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Upcoming Trainings & Events

    • 04 Aug 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Independence Civic Center (Police Department), 555 S. Main St., Independence, OR 97351

    Understand key issues related to ensuring ethical and equal treatment under the law.  Become more sophisticated in lessening racial tensions through empathic thinking and becoming more cognizant of one’s own potential biases.  Practice identifying the causes of tension and injustice in real case scenarios and seeking better solutions.  Understand the meaning of procedural justice and it’s importance for improving trust and legitimacy in the community.

    This course is taught by law enforcement officials of varied rank across the state.  

    Because the course has been DPSST certified, the training counts towards officer’s leadership certification training requirements.

    Officers who have recently taken the course at the DPSST Basic Police class expressed that it was their favorite class taught at the academy.  The material is delivered in a manner that suits the learning style of most law enforcement officials and is delivered by current professionals in the field.

    • 17 Aug 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Riverhouse 3075 U.S. 97 Business, Bend, OR 97703
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    Class Title:

    Oregon DOJ Domestic Violence Training

    Target Audience:

    Law Enforcement: Seating is Limited!

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officer Association and The Oregon Department of Justice

    Date and Time:

    August 17, 2016  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Cost:

    $50 to all law enforcement

    Training Location:

    The Riverhouse 
    3075 U.S. 97 Business, Bend, OR 97703      

    Instructors:

    Dr. Christopher Wilson
    DPSST Course Number: 16-1025

    Brief Overview:

    Kick off the Oregon District Attorneys Association 2016 Summer Conference with Dr. Wilson.  He will discuss the science of trauma and explain some of the reactions of sexual violence and domestic abuse victims during the investigation/prosecution process of these cases.  Attendees will also learn about the ground breaking Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI©) technique.  

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

    Parking Information:

    Available.
    • 25 Aug 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Beaverton Police Department 4755 SW Griffith Dr. Beaverton, OR 97005
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    Class Title:

    Strangulation Recognition and Response 

    Target Audience:

    *** Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association and Beaverton Police Department

    Date and Time:       

    August 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Check-in)

    Cost:

    $65 dollars for current OPOA Members, $85 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

    Training Location:

    Beaverton Police Department

    4755 SW Griffith Dr. Beaverton OR 97005

    Instructors:

    Lt. Jerry Drum, Albany Police Department

    Deputy District Attorney Gina Skinner, Washington County District Attorney's Office

    Jennifer Schindell, RN, F-ABMDI.

    Jennifer is a Board Certified Fellow with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. She is also a registered nurse with extensive critical care/trauma experience in Alaska and Idaho. Schindell is a past instructor for the Linn Benton CC Criminal Justice program, the Oregon State Medicolegal Death Investigator Program & the Oregon State University eCampus.   She is currently a Medical Anthropology Master’s Student at Oregon State University. Her thesis research project is a multijurisdictional study of law enforcement experiences related to infant death investigation.

    DPSST Course Number:  16-0800

    Brief Overview:

    Course Objectives:

    In the morning session instructors emphasize the importance of collaboration in strangulation recognition and response.  Accordingly, this presentation is designed & intended for attendance by law enforcement, prosecutors, EMS & ER staff. This training begins with a discussion of asphyxiation & a review of basic medical terminology. Anatomical structures are then reviewed along with basic physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular & central nervous systems.  With this foundation established, an explicit discussion of the physiological significance of strangulation is offered.  Investigative techniques are then discussed with rationale provided for each line of inquiry.  A discussion of photodocumentation, body maps, & physical assessment tools will be included. Case reviews are provided to include recreational events, assaults, homicides, suicides, & accidents.  Photographs & videos are utilized extensively. 

    The afternoon session will include 2 in depth strangulation case presentations that will demonstrate the morning sessions importance as it applies to criminal investigations.         

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Supplies Needed:

    None.

    • 31 Aug 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Western Oregon University, Werner Center Columbia Room, 345 Monmouth Ave. N., Monmouth, OR

    Shalotta Sharp, RN, SANE of the Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault will be teaching attendees the importance of a detailed history regarding physical injuries that occur during the sexual assault.  One of the objectives of this module will be investigation of the victim of strangulation.  The attendees will also learn about bite marks on victims and their evidentiary value. Forensic photography and its  importance to the investigation as well as the judicial process will be discussed.  The attendees will also learn the latest trend in DFSA (drug facilitated sexual assault) including interaction of street drugs with over the counter medication and prescription medication.  

    The medical findings or lack of medical findings will be discussed and their implications on the investigation.  Sexual maturation will be discussed.  Facts and myths regarding genital trauma related to a sexual assault will be discussed.  The attendees will learn the steps incorporated in a medical history that can assist the Law Enforcement personnel in their investigation.  Medical terms commonly used in forensic medical exams will be discussed.  The attendee will also learn interviewing skills to apply when obtaining a statement from a victim of a sex crime. 

