The Uniformed Services Division is commanded by a lieutenant and consists of
Crossing guard unit
School resource officers
The division consists of 3 sergeants, 3 corporals and 12 patrol officers. These are the uniformed police officers you see out in the public every day. They perform the daily tasks associated with crime prevention, preliminary investigations, traffic enforcement and call response.
The division will add a traffic unit in the near future; the traffic unit will enforce traffic laws and investigate all major accidents involving injury or death. The officers assigned to that unit will have the overall goal of enforcing and educating drivers of state traffic laws and encourage safe driving and commuting for all who live, work and travel through the City of Portland.