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  • STARTING JULY 6TH ACCESS TO MANY STREETS LEADING TO THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE BESC UPPER PARKING LOT WILL BE BLOCKED BY PGE CONSTRUCTION. 

    PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO FIND PARKING AND TO MAKE YOUR WAY INSIDE.

    MAP AND ALTERNATE ROAD INFORMATION. 

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    Security Services

    The 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 help you remotely. Please email to schedule a time to come to the office if needed. 

    Monday through Friday, staff are available by phone or email from 8AM-4PM.

    Please see our updated Background Check and Badge Process pages, or the PPS Employee ID Badge 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: securityservices@pps.net 

    Background Check Submission Email: Backgroundcheck@pps.net

     

    General Office Hours (Summer)
    Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:00PM  many of our office staff may be working remotely. Please contact us via email. 
     
    Fingerprinting and background check submissions:
    Security Services staff are available by appointment only. We are not accepting walk in visits. Most background check paperwork should be submitted by email to backgroundcheck@pps.net. 
    Please see our Contractor or Internship background check pages for more information. 

  • 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 support@pps.net 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).
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Contacts

Emergency
911
Police, Non-Emergency
(503) 823-3333
Security Services Main Line
(503) 916-3000
Molly (Emmons) Romay
Senior Director
(503) 916-3238
Adam Shaw
Security Operations Manager
503-916-3000 Direct 503-916-3022
Domingo Urrutia
Security Operations Manager
503-916-3000 Direct:503-916-3039
Anthony Steward
Security Operations Manager
503-916-3002
Edward Sims
Security Operations Supervisor
Jamila Lathan Cuffie
Background Check Analyst
(503)916-3017
Jonny Lewis
Emergency Management Analyst
(503) 916-3015
Catherine Burkhardt
Security Specialist
(503)916-3178
Jenny Churchill
Business Operations Specialist
(503) 916-3561
Ed Menashe
Security Technician
(503)916-3000
Roberto Cook
CSA Swing Shift Lead
Ellis Mathews
Security Operations Supervisor
Bert Higdon
Physical Security Technician