From the Office of the Police Chief
A recent announcement by the federal government advising of increased immigration enforcement to begin across the country next week may generate fear and confusion in our community. As Tigard’s Chief of Police, I want to assure members of our community that our mission is to provide public safety services to all persons in our community, regardless of status. Read more...
Arrest Warrants Keep Officers Busy
When defendants miss scheduled court dates, violate parole or probation, or are indicted by the grand jury, an arrest warrant is issued. This creates a "logjam preventing a case from moving forward" and can take an emotional toll on victims. Find out more about this aspect of police work here.
Prevent Theft this Summer
Thefts from yards, garages, and balconies tend to increase this time of year. Find crime prevention advice including burglary prevention tips for your vacation by clicking here.
Photo Traffic Enforcement
Tigard Police will soon begin administering photo traffic enforcement for the City of Tigard. Crash data obtained from numerous Tigard intersections strongly supports the need to change driver behavior. Extreme traffic volumes, injury crashes, coupled with limited police resources have led Tigard to this decision. Read the rest of the story...