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Portland Police Department

Chief of Police, Nathan M. Springer

319 N. Meridian Street
Phone: 260-726-7161 
Fax: 260.726.9490
E-mail: Chief Springer

Mission Statement

The Portland Police Department shall provide the highest quality service, preserving human rights, lives, and property, while striving to achieve the goals of the department, the city, and the community. We are committed to the highest professional standards, working in partnership with our citizens to problem solve and meet the challenges of reducing crime, creating a safer environment, and improving our quality of life.

Vision Statement

We, the members of the Portland Police Department, are committed to excellence in leadership, providing progressive and proactive services, developing community partnerships, and building for the future.


Golf Cart Ordinance for City of Portland
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State Handgun Permit Process Instructions and Form


Individuals can get a copy of a police report in-person or by mail in the following manner. In-person by coming to the Police Department located on the first floor of city hall. The records division is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Those individuals wanting to receive a police report by mail must include the following:

  1. Your request must give specific information about the report you want mailed to you, i.e., case report (CR) number, date of the accident or crime, driver or victim's name listed on the report.
  2. A self addressed stamped envelope.
  3. Money order for $5.00. (NO PERSONAL CHECKS)

The records division provides a number of additional services to the general public on a daily basis. Those services include, criminal history checks, distribution of gun permit applications, and fingerprinting job applicants. Other services and their associated costs are listed on the attached list of service fees.

Anyone with specific questions about any service or associated cost can contact the records division for more information.

Fee Schedule

Inspection of Public Record $0.00
Notary Public Service $0.00
Portland Police Department Reports $5.00 per report
Vehicle Title Inspection $5.00
Criminal History Check $10.00
Criminal Statistical Report $10.00
Gun Permit Application $10.00 + State Fee
Set of 10 Photographs
$10.00 / 1-10 pictures
$1.50 each additional print
DVD or VIDEO Request $10.00

NOTE: All fees listed above are payable with money order.