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All Law Enforcement, Patrol & Probation, Corrections
Oregon Peace Officers Association & Wasco County Sheriff Office
Date and Time:
$110 OPOA Members
$139 Non-OPOA Members
The Dalles Police Department
401 Court St. The Dalles, OR 97058
Larry Gordon, Dallas Police Department
Larry Gordon started his career with the Dallas Police Department in 1995. In June of 1997 Larry was selected to be a part of the Dallas Police Department's Specialized Crime Unit. After several productive years with the Specialized Crime Unit, Larry transferred to the Narcotics Division. Larry was the lead Detective on countless narcotic investigations.
In 2004, Larry transferred to the Dallas Police Department’s coveted SWAT Team where he is currently assigned. Larry currently serves as one of the lead negotiators for the SWAT team. He has successfully negotiated peaceful resolutions to armed barricaded subjects. Larry has also negotiated operations where a sniper/Tactical resolution had to be used to bring the volatile situations to an end, including the 2016 incident where 5 Dallas Police Officers lost their lives during a protest in downtown Dallas.
Larry is also responsible for training swat officers and certifying them in tear gas/less lethal munitions and distraction devices. He is also an Active shooter/ALERRT (advanced law enforcement rapid response training) instructor.
Larry earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas and has been certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) as an instructor.
Regardless of an agency or officers individual views of de-escalation tactics, it MUST be implemented into every police departments training program. Many officers believe that the use of de-escalation techniques will jeopardize their safety and place them at a tactical disadvantage. In reality, the proper use of de-escalation has the complete opposite effect. Statistics and studies will show that it actually increases officers’ safety and places the officer in a more advantageous tactical position.
This one day training class will provide officers with the necessary tools to properly de-escalate a situation, while maintaining a tactical mindset. Officers will learn effective techniques for communicating under stress, without escalating a situation. Practical, classroom based scenarios will be presented to demonstrate these concepts. Information will also be presented on the development of reality-based, simunition training involving de-escalation techniques. This information will give officers a jump start on implementing de-escalation training within their own police departments.
This course was developed by two veteran instructors from one of the largest police departments in the United States. Both instructors have used de-escalation techniques in critical incidents and hostile environments for most of their careers.
Law Enforcement, District Attorneys, Domestic Violence Advocates
Oregon Peace Officers Association and the U of O Police Department
University Of Oregon
1715 Franklin Bvld. Eugene, OR 97404
Erin Greenawald, Sr. Assistant Attorney General, Oregon DOJ
Sarah Sabri, DV Team Leader, Lane County District Attorney's Office
Jennifer Snippen, MA, F-ABMDI
This full day course will touch on many areas of domestic violence investigations. Topics covered will include improving domestic violence investigations, strangulation recognition, stalking and protections orders, legal updates and the neurobiology of Trauma, and introduction to (FETI©) Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview technique.
Law Enforcement Cold Case Teams, Detectives, DDA's, medical examiners, crime analysts & anyone else involved in cold case investigations.
Woodburn Police Department & Oregon Peace Officers Association
$175 current OPOA member
$200 non-member (includes membership if applicable)
Gregory Cooper, Executive Director, Cold Case Foundation
Cooper has worked a Chief of Police, Supervisor of FBI Behavioral Science Unit, FBI National Academy Instructor, FBI Profiler, Expert Witness, Law Enforcement Administrator, Police Training/Instructor, University/College Professor, and an International and Domestic Threat Assessment Advisor. He is an expert in Criminal Profiling, Prescriptive Interviewing and Interrogation, Investigations, and Multi-Agency Investigative Task Force consultation. Cooper has given Expert Witness testimony based on his work in serial crimes and cases involving homicide, sexual assault, kidnapping, terrorism, political corruption, white collar crime, product tampering, abduction, arson and bombing. Cooper is a published author on a series of law enforcement topics.
With over 35 years of expertise in the law enforcement, legal, corporate and educational communities, Cooper has consulted internationally with law enforcement agencies on topics including homicides, rapes, kidnapping, product tampering, extortion, political corruption, arson and bombing, workplace violence, and stalking and false allegations.
Dean Jackson, Deputy Executive Director, Cold Case Foundation
Dean has more than 30 years of experience working in both the non-profit world and Law Enforcement. He has an extensive list of credentials and thousands of hours of experience in Critical Incident Stress Management and Death Notification. He is a former sworn Deputy Coroner for Teton County, Wyoming.
Dean has investigated over 100 death and crime scene investigations. He has debriefed first responders after numerous critical incidents including fatal accidents, suicides, officer-involved shootings, homicides, sexual assaults, equivocal deaths and officer deaths.
Dean is currently the Deputy Executive Director of the Cold Case Foundation, Lead Consultant at the JCG, a member of the Utah Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team, an accredited instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation: a frequent guest lecturer at universities, law enforcement and fire agencies, victim assistant units, and state Peace Officer Standards Training (POST). He currently teaches Criminal Profiling, Crime Scene Analysis, Rape Investigation, Prescriptive Interviewing/Interrogation, Missing Persons/Unidentified Bodies and Victimology. In 2002 he served on the Winter Olympics’ CISM Team.
This 2 Day course will address principles of cold case investigation for anyone assigned to work cold cases. It will address the 10 ﬁlters of criminal proﬁling for anyone, from the ﬁrst responding patrolmen through death investigators including but not limited coroners/ medical examiners, crime analysts, prosecutors and cold case units. The course will enable them to gain the basic skill required for criminal proﬁling to develop investigative leads and potential suspects. The Prescriptive Interviewing section will incorporate the application of criminal proﬁling to identify and develop possible interview/interrogation themes.
