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Upcoming Trainings & Events

    • 09 Jan 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Central Willamette Community Credit Union 7101 Supra Dr. SW Albany, OR 97321
    • 8

    Class Title:

    Infant & Child Death Investigations

     

    Target Audience:

    *** Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association and Albany Police Department

    Date and Time:

    January 9, 2017, 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:

    Central Willamette Community Credit Union

    7101 Supra Dr. Albany, OR 97321

    Instructors:

            Jennifer Schindell, MA, F-ABMDI.

    Jennifer is a Board Certified Fellow with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators and past Chief Deputy Medical Examiner for Linn and Benton Counties. She is also a registered nurse with extensive critical care/trauma experience. Schindell is a past instructor for the Linn Benton CC Criminal Justice program, UC Riverside Forensic Nursing Program Oregon State Medicolegal Death Investigator Program & the Oregon State University eCampus Anthropology program.   She received a Master’s in Medical Anthropology from Oregon State University with a focus on physiology. Her thesis research project was a multijurisdictional study of law enforcement experiences related to infant death investigations.             

    DPSST Course Number:  17-0800

    Brief Overview:

    Course Objectives:

     Students will learn about current best practice guidelines - and specific challenges faced by law enforcement - in the setting of infant death investigation.  Critical investigation components will be discussed in detail using a case-review approach and a focus will be placed on the value of a diligent and thoughtful approach to these complex and challenging cases.  Students will be introduced to practical infant growth & development considerations as well as the importance of medical & social history acquisition.  The roles of both patrol first responders and detectives will be addressed.  Collaboration with EMS, medical staff and medical examiner representatives will be emphasized

    Contact Information:

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

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    None.

    Parking Information:

    Available.

    Supplies Needed:

    None.

    • 09 Jan 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • 10 Jan 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Springfield Police Department (EOC Room), 230 4th St, Springfield, OR 97477

    Class Title:

    Dispatching and Surviving Traumatic Events

    Target Audience:

    Dispatchers, Call Takers, and Supervisors

    Sponsoring Agency:

    OPOA, Springfield Police Department and Oregon Law Enforcement Memorial Fund (501(c)3). ***OLEMF is offering scholarships to qualified attendees.  Please see the linked document for more information.

    Date and Time:

     January 9th-10th, 2017
    Jan. 9th: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm; *NOTE HALF DAY
    Jan. 10th: 8:00-5:00 pm

    Cost:

     $130 (your tuition provides for a one-year membership to OPOA for qualified persons)

    Limited Number of Tuition Scholarships available through OLEMF!  Complete and submit this form: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.pdf  

    Training Location:

    Springfield Police Department (EOC Room)

    230 4th St.

    Springfield, OR 97477            

    Instructors:

    Jan Myers, Public Safety Wellness Consultant 

    Dawn Hanson & Kim Charboneau, Springfield PD Senior Dispatchers

    T.C. DeLaCruz, Douglas County Communications Dispatch Supervisor 

    DPSST Course Number:  DPSST Credit 

    Contact Information:

    Kelli Carpenter
    503-999-5438
    training3@opoa.info

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

    Parking Information:

    Available.

    Supplies Needed:

    None
     How to Register:  Online HERE
     Class Overview:

    This class focuses on dispatching traumatic events and then

    coping with the aftermath of trauma. In the afternoon of January 9th, two case studies will be provided; Douglas County Communications will present the 2015 Umpqua Community College Active Shooter and Springfield PD Dispatch will present the Officer Chris Kilcullen murder in 2011. Both agencies will identify what went well, what needed improvement and recommendations to attendees when handling these events.

    Presenters will provide testimony regarding their personal struggles in coping with the events, what resources were

    available to them, how management and supervisors assisted them, and their recommendations to the class.

    On the second day, Jan Myers will provide a full day of training on trauma and self-care.

