Mark Y. Zylawy, “Z-Man,” a highly regarded Portland police officer, died January 27, 2008 in an accident at the age of 40. He worked as a district officer in Northeast Portland for 17 years with a passion, dedication and enthusiasm throughout his career.
Who is eligible? Students (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) residing in the Portland area are eligible to receive the Z-Man Scholarship. The recipients will be recognized and honored for their proven ability to overcome life’s obstacles and hardships. And for their dedication to service in their community.
Portland Police Bureau
The mission of the Portland Police Bureau is to reduce crime and the fear of crime by working with all citizens to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property, and promote individual responsibility and community commitment.