The goal of this course is to provide the tools needed to activate or continue to work a cold case and bring it to a successful resolution. Criminal proﬁling techniques that can be applied from crime scene investigation through court room testimony will also be covered. Also the enhancement of the skills of the interviewer/interrogator through the application of behavioral assessment at the crime scene and the principles of criminal psychology. Primary objectives include reviewed techniques and training will be applied to current cold cases which attendees are asked to bring to the training. The ﬁnal objective being that each attendee will complete the training with strategies and techniques for moving their individual cases forward.
Any and all Law Enforcement as well as Search & Rescue
Oregon Peace Officers Association and the West Linn Police Department
West Linn Police Department
1800 8th Ave.
West Linn, OR 97068
Detective Kathy Decker, King County Sheriff's Office
Kathy is a 32 year veteran of the King County Sheriff's Office based out of Seattle, WA. She has over 18 years of experience working as a Detective assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division and five years’ experience employed as the Search and Rescue Coordinator for King County Sheriff. Kathy is a professional visual tracker, with over 20 years of experience. She is a student and instructor for Joel Hardin Professional Tracking Services and Visual Tracking and Training Incorporated, as well as a court recognized expert in visual tracking. She has testified as an expert in tracking evidence in murder, robbery and rape cases. Detective Decker regularly instructs classes with Dr. Kathy Taylor (Forensic Anthropologists for the KCMEO) on buried human remain detection. During her tenure with KCSO Detective Decker has utilized K-9's trained in HRD as well as tracking/trailing as part of her crime scene investigation.
Anthony Lorange, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office (Ret.)
Anthony Lorange, retired after 25 years as a police officer in Oregon. During his last 12 years he was assigned as a detective on a regional narcotics task force. For 20 years he has been a member of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue team. During which time he trained / deployed a human remains detection K9 and currently serves as the team’s lead tracker and designated visual tracking trainer.
He is a professional tracker, with over eight years of experience. His certification and continued training is through Joel Hardin Professional Tracking Services and Visual Tracking and Training Incorporated. He has utilized his tracking training to investigate incidents that have included missing persons, suicides, burglaries, attempted murder and DTO grows.
Ron Glaus, Polk County Sheriff's Office
Ron is a semi-retired Forensic Psychologist who joined the Polk County (Oregon) Sheriff’s Office completing the Sheriff’s Reserve Academy in 1986. He provided psychological services to law enforcement agencies across Oregon including: pre-employment, special teams and, fitness for duty screenings; officer involved critical incident debriefings; hostage negotiations; assisting in major crime investigations including a double homicide; and testifying in court. He was a part-time instructor and then for three years a full-time Training Coordinator at DPSST. Currently he volunteers for the PCSO as a Cold Case Team Investigator and is active in the PCSAR Unit as a ground searcher, human visual tracker, and is a tracking assistant Instructor with the JHPTS-VTATI program. He retired from the U.S. Army after 24 combined years of Active and Reserve service with a one-year combat tour in Iraq in 2004.
Also known as "Mantracking", this day long training will introduce the concept of visual tracking to law enforcement in the form of a lecture presentation and actual hands on training. Tracking is learning to see “sign” evidence. “Sign” is defined as the discoverable physical evidence of the presence or passage of a person. A case study demonstrating the use of tracking evidence will also be presented. Students will be in the field working sign evidence and practical simulations highlighting tracking evidence. Please dress weather appropriate, we will be in a park type area outdoors.
Law Enforcement, Disptachers, Parole & Probation any First Responders
Oregon Peace Officers Association and Sutherlin Police Department
Sutherlin Community Center
150 South Willamette St.
Sutherlin, OR 97479
As first responders, we understand “Ask, Tell, Make”. What about those situations that represent a risk to the subject or others that should be mitigated? How about situations that would benefit from additional time to get tactical and/or command elements into place, to give the victims the best possible chance of the best possible outcome? Maybe you’re the only one responding and you want to be confident your knowledge of de-escalation is on par with your tactical resolution skill set. Attendees of Crisis Communication for First Responders will leave the class with a practical set of skills that they can use to:
*** Law Enforcement Only***
Oregon Peace Officers Association and Newport Police Department
$75 OPOA Members
$95 non-OPOA Members (membership included if qualified)
Samaritan Center for Health Education
740 SW 9th St. Newport, OR 97365
Detective Robert Rookhuyzen, Washington County Sheriff Office
Robert L. Rookhuyzen is a detective with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, currently assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit. He is also a member of the Washington County Major Crimes Team. Detective Rookhuyzen is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He started his law enforcement career in 2001 with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and was assigned to patrol. He served as a Field Training Officer and a member of the Washington County Crisis Negotiations Unit. He was promoted to Corporal in 2007 and Detective in 2010. He was assigned to the Child Abuse Investigations Unit from 2010-2015. He is a 2017 winner of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Director’s Award for Distinguished Service to Victims of Violent Crime. Detective Rookhuyzen enjoys showing others how easy it is to prepare search warrant affidavits and obtain search warrants in Oregon.
This class is designed for every patrol officer/deputy, as well as new detectives. It is also a great refresher for people who already have some experience writing search warrants. After a review of search warrant concepts and the process of obtaining a search, class members will write two search warrants (including one for Facebook) based on realistic practical scenarios. The instructor will provide feedback on each affidavit and search warrant written.
Oregon Peace Officers Association and West Linn Police Department
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