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The Sumner County Emergency Communications Center (ECC Dispatch)  is the primary answering point for all 9-1-1 emergency calls in Sumner County and is responsible for the dispatching of police, fire, and EMS field resources.

Portland Police Department
433 N. Broadway
Portland, TN 37148

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The Portland Police Department proudly serves the residents and visitors of Portland, Tennessee. The department consist of 32 certified officers and 3 clerical staff and consist of the following divisions.

  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • Patrol
  • Codes Enforcement
  • Flex Unit
  • Animal Control

For non emergencies please call 615-325-3434, When calling the Portland Police Department please use the following commands to route your call:

  • Press 1 – for the Records Department
  • Press 2 – for the Criminal Investigation Department
  • Press 3 – for the Administration Office
  • Press 4 – for Vehicle Registration & Emissions Information
  • Press 5 – for Gas/Water/Sewer/Street after hours emergency
  • Press 6 – for Sex Offender Registration
  • Press 7 – for Sumner County Emergency Communications Center Dispatch (911 Dispatch Center)

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Missing/Endangered Adult
Carol Faye Panczko

DOB: 01-02-1949 Eyes: Green Hair: Grey
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4 months ago
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Back to School Bash/ Health and Safety Day at Richland Park.

4 months ago
Gallatin Police Department

Awesome job Gallatin PD!

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5 months ago
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A visual aid that illustrates the importance of the "move over" law. MOVE OVER or SLOW DOWN for any vehicle, with flashing lights, on the roadside. Thankfully, the officer escaped with only minor ... See more

5 months ago

As a reminder, the use of fireworks in the City limits of Portland, ended at 11:00pm Thursday July 5th.

5 months ago

We’ve had a lot of questions regarding fireworks in the city. They are legal to shoot June 20th through July 5th. The cutoff time is 11:00pm each night.

5 months ago

We would like to thank the Portland City Council for supporting the future addition of a Flex Unit to the Portland Police Department. The unit will have the flexibility to address neighborhood-level ... See more

6 months ago

At tonight’s Council meeting, Assistant Chief Dewel Scruggs received a proclamation from State Representative William Lambreth, recognizing his more than 30 years of service to the City. ... See more

6 months ago