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Portland Police BureauPersonnel Division, Room 1542
1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
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Background Investigator/Recruiter Information:
Kimberly AdamsBackground Investigator
Kimberly was born and raised in the Portland Metro area and has been with the Police Bureau for almost 19 years. The majority of her career has been spent in uniformed patrol. Prior to being hired by PPB, she worked in the customer service industry for 12 years.
Jenni BaxterBackground Investigator
Jenni joined the Police Bureau in 1999 and has worked uniform patrol as a District Officer. She is also a Field Training Officer and a Firearms Instructor. Jenni earned a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Marketing from the University of Oregon, and she served in the U.S. Army in the Military Intelligence field.
Tim EvansBackground Investigator
Tim joined the Police Bureau as an officer in 1994 after spending five years with the State of North Carolina. Tim's assignments in the Bureau include uniformed patrol as a district officer, youth crime prevention, Honor Guard and Field Training Officer. Tim is on the national training team for GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) and an ECCW (Employee Cultural Competency in the Workplace) Instructor.
Jason JonesBackground Investigator
Jason joined the Portland Police Bureau in July 1999. He has served as a patrol officer, domestic violence investigator and runaway juvenile investigator. Throughout his career, Jason has worked hard to establish meaningful community partnerships, and he actively participates in several youth prevention programs. Jason holds a Masters Degree in Behavioral Science from California State University at Dominguez Hills.
Dennis McClainBackground Investigator
Telephone: 503 823-0524
Dennis has been a sworn police officer for the past 33 1/2 years. Dennis worked as a Field Training Officer, Chief of Police in the State of Oregon and worked in California as a police officer.
Angel OcasioReserve/Cadet Coordinator
Deanna Wesson-MitchellRecruitment Coordinator
Telephone: 503 823-0636
Deanna was born and raised in Portland; she joined the Police Bureau in 2004. Her assignments in the Bureau include uniformed patrol and elder fraud investigations. She is currently an active member of the Community and Police Relations Committee of the Portland Human Rights Commission. Prior to the Bureau she worked in commercial property management and college residential life. Deanna graduated from Jefferson High School and holds a BA in History from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.