The Oregon Peace Officers Association currently has nearly 1,400 members from all areas of the law enforcement community. OPOA members include both sworn and non-sworn criminal justice professionals throughout the State of Oregon, in addition to three subchapters representing special segments within law enforcement.

We need your support to enable us to continue working on behalf of Oregon’s Peace Officers and to ensure that your voice is heard:

  • To develop and present quality training to meet your needs.
  • To promote effective legislation on matters related to crime and public safety.
  • To promote effective communication and cooperation within the law enforcement community, and with the citizens of Oregon.
  • To advocate for the safety and security of our communities.
  • To represent officers at all levels in city, county, state and federal agencies

Members of the Oregon Peace Officers Association enjoy many benefits and exciting opportunities to improve themselves and enhance their professional success.

Click here to register for or renew a membership online.

Membership Benefits

The Oregon Peace Officer Newsletter

The Oregon Peace Officer summarizes important news and policy and presents specialty articles written by fellow officers. To submit an article, please contact

Conferences and Workshops

OPOA's professional training programs are recognized as among the best available in the state. We also host many national programs and make them available to Oregon officers.  OPOA members receive a special discounted rate for most OPOA trainings.

State-Wide Awards Program

OPOA has the best and most respected awards program in the state. Each year we recognize the finest examples of honor, courage and selfless commitment to public service performed by Oregon law enforcement professionals. The Awards Banquet is held each year in conjunction with the annual OPOA Training Conference.

College Scholarship

Each year, the Oregon Peace Officers Association offers a $1,000 scholarship opportunity to a dependent of an OPOA member.

For information about how a student can qualify for the scholarship, please visit our scholarship section:

Legislative Forum

OPOA provides a forum for bringing legislative proposals to the attention of the law enforcement community and the citizens of Oregon. We are committed to programs that promote the safety of the citizens of Oregon, and the welfare of the law enforcement community.


Through many special committees, OPOA involves its members in the operation of the association, and allows for them to have a direct impact on a multitude of pending issues. Members are encouraged to participate in various committees and boards such as: Executive Board, Training, By-Laws, Legislation, Conferences, Awards, Membership, Directory, Scholarships, Public Information, Newsletter or Police Memorial.

Subchapter Membership

With your OPOA membership you can choose to become a member of one of the three OPOA subchapters, including: Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers, Background Investigators Association, and Oregon Association of Property and Evidence Officers.

Group Auto & Home Insurance

OPOA members are eligible for excellent group rates on automobile and homeowner's insurance policies from California Casualty. For a fast rate and coverage comparison, call toll-free 1-877-777-1419.

New: Free ID Theft Resolution Service 

New: Fallen Officer Survivor Benefit

Death Benefit

All active and associate members in good standing are eligible to receive a $500 death benefit to be paid to their designated beneficiary upon their death.

Memorial Fund

OPOA provides a death benefit to the family of Oregon Peace Officers killed in the line of duty.

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