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Upcoming Trainings & Events

    • May 19, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Albany Police Department 2600 Pacific Blvd. SW Albany, OR 97321
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    Class Title:

    CLASS FULL***To Catch A Predator: How to Run A Child Luring Sting

    Target Audience:

    Law Enforcement Only

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Albany Police Department and OPOA

    Date and Time:

    May 19th, 2021 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (7:30 check-in)

    Cost:

    $150 OPOA Members

    $175 Non-members

    Training Location:

    Albany Police Department

    2600 Pacific Blvd. SW

    Albany, OR 97321

    Instructor:

    Detective Mark Povolny, Washington County Sheriff's Office

    Mark Povolny is a detective at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, where he has worked since 2010.  He is currently assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit and the Major Crimes Team, as well as serving as a back-up PIO.  Det. Povolny also works with the Washington County Sex Trafficking Task Force.  Det. Povolny has participated in and directed multiple human trafficking operations, covering both adult prostitution and child sex trafficking. Det. Povolny also plans and leads one-day missions targeting child luring.  Prior to his law enforcement career, Det. Povolny was a broadcast journalist (don’t hold that against him!) and will cover how to effectively share the results of these missions to generate public support for your agency.

     DPSST Category: General

    Brief Overview:

    This class will teach you how to set up, plan, and execute your own undercover child luring sting.  These missions can be done on a small or large scale and can be adapted for each agency’s resources.  The public consistently ranks targeting sex offenders and child sex predators as one of their top priorities and the class will cover how to publicize the missions with the media and your community partners. Topics discussed will include which social media sites and apps to set up decoys, undercover chatting, decoy photos, operation plans, arrest plans, search warrants, case studies, prosecution and sharing your success with the public.

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.
     Covid Information:  Masks are requried for this training.  If you are ill, please stay home.

    Supplies/Prerequisites:

    Not required but if available, bring a smart phone with admin access to install 3rd party applications (ie Whisper, Snapchat, etc).  It can be your department-issued phone if you have admin access but a burner smart phone is preferred.  A computer is also helpful but not required.

    Attire:

    Business casual.

    Lodging Information:

    Available.
    • June 02, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • NW Shooting Range 41544 Upper Calapooia Rd. Sweet Home, OR 97386
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    Class Title:

    Firearm and Vehicle Tactics 

    Target Audience:

    ***Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association, Albany Police Department, Thor Targets,  NW Shooting Range 

    Date and Time:

    June 2nd, 2021  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:30 check-in)

    Cost:

    $200 OPOA Members

    $225 Non-members

    Lunch is not included, please bring a lunch.

    Training Location:

    NW Shooting Range

    41544 Upper Calapooia Rd.

    Sweet Home, OR 97386

    Instructor:

    Sgt. Buck Pearce, Albany Police

    Detective Sam Posthuma, Albany Police 

     DPSST Category: Firearms/Use of Force

    Brief Overview:

    This vehicle tactics course focuses on the principles and tactics involved with working in and around vehicles with a handgun or rifle.  The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the skills and knowledge to be able to defend themselves or others while working in and around vehicles.  The student will learn the limitations and capabilities of vehicles and factors that arise when fighting in and around them.  Topics covered include:

    • Vehicle and Glass Ballistics
    • Exterior and Interior engagement techniques
    • Solo and Multiple Officer Movement in and around vehicles
    • Self-extraction techniques
    • Contingencies

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.

    Supplies/Prerequisites:




    • 400 Rifle Rounds
    • 400 Pistol Rounds
    • Rifle w/ at least 3 magazines
    • Handgun w/ at least 3 magazines
    • Duty Gear (Vest/belt etc)
    • Eye and Ear protection
    • Painter’s mask or similar (for glass particles)
    • Weather appropriate gear
    • Any food/water etc you may need
     COVID Information:  Masks are required for this training.  If you are ill, please stay home.

    Attire:

    Weather Appropriate.

    Lodging Information:

    Available.
    • July 19, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • NW Shooting Range 41544 Upper Calapooia Rd. Sweet Home, OR 97386
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    Class Title:

    Firearm and Vehicle Tactics 

    Target Audience:

    ***Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association, Albany Police Department, Thor Targets,  NW Shooting Range 

    Date and Time:

    July 19, 2021  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:30 check-in)

    Cost:

    $200 OPOA Members

    $225 Non-members

    Lunch is not included, please bring a lunch.