    Keynote Instructor Biography:

    Jan Myers is a sitting Board Member of the 911 Wellness Foundation. She worked as a 9-1-1 Dispatcher for 12 years; her experience included working as a training officer and tactical dispatcher. She is a Master Instructor with CA Peace Officer Standards and Training {POST} who taught and or facilitated the development of numerous telecommunications courses in CA, OR, and CO, and co-founded the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat {WCPR}, a 6-day residential treatment program for first responders experiencing post traumatic issues. She assisted the State of CA in the development and production of several dispatch training videos, including the most recent, "Dispatchers: Career Resilience". While working as a Class Training Coordinator {Telecommunications, Corrections, Parole & Probation, and Police academies} for DPSST, Jan assisted in the development and implementation of the first Oregon State Police Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT), and facilitated the development of the first ever Line of Duty Death resource guide for OR law enforcement agencies.

    Jan assisted in the development of the National Emergency Number Association's (NENA) Standard in Acute, Traumatic, and Chronic Stress Management. Jan holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and is currently an Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor for Sonoma County (CA). She intends on continuing to assist first responders and military members to better manage their professional and personal lives. Her goal is to mitigate the stigma of first-responders asking for the help they oftentimes need and always deserve.

              






    • 17 Jan 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Independence Police Department 555 Main St. S. Indpendence, OR 97351
    • 17

    Class Title:

     Law Enforcement Tactical First Aid *20 SEATS*

    Target Audience:

    *** Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association and the Independence Police Department

    Date and Time:

    January 17, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:30 a.m. Check-in)

    Cost:

    $70 dollars for current OPOA Members, $90 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

    Training Location:

    Independence Police Department

    555 Main St. S. Independence, OR 97351

    Instructors:

           Brian Hollis
    Captain/Paramedic Salem Fire Department
    Tactical Medic for 10 years with Salem SWAT
    DPSST Course Number:  17-0961

    Brief Overview:

    The Law Enforcement Tactical First Aid course introduces evidence-based, life-saving techniques and strategies for providing the best trauma care in the Law Enforcement setting utilizing the Department of Defense’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines. 

    The LE-TFA course is designed for non-medical Law Enforcement and military personnel and includes first responder skills appropriate for
    police officers, corrections, and soldiers.  

    This is a CONSIM scenario based class, please dress in appropriate patrol gear, to include duty belts. CONSIM rounds and gear will be provided.

    Contact Information:

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

    Attire:

    This is a scenario based class, please dress appropriately, patrol uniform or utility uniforms (BDU's) with duty gear is required.

    Lodging Information:

    None.

    Parking Information:

    Available.

    Supplies Needed:

    None.

Past events

05 Dec 2016 Search and Seizure Update / "It's too hard"- Demystifying Financial Cases
28 Nov 2016 Basic Background Investigations
04 Nov 2016 47th Annual Early Purchase Banquet Tickets
02 Nov 2016 47th Annual Oregon Peace Officers Conference
30 Sep 2016 Domestic Violence Investigations *CLASS FULL
23 Sep 2016 Basic Search Warrant Writing
15 Sep 2016 Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
31 Aug 2016 Sexual Assault Response
25 Aug 2016 Strangulation Recognition and Response
17 Aug 2016 Oregon DOJ Domestic Violence Training
04 Aug 2016 Tactical Ethics: Perspectives on Profiling
08 Jun 2016 Infant & Child Death Investigations
17 May 2016 Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
13 May 2016 Strangulation Recognition and Response ***CLASS FULL***
12 May 2016 Infant & Child Death Investigations ***CLASS FULL***
22 Apr 2016 Basic Search Warrant Writing
27 Feb 2016 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2016 Training Conference
25 Feb 2016 Evidence Officer's Training
23 Feb 2016 Basic Background Investigations
12 Nov 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
06 Nov 2015 Early Purchase Banquet Tickets & Reserved Tables
04 Nov 2015 46th Annual Oregon Peace Officers Conference and Awards Banquet Registration
23 Oct 2015 Youth Substance Abuse Prevention
20 Oct 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
15 Oct 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
24 Sep 2015 Permission to Succeed
23 Sep 2015 The Changing Face of Vehicle Theft *CANCELED*
16 Sep 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization *CLASS FULL*
20 Aug 2015 Basic Background Investigators Course

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