Police Officer Jobs in Portland, OR

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City of Portland - Portland, OR
Police Identification Technician Trainee City of Portland January 12, 2021 Portland, Oregon Share This Save job The Portland Police Bureau is seeking Police Identification Technician Trainees to...
20 hours ago
Oregon Employment Department - 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...
4 days ago
Portland, OR
Must be willing to participate in the Company's pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation. Valid Driver's License and clean driving record. Apply Today!...
9 days ago
Mt. Hood Community College - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
Experience in public safety, such as campus public safety, military police, law enforcement or active police reserve may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the college coursework requirement....
9 days ago
City of Hillsboro, OR - Hillsboro, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
General Description of Duties A professional, sworn position that performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation; apprehension of criminals, preservation of peace...
9 days ago
Portland, OR
You must hold an Armed Oregon DPSST Certification (Department of Public Safety Standards and Training)....
10 days ago
City of Hillsboro - Hillsboro, OR (15 miles from Portland, OR)
General Description of Duties A professional, sworn position that performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation; apprehension of criminals, preservation of peace...
11 days ago
Tualatin, OR (10 miles from Portland, OR)
Skills to maintain standard law enforcement equipment, i.e., firearms, body armor, chemical agents, uniform equipment, first aid supplies; Skills to become an officer which includes, but is not limited...
17 days ago
City Hillsboro - Hillsboro, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
General Description of Duties A professional, sworn position that performs law enforcement and crime prevention work including patrol and investigation; apprehension of criminals, preservation of peace...
27 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....
28 days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Tualatin, OR (10 miles from Portland, OR)
Skills to maintain standard law enforcement equipment, i.e., firearms, body armor, chemical agents, uniform equipment, first aid supplies; Skills to become an officer which includes, but is not limited...
30+ days ago
Gresham Police Department - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
Ability to: Apply principles and techniques of modern crime prevention, investigation, apprehension, rules of evidence, and all other aspects of law enforcement....
30+ days ago
Portland Police Bureau - Portland, OR
This is a sworn law enforcement position with an emphasis on Community Policing, focused on crime prevention, organizational excellence, community engagement, and inclusion....
30+ days ago
Oregon Employment Department - Portland, OR
This is a sworn law enforcement position with an emphasis on Community Policing, focused on crime prevention, organizational excellence, community engagement, and inclusion....
30+ days ago
City of Portland - Portland, OR (1 mile from Portland, OR)
This is a sworn law enforcement position with an emphasis on Community Policing, focused on crime prevention, organizational excellence, community engagement, and inclusion....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Portland, OR

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Police Officer Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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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

Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Portland, OR offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • 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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