The Tigard Police Officers’ Association is a non-profit organization that represents both sworn and non-sworn members of the Tigard Police Department, providing a unified voice for those who protect and serve the City of Tigard’s residents, businesses and community members.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create the highest level of livability possible by working with our citizens to preserve and protect life, liberty, and property. The Association is committed to developing strong collaborative community partnerships and relationships that enable its members to provide a high level of service and better protect, serve and support the Tigard Community.

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  • Enhance the safety and security of Tigard's residents, visitors, and businesses
  • Support the City of Tigard's goals and objectives
  • Preserve constitutional and civil rights
  • Reduce crime and the fear of crime
  • Foster good citizenship in our youth

Core Values



  • Partnering with citizens and other departments
  • Developing well-trained, ethical, and accountable employees
  • Maintaining public trust and confidence through our actions and values

our history

The Tigard Police Officers Association was established in 1972, and proudly represents the officers and non-sworn members of the Tigard Police Department. The development of the Tigard Police Officers' Association has mirrored the growth and progression of the Tigard area and Police Department.

Today the TPOA represents over 60 members. The Association is dedicated to negotiating the best contract for compensation and benefits for its members. Based on the many victories of the TPOA's colorful 45-year heritage, our future looks bright indeed.