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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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Register by Sept 2, 2024:
Full Conf. (Wed-Fri)         $249

Basic Conf. (Wed-Thurs)  $169

Add Evidence Academy    $49

 

After Sept 2, 2024

Full Conference $299

Basic Conference  $199

Registration table open at 7:30 am daily
Lunch included in registration fee, (Wed-Thurs), daily 12:00-1:00 pm

TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 1:00 - 5:00 PM                                                                                                                                                        

PRE-CONFERENCE EVIDENCE ACADEMY:  FUNDAMENTALS FOR THE NEW EVIDENCE TECH

Presented by:  Lauren Jarrell, Oregon State Police & Darci VandenHoek, Salem PD

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13                                                                                                                                                                

 

ADDITIONAL CLASS ANNOUNCED SOON!
 

EVIDENCE COLLECTION & THE MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFICE
Presented by:  Adam Knapp, D-ABMDI, Washington Co. Medicolegal Death Investigators
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HWY 18 ROAD RAGE MURDER - OREGON STATE POLICE CASE STUDY​

Presented by: Det. Sgt. Steve Hinkle

THURSDAY, NOV. 14                                                                                                                                          

UNDERSTANDING CIVIL FORFEITURE

Presented by:  Colin Benson, DOJ

RECORDS RETENTION FOR THE EVIDENCE TECHNICIAN

Presented by:  Darci VandenHoek, Salem Police Department

WORKING WITH ATF:  ETRACE, NIBIN & PMFS

Presented by:  Special Agent Nate Miller, ATF and Special Agent Claudia Grigore, ATF

EVIDENCE COLLECTION IN ARSON INVESTIGATIONS

Presented by:  Arson Dets. Jared Beck & Travis Neubauer, OSP, Lt. Jason Anderson & K9 Kiki, Portland Fire & Rescue

IVAN CAM:  40,003 ITEMS & COUNTING

Presented by:  (Ret) Sgt. Gordon Albert, GT Investigative Services, LLC & DDA Katie Suver, Marion County DA's Ofc

FRIDAY, NOV. 15,  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM                                                                                                             

TRAGEDY AT SANDY HOOK:  LESSONS LEARNED FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSPECTIVE

Presented by:  (Ret) Det. Dan Jewiss, The RAK Academy 

MEET OUR PRESENTERS

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NEW!  Pre-Conference Evidence Academy!

This conference "add-on" focuses on the basic functions and foundational principles of evidence room management from intake to disposal.  We will cover Oregon laws that impact daily procedures, methods of disposal, researching adjudication and more. 
This class is intended for the new evidence technician with less than 2 yrs experience. 

About...

Darci VandenHoek began her career in 1997 with the Hillsboro Police Dept. where she served for 20 years as an Evidence & Crime Scene Technician and later as supervisor of the unit.  In 2018 she migrated down to Salem Police Dept. where she currently supervises the Evidence unit.  She is President of the Oregon Assoc. of Property & Evidence Officers.

Lauren Jarrell has over 24 years of law-enforcement experience that spans both sworn and non-sworn positions.  She worked as a Corrections Deputy with Jackson County until she switched gears and joined OSP as an evidence technician, promoting to Evidence Program Manager in 2018.  She currently supervises 16 ET's and 28 property rooms.  

Together Darci & Lauren own Evidence Management Consulting Services (EMCS)

Read more about the presenters HERE.
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Darci VandenHoek, Salem PD
Lauren Jarrell, OSP

Evidence Academy

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

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MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!

About...


Investigator Knapp has been with Washington County as a deputy medicolegal  investigator since 2012.  He started his career as an autopsy assistant in Flagstaff, AZ in 2005, then moved over to investigations for Maricopa County ME's office.
After 20 years, Adam still finds the work as interesting as when he started, stating it's both challenging and rewarding!  In his off time, Adam trains in jiu jitsu and spends time with family.

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Adam Knapp
D-ABMDI

Evidence Collection & the ME's Office

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Det. Sgt. Steve Hinkle

Det. Brian Eskridge

About...
 

Det. Sgt. Hinkle has worked for OSP for 19 years, 14 years in drug enforcement and major crimes.  Det. Sgt. Hinkle has supervised the OSP Major Crimes Section in the Portland office and now the Major Crimes Section in the Salem Office.  He is on the Exec. Board for the Oregon Homicide Investigator's Association.

Det. Eskridge  began his career in 2001 as a Recruit Trooper with OSP in Newport.  He migrated to Lincoln City PD where he rose to the rank of Sergeant before returning to OSP in 2017.  He now serves in the major crimes unit our of the Newport Area Command.

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HWY 18
Road Rage Murder

THURSDAY

About...


Colin Benson has been a prosecutor since 2002.  He has a background in bankruptcy, tax and financial regulation and his caseload with the Oregon Department of Justice is almost completely complex financial crime.  He was first assigned a civil forfeiture matter in approximately 2009 and has been managing civil forfeiture cases ever since.

Attny Colin Benson
DOJ

Understanding Civil Forfeiture

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About...


SA Miller is a 10-yr veteran of ATF, serving as a Crime Gun Intelligence Expert & Firearms Instructor.  He works out of the Portland Field office.
SA Grigore also works out of ATF's Portland office and is the resident PMF expert!  Together they bring vast firearms knowledge to our members!

SA Nate Miller
SA Claudia Grigore
ATF

Working with ATF: Etrace/ NIBIN & More

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About...

Our presenters join us from both OSP and Portland Fire & Rescue:
 

OSP

Arson Det. Jared Back

Arson Det. Travis Neubauer

PF&R

Lt. Jason Anderson &
K9 Kiki, PF&R

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Arson K9 Kiki
Portland Fire & Rescue & OSP

Evidence Collection in Arson Investigations

About...

Gordon Albert retired after 32 yrs of law enforcement service beginning in Arizona and culminating in 24 years at Salem Police.  While at Salem, Sgt. Albert worked most every specialty assignment in investigations as well as Crisis Negotiation, IA and Hazardous Devices Teams.  He now conducts background investigations and instructs at DPSST.

Read full bio HERE

(Ret) Sgt. Gordon Albert
DDA Katie Suver

Ivan Cam: 40,003 Items & Counting

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FRIDAY

About...


Dan retired in 2021 after serving 23 years with the Connecticut State Police, beginning as a Trooper and then spending 12 years as a Detective in the Wester District Major Crimes Squad.   It was during that assignment that he was assigned as lead investigator of the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  He remains committed to supporting the families of the victims that were taken that day.
 

In addition, Dan served 20 years in the CT Army National Guard, where he was a certified instructor and platoon trainer.  He has developed and trained on a variety of topics including leadership & team building. 

Dan is the Founder & President of RAK Academy and the co-creator of Performance Leadership.  He teaches nationwide and strives to inspire his audience to become positive influences in their families, workplaces and communities.


Read more about him HERE.                        Website

Det. Dan Jewiss

Lessons learned from the Sandy Hook shooting

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