Security ServicesThe Security Services Department supports classroom teaching and learning by screening those individuals who will have access to our students and staff. Security Services also has Campus Security Agents who provide security at our high schools. Security Services is dedicated to providing 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
We are seeing visitors by appointment only. In many cases, we can usually help you remotely. Please call or email to schedule a time to come to the office if needed.
Monday through Friday, staff are available by phone or email from 8AM-5PM.
Please see our updated Fingerprinting and Background Check page for more information.
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: email@example.com
Background Check Submission Email: Backgroundcheck@pps.netGeneral Office Hours (Summer)Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM Office staff are working remotely. Please contact us via email.Fingerprinting and background check submissions:Security Services is open by appointment only. We are not accepting walk in visits. Most background check paperwork should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please see our fingerprinting and background page for our new steps to apply for a badge.
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All staff access card requests are now routed through the IT Service Desk. Security Services will receive the request. Most issues are resolved within 24 hours. Please log into IT Self-Service at support.pps.net using your PPS login or email email@example.com to submit the following requests.
- Replacing a lost or stolen access card.
- Turning off a lost access card.
- Adding or deleting access to school(s) or site(s).
- Requesting an access card