Portland Public Schools

  Portland, Oregon

501 N. DixonPortland, OR 97227(503) 916-2000

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Security Services

Security Services


    Security Services

    The Security Services Division supports classroom teaching and learning by screening those individuals who will have access to our students and staff.  Security Services is dedicated in providing excellent services through partnerships with the Portland Police Bureau and other community organizations; to provide a safe and secure learning environment for our students, staff and community.  We are committed to delivering equitable service to our schools in an effective, responsive, and professional way.

    Location, Contact, & Hours of Operation 

    501 N. Dixon Street, Suite 150, Portland, OR 97227

    Blanchard Education Service Center (BESC)

    Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3107, Portland, Oregon 97208-3107

    Office Phone: 503-916-3000 | FAX: 503-916-3016

    Group Email: securityservices@pps.net

    General Office Hours
    Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM (limited availability 12:00PM - 1:00PM)
    Fingerprinting Hours
    Security Services is open for Fingerprinting and Background Check paper work processing during the following hours:
    9:00AM - 12:00PM
       1:30PM - 3:30PM
     Tuesday:  9:00AM - 12:00PM
     Wednesday:  9:00AM - 12:00PM
       1:30PM - 3:30PM 
    9:00AM - 12:00PM

    Please note, Friday is a CLOSED day we will not process any drop in requests, however, we may be available by appointment only.

    * See additional phone numbers at Other Phone Numbers *


Police, Non-Emergency
(503) 823-3333
George Weatheroy
Security Director
(503) 916-3407
John Payne
Security Manager
(503) 916-3178
Fred Kuest
Security Manager
(503) 916-3022
Molly Emmons
Emergency Preparedness Manager
(503) 916-3238
Jamila Lathan-Cuffie
Security Technician
(503) 916-3017
Jennifer Churchill
LT Clerk
(503) 916-3561
Security Services Main Line
(503) 916-3000