Portland, Oregon

Using “High Visibility Intermittent Random Policing” (HVIRP) to Prevent Crime and Reduce Calls for Service

Portland Police Department car under bridge

Site Overview

Agency

Portland Police Bureau

Research Partner

Kris Henning, Ph.D., Brian Renauer, Ph.D., and Kimberly Kahn, Ph.D., Portland State University

Primary Focus

Violent Crime

SPI Strategy

Hot spot policing, High-visibility policing

Funded Year

2014

Site Profile

Large urban area of 133.43 sq. miles with a population of 615,672