    SANE Diane Branson from Salem Hospital will discuss local procedures and outline best practices for victim support and cooperation during evidence collection.

    Polk County Chief Deputy DA Jayme Kimberly will discuss best investigator and prosecution practices for a successful prosecution.



    • 15 Sep 2016
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Junction City Police Department 672 Greenwood St. Junction City, OR 97448

    Class Title:

    Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization

    Target Audience:

    *** Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association and Junction City Police Department

    Date and Time:

    September 15, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30-9:00 a.m. Check-in)

    Cost:

    $65 dollars for current OPOA Members, $85 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

    Training Location:

    672 Greenwood St. Junction City, OR 97448

    Instructors:

    Sgt. Robert Hayes - Albany Police Department

    Deena Ryerson -
    Senior AAG, TSRP,

    Oregon DOJ

    DPSST Course Number:   16-1122

    Brief Overview:

    Course Objectives: Get the latest updates from the most recent legislative session in February!  This course will help you to understand Oregon’s new marijuana law as it pertains to law enforcement and discuss the ways in which it will affect how you do your job!

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at 971-218-7161 
    Or training1@opoa.info

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

    Parking Information:

    Available.

    Supplies Needed:

    None.

    • 23 Sep 2016
    • 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Central Willamette Community Credit Union 7101 Supra Dr. DW Albany, OR 97321
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    Class Title:

     Basic Search Warrant Writing       

    Target Audience:

    *** Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association and The Albany Police Department

    Date and Time:

    September 23rd, 2016  8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. Check-in)       

    Cost:

    $65 dollars for current OPOA Members, $85 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

    Training Location:

     Central Willamette Community Credit Union
    7101 Supra Dr. SW Albany, OR 97321
               

    Instructors:

    Lt. Steve Salle (Ret. Chief of Police St. Helens PD)
    DPSST Course Number:  16-1124

    Brief Overview:

    Course Objectives: This class is for officers and new detectives who want to learn the basics and art of search warrant writing.  The ability to write a legally acceptable affidavit and search warrant is the corner stone of many investigations.  This 8 hour course will cover the basic concepts of law and process as it relates to search warrant writing.

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

    Parking Information:

    Available.

    Supplies Needed:

    ***Please bring a laptop or similar, you will be writing a search warrant in class!***      
    • 30 Sep 2016
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Keizer Police Department 930 Chemawa Rd. NE Keizer, OR 07303
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    Class Title:

    Domestic Violence Investigations

    Target Audience:

    Law Enforcement, District Attorneys

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officer Association and The Oregon Department of Justice

    Date and Time:

    September 30, 2016  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:30 a.m. check-in)

    Cost:

    $65-members
    $85 non-members (membership included if qualified)

    Training Location:

    Keizer Police Department
    930 Chemawa Rd. NE
    Keizer, OR 97303   

    Instructors:

    Jennifer Gardiner, Marion Co. DDA

    Sarah Sabri, DV Team Leader, Lane County

    Debra Dority, Attorney, State Support Unit, Oregon Law Center

    Erin Greenawald, Sr. Assistant Attorney General, Oregon DOJ

    Jennifer Snippen, MA, F-ABMDI

    DPSST Course Number: 16-1025

    Brief Overview:

    Topics covered will include Include Improving domestic violence investigations, strangulation recognition, Protections Orders, legal updates and the neurobiology of Trauma, and and introduction to (FETI©) Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview technique.   

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

    Parking Information:

    Available.
    • 02 Nov 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • 04 Nov 2016
    • 5:00 PM
    • Spirit Mountain Resort, Grand Ronde, Oregon


    Please join us at this year's training conference and awards banquet on November 2-4, 2016 at Spirit Mountain Resort, Grand Ronde, OR! Click here for full flyer: Flyer.pdf

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016

    Courageous Leadership
    Travis Yates, SAFETAC

    Thursday, November 3, 2016

    Navigating the Legalities
    Dave Nelson & Kurt Chapman, CIS

    Preparedness and Response for First Responders and Line Supervisors
    Lt. Jerry Drum, Albany PD

    Ethical Wrecks and Resilience: "Officer A"
    Dr. Sherry Harden PsyD.


    Friday November 4, 2016

    Empowering Wellness in Law Enforcement in the 21st Century
    Dr. Robert Douglas

    Registration Information

    • Early Full Conference Registration - $195
    • (Includes lunch all three days).
    • Single Day Conference Registration - $125 
    • (Includes lunch).
    • Early Purchase Banquet Ticket - $35
    • Banquet Ticket (At the door) - $45

    Register Now!


    • 04 Nov 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Grand Ronde, Oregon

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