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The Beaverton Police Annual Report for 2014 is now available

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Beaverton Police Annual Report for 2014 is now available

By BPD Staff The Operations Bureau, managed by Captain Eric Oathes, is the foundation of the department and makes up the majority of police employees, including 91 sworn and non-sworn personnel assigned to the Patrol and Traffic Divisions. The Operations Bureau oversees the Patrol operations (including scheduling, fleet, communications, and the temporary holding facility), Traffic […]

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Message from the Chief: Shop with a cop event!

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: Shop with a cop event!

By Chief Geoff Spalding On August 11, 2015, officers from the Beaverton Police Department participated in its first Shop with a Cop event. During the months leading up to the event the Department raised funds to help eleven Beaverton-area children purchase items for the upcoming school year. Fred Meyer, Doorway Mortgage and the Beaverton Police […]

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Message from the Chief: We are having a great year in Beaverton!

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: We are having a great year in Beaverton!

By Chief Geoff Spalding On June 30, 2015, the Beaverton Police Department held its first “Coffee with a Cop” event at Ava Roasteria. Coffee with a Cop is a national program that began in 2011 by officers in Hawthorne, California as a way to interact more successfully with their citizens. Since then, the program has […]

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Beaverton Police Department: 2014 Award Ceremony

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: 2014 Award Ceremony

By BPD Staff Police and the public gathered in April to honor those Officers and civilians whose actions during the calendar year 2014 deserved special attention via certificates or medals. We have included a list of recipients as well as an edited version of their actions. Officer Jeremy Shaw On February 11th, 2014 Officer Jeremy […]

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Message from the Chief: Student Academy

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: Student Academy

By Chief Geoff Spaulding The Beaverton Police Department’s Student Academy was formed to provide high school students with a better understanding of law enforcement’s role in society. The goal of the Student Academy is to break down barriers to communication by providing an opportunity for police and students to work together. It is difficult to […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Why we crash and what NOT to do

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Why we crash and what NOT to do

By Police Staff The following information was provided, in part, by Tigard Municipal Court Judge Michael J O’Brien who authors a particularly worthwhile read entitled “Rules of the Road” on the cities court website (www.tigard-or.gov). Although some of the statistics and analysis was tabulated several years ago, the information is still valuable and thought provoking. […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Military Banner Program

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Military Banner Program

By Police Staff Well over two years ago then Officer Jim Cummo (now retired) happened to be vacationing out of state when he observed a boulevard awash with colorful banners. Upon closer inspection Jim discovered the banners were honoring active duty military personnel who had a community connection. Being a veteran himself, the display in […]

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From the Desk of the Beaverton Police Dept.: Introducing the Police Records Division

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
From the Desk of the Beaverton Police Dept.: Introducing the Police Records Division

By BPD Staff If you follow the NFL and have a favorite team you can probably name the starting quarterback, the wide receivers and the first string running backs. You may not be as familiar with the offensive line, however. Think of the Beaverton Police Records Division as the offensive front line. Running backs don’t […]

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Message from the Chief: Citizens Academy

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Message from the Chief: Citizens Academy

By Chief Geoff Spalding In 1993 the Beaverton Police Department implemented its first Citizens Academy. The Academy was designed to increase understanding between the Department and its community through education and interaction. This has been accomplished by acquainting citizens, through a 12 week free class, with law enforcement, the community’s role in the criminal justice […]

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A True Story about Porch Package Theft: And holiday safety tips from BPD

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
A True Story about Porch Package Theft: And holiday safety tips from BPD

By BPD Staff A recent arrest related to porch package theft was a gentle reminder that it’s not too early to be talking about holiday safety. As a matter of fact, with the increase in online shopping it makes perfect sense to cover the topic since more purchases are ending up on door steps. In […]

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