Upcoming office closure dates
The Security Services office will be closed on the following dates:
November 11 -Veterans Day
November 28 & 29 -Thanksgiving
December 24 through 27 -Winter Break
January 1, 2020 -New Year's Day
We have created a document of the most commonly asked questions and requests concerning background checks, fingerprinting, badges, and iWATCH codes. Please refer to this page for most of your questions.
We do not take crime reports or have officers in our department to respond to activity. If you are trying to contact Security Services about a crime or suspicious activity at any of our sites please call 911 or the Portland Police non emergency line 503-823-3333.
All staff access card requests are now routed through the IT Service Desk. Security Services will recieve 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 in providing excellent services through partnerships with the Portland Police Bureau and other community organizations and 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: email@example.comGeneral Office Hours (Summer)Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM (limited availability 12:00PM - 1:00PM)Fingerprinting HoursSecurity Services is open for Fingerprinting and Background Check paper work processing during the following hours:Please check above for closure announcements.
Monday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM 1:30PM - 3:30PM Tuesday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM Wednesday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM 1:30PM - 3:30PM Thursday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM Friday: CLOSED
Please note, Friday is a CLOSED day we will not process any drop in requests, however, we may be available by appointment only.
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