About Us

Portland Police Highland Guard

Bagpipe band prepares for parade

A Portland based bagpipe band, the Portland Police Highland Guard exists to provide honors for emergency service personnel and others, and their families throughout the Pacific Northwest.  

Consisting of serving and retired law enforcement personnel, as well as civilian volunteers from all walks of life, the Highland guard has had the honor of performing at memorials, Academy graduations and retirement celebrations for the Portland Police Bureau for the last 20 years.

To learn more about the Highland Guard, please follow the links below, and visit our Facebook page.

About Us



Founded in 1998, the Portland Police Highland Guard is celebrating 20 years of service to our law enforcement and public safety personnel and their families.

Mission Statement


The Portland Police Highland Guard is dedicated to the honor and commemoration of fallen police officers through the playing of traditional bagpipe band music.

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PPHG practices every Monday evening.  More information coming soon.