Alissa Poisson

Community Policing
Title: Community Policing Officer, 4 & 5 & LGBT Liaison
Phone: 207-756-8135

Alissa PoissonOfficer Alissa Poisson has been a member of the Portland Police Department since January 2006. She currently serves as the Senior Lead Officer in sector 4 & 5 and as the LGBT Liaison for the Department. During her career, Alissa has worked on every patrol shift, in various areas of the city. This variety has helped broaden her knowledge of the city and it's diverse community members.

For several years, Alissa worked on the Evening Directed Patrol team, during which time she focused on underage liquor details and prostitution stings. She also earned her bike patrol certification and spent the summer months riding through the downtown district.

Most recently, Alissa has been patrolling the North Deering, East Deering and Back Cove neighborhoods, as the community policing officer since 2013. She has spent time in the area schools, as well as the elder care facilities, where she often gives presentations regarding senior safety and scam prevention. She can often be found sharing a meal and a coffee with the seniors! She has spent time as a Field Training Officer and is CIT certified. In her free time, Alissa enjoys spending with her son, AJ. Alissa is an avid runner and biker and has completed several marathons and triathlons. 

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