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The mission of the Oregon Association of Property & Evidence Officers (OAPEO) is to promote professionalism of the property & evidence function within the state through the cooperation and sharing of information with individual agencies.

Annual Conference

"The conference and topics were great as always... I leave there every time, just amazed at the networking, new information, how-to's and case studies! 


- K.S.

 "Relevant topics to P/E!
I really appreciated hearing from people
who have done the job!"

- Anonymous

"The DDA presenting on courtroom testimony was excellent.  I thought  it  was applicable and helpful, especially the part about what not to do!"     

- Anonymous

"It was a great opportunity to come together with different agencies  and  learn what works, and doesn’t work, for the evidence job." 

- K.F.

2023 Conference A Success!

Board of Directors

President Darci VandenHoek
Salem Police Department
Vice President Karen Foster
Clackamas County Sheriff's Ofc.
Sec./Treas. Marci Peters
McMinnville Police Department
Counties & Representatives By Region


Amy Kepler - Newberg Police

Athena Payne, Tualatin Police


Includes the following counties:

  • Clackamas County

  • Clatsop County

  • Columbia County

  • Multnomah County

  • Tillamook County

  • Washington County

  • Yamhill County


Susan Ashwell
Marion County Sheriff's Ofc

2nd Position Vacant

Includes the following counties:

  • Benton County

  • Lane County

  • Lincoln County

  • Linn County

  • Marion County

  • Polk County


Kayla Lauer - Josephine Co. SO

Jennefer Sander - Jackson Co. SO

Includes the following counties:

  • Coos County

  • Curry County

  • Douglas County

  • Jackson County

  • Josephine County

  • Klamath County

  • Lake County


April Weaver - OSP- The Dalles


2nd Position Vacant

Includes the following counties:

  • Baker County

  • Crook County

  • Deschutes County

  • Gilliam County

  • Grant County

  • Harney County

  • Hood River County

  • Jefferson County

  • Malheur County

  • Morrow County

  • Sherman County

  • Umatilla County

  • Union County

  • Wallowa County

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