Clean & Safe’s Safety Coordinators can help with:
- Disorderly behavior
- Public drinking
- Individuals blocking access to sidewalks or doorways
- Advice on a security issue
Clean & Safe’s cleaning crews can help with:
- Cleaning the sidewalk
- Assisting with graffiti removal on the building walls facing the street, no higher than 8′
- Picking up needles or other biohazards
For emergencies, call 9-1-1 for an immediate response. Call Clean & Safe AFTER you have confirmed a police officer is on the way to your location. For non-emergencies, call the Portland Police at 503-823-3333.
Formed in 1988, Clean & Safe is the oldest and largest enhanced service district in Portland, providing essential services to the people, places and businesses within the core 213-block area of downtown. In its most recently completed 2021-22 fiscal year, the Downtown Portland Clean & Safe team reported the following impacts within the District:
- Picked up a total of 82,166 Bags of Trash
- Removed 35,127 Graffiti Tags
- Cleaned up 22,367 Bio-Hazards
- Collected 182,127 Needles
To learn more about the work and impact of Downtown Portland Clean & Safe, visit our Results & Reports page.