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Oregon Peace Officer Association and The Oregon Department of Justice
Date and Time:
$50 to all law enforcement
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Strangulation Recognition and Response
*** Law Enforcement Only***
Oregon Peace Officers Association and Beaverton Police Department
August 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Check-in)
$65 dollars for current OPOA Members, $85 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)
Beaverton Police Department
4755 SW Griffith Dr. Beaverton OR 97005
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.
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.
Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
Oregon Peace Officers Association and Junction City Police Department
September 15, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30-9:00 a.m. Check-in)
672 Greenwood St. Junction City, OR 97448
Sgt. Robert Hayes - Albany Police Department
Deena Ryerson - Senior AAG, TSRP,
Oregon Peace Officers Association and The Albany Police Department
Law Enforcement, District Attorneys
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
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.
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