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About City of Milwaukie, Oregon 

The City of Milwaukie is a small, suburban community located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. It is situated along the banks of the Willamette River and is bordered by the cities of Portland to the north, Oregon City to the south, and Lake Oswego to the west. 

With a population of approximately 21,000 residents, Milwaukie is known for its small-town charm and friendly community atmosphere. The city has a rich history dating back to the early 1800s, and today, it is home to a number of cultural and recreational attractions, including several parks, art galleries, and museums. 

The City of Milwaukie operates under a council-manager form of government, with an elected city council responsible for making policy decisions and a professional city manager responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations. The city provides a range of municipal services to residents, including public safety, parks and recreation, public works, and planning and development. 

The City of Milwaukie is also home to a number of community organizations and service groups, including the Rotary Club, the Milwaukie Historical Society, and the Milwaukie Arts Committee. These groups work to promote civic engagement, community involvement, and cultural enrichment in the city. 

Overall, the City of Milwaukie is a vibrant and welcoming community that offers a high quality of life for its residents. With its rich history, strong sense of community, and range of amenities and services, Milwaukie is a great place to live, work, and visit. 

Milwaukie Police Department, OR 

The Milwaukie Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency serving the City of Milwaukie, Oregon. The department is committed to providing professional and effective law enforcement services to the community and is dedicated to working collaboratively with residents and community organizations to promote public safety. 

The department is staffed by a team of highly trained and experienced law enforcement officers who are responsible for enforcing local, state, and federal laws, investigating crimes, and responding to emergencies. The officers are committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and are trained to handle a wide range of situations, from routine traffic stops to major incidents like natural disasters or acts of terrorism. 

In addition to its law enforcement duties, the Milwaukie Police Department is also actively involved in community outreach and engagement efforts. The department regularly hosts events like neighborhood watch meetings, citizen police academies, and other public forums to provide residents with opportunities to connect with officers and discuss issues of concern. 

The department also maintains a strong partnership with local schools, offering programs like the School Resource Officer program, which places police officers in schools to provide students with a positive role model and to help keep them safe. The department also offers a variety of youth outreach programs, including the Junior Police Academy and the Explorer Program, which provide opportunities for young people to learn about law enforcement and to engage with officers in a positive way. 

Key City Topics

  • City of Milwaukie Oregon Official Website

    Get the skinny on blending edibles and ornamentals for a delicious, low-maintenance landscape at Gardens of eatin': edible landscaping, Sunday, June 14th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at the Ledding Library Pond House.

  • City of Milwaukie Oregon Official Website

    A reading by Annie Lighthart, Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 7pm at the Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 SE Harrison St. Milwaukie, OR 97222.

  • City of Milwaukie Oregon Official Website

    Join Mayor Wilda Parks and the Milwaukie American Legion Color Guard in a flag disposal and flag raising ceremony to celebrate Flag Day on Sunday, June 14, at noon, in front of Milwaukie City Hall.

  • City of Milwaukie Oregon Official Website

    Geese excrement is spoiling Milwaukie Riverfront Park and City Council, with the Riverfront Task Force, is convening a special meeting on Mon., June 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge to share ideas to address the problem. Members of the Riverfront Task Force, Parks and Recreation Board, North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District, Audubon Society, and PDX Airport will all be at the table sharing recommendations.

  • City of Milwaukie Oregon Official Website

    The June 2015 Milwaukie Pilot is packed with information about the McLoughlin closure that will take place June 12th - 15th, the annual Ledding Library book sale, the summer concerts sponsored by the Historic Milwaukie and Ardenwald/Johnson Creek Neighborhoods, and much, much more.

    Click here to check out the latest edition!

  • City of Milwaukie Oregon Official Website

    The Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., will be open for public viewing 24-hours-a-day beginning around noon on Thursday July 23 and until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday July 26, 2015

    For more information please visit the City's Vietnam 50th Commemoration page.

  • The City of Milwaukie has led an ongoing planning effort for South Downtown dating to 2008 with the adoption of the South Downtown Concept Plan.  As part of the implementation of that plan, the City is working with a design team to remake Adams Street between Main Street and 21st Ave in the South Downtown. This section of Adams Street is the key connection between Main Street and the Milwaukie Main Street light rail station now under construction.