ days ago
Alaska State Troopers - Portland, OR
General areas of enforcement include rural law enforcement, highway law enforcement, near-urban patrol work and serious criminal investigations....
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Aloha, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
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14 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
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14 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Portland, OR
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14 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Tigard, OR (6 miles from Portland, OR)
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14 days ago

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Portland, OR

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Portland, OR as reported by the BLS.

$65,331

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Portland, OR offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.9%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Portland, OR
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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