Problems at the park? Here's who to call
The Parks Committee of Southwest Neighbors Inc. (SWNI) has released a set of phone numbers and websites to use to report problems at Gabriel Park or any of the smaller parks in SW Portland. The Committee has been consulting with Portland Parks and Recreation since a hiker was assaulted by off-road bicyclists in Marshall Park in 2017. More frequent Park Ranger patrols have been requested for SW Portland, which accounts for the lowest number of calls about park issues.
For non-emergency, park-related security problems:
Examples: dogs off leash, public drinking in the park or the dumping of trash.
Call Park Rangers at 503-823-1637 or the non-emergency line for the Portland Police Bureau at 503-823-3333.
For park maintenance problems:
Examples: graffitti or broken playground equipment.
Call 503-823-1600 or visit www.parkscan.org
To report illegal camp sites:
For serious situations involving animals:
Call Multnomah County Animal Control at 503-248-3790.
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