    Training Location:

    NW Shooting Range

    41544 Upper Calapooia Rd.

    Sweet Home, OR 97386

    Instructor:

    Sgt. Buck Pearce, Albany Police

    Detective Sam Posthuma, Albany Police 

     DPSST Category: Firearms/Use of Force

    Brief Overview:

    This vehicle tactics course focuses on the principles and tactics involved with working in and around vehicles with a handgun or rifle.  The purpose of this course is to provide the student with the skills and knowledge to be able to defend themselves or others while working in and around vehicles.  The student will learn the limitations and capabilities of vehicles and factors that arise when fighting in and around them.  Topics covered include:

    • Vehicle and Glass Ballistics
    • Exterior and Interior engagement techniques
    • Solo and Multiple Officer Movement in and around vehicles
    • Self-extraction techniques
    • Contingencies

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.

    Supplies/Prerequisites:




    • 400 Rifle Rounds
    • 400 Pistol Rounds
    • Rifle w/ at least 3 magazines
    • Handgun w/ at least 3 magazines
    • Duty Gear (Vest/belt etc)
    • Eye and Ear protection
    • Painter’s mask or similar (for glass particles)
    • Weather appropriate gear
    • Any food/water etc you may need
     COVID Information:  Masks are required for this training.  If you are ill, please stay home.

    Attire:

    Weather Appropriate.

    Lodging Information:

    Available.
    • August 24, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Washington County Sheriff's Office Training Center 600 SW Walnut Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
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    Class Title:

    Domestic Terrorism & Hate Groups

    Target Audience:

    Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Communications

    Sponsoring Agency

    Washington County Sheriff's Office Training Center

    600 SW Walnut

    Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

    Date and Time:

    August 24,  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:45 a.m. Check-in)       

    Cost:

    $150 current OPOA member

    $175 non-member (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

    Training Location:

    Washington County Training Facility, 600 SW Walnut; Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

    Instructors:

    Rob Finch is a current North Carolina Detective and decorated investigator with over 16 years experience working in a large criminal intelligence unit. Since 2010, Rob has used his dynamic and engaging teaching style to train thousands of law enforcement professionals around the United States.

    Brief Overview:

    Law enforcement professionals will be educated on the First Amendment and the Constitutional protections afforded to all groups discussed. At the conclusion of the course, attendees will be trained to identify racially and ideologically motivated behavior and discern between criminal activity and First Amendment protected speech and actions.

    Subjects, Groups & Ideologies to be Covered:

    • Anarchist/Antifa
    • White Supremacy/White Nationalism/National Socialism
    • INCEL Movement/MGTOW
    • Proud Boys
    • The Base/Atomwaffen Division/The Green Brigade/Eco-Fascism
    • Boogaloo Movement/III%
    • Black Militia/NFAC
    • Animal Rights Issues
    • Eco-Terrorism
    • Social Media Usage for Recruitment, Propaganda and Communication

    At the conclusion of training, attendees will be able to:

    • Identify racially motivated violent extremism, associated symbols and ideologies.
    • Recognize and understand the numerous criminal subcultures and extremist groups living and operating in their jurisdiction.
    • Understand and predict the dynamics of encounters with the various criminal subcultures presented.
    • Complete safe, competent and thorough investigations involving criminally subversive groups and/or racially motivated individuals.
    • Define, explain, and train fellow officers on the recruitment tactics and social media platforms most commonly used by the groups discussed.
    • **NEW**All classes will include an update and overview on the impact of issues such as COVID-19, civil unrest, U.S. Capitol events, and the current posture of threat actors with anti-law enforcement beliefs.**

    Contact Information:

    Alicia Davis at (970) 412-4544 or training4@opoa.info.

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    COVID-19 Information Health screening and temperature check will be required at check-in.  Masks will not be required. Social distancing will be followed.  

    Parking Information:

              

    Supplies Needed:

     Basic note taking supplies.


    • October 13, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Washington County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Training Center 600 SW Walnut St. Hillsboro, OR 97123
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    Class Title:

    To Catch A Predator: How to Run A Child Luring Sting

    Target Audience:

    Law Enforcement Only

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Washington County Sheriff's Office and OPOA

    Date and Time:

    October 13th, 2021 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (7:30 check-in)

    Cost:

    $150 OPOA Members

    $175 Non-members

    Training Location:

    Washington County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Training Center

    600 SW Walnut St.

    Hillsboro, OR 97123

    Instructor:

    Detective Mark Povolny, Washington County Sheriff's Office

    Mark Povolny is a detective at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, where he has worked since 2010.  He is currently assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit and the Major Crimes Team, as well as serving as a back-up PIO.  Det. Povolny also works with the Washington County Sex Trafficking Task Force.  Det. Povolny has participated in and directed multiple human trafficking operations, covering both adult prostitution and child sex trafficking. Det. Povolny also plans and leads one-day missions targeting child luring.  Prior to his law enforcement career, Det. Povolny was a broadcast journalist (don’t hold that against him!) and will cover how to effectively share the results of these missions to generate public support for your agency.

     DPSST Category: General

    Brief Overview:

    This class will teach you how to set up, plan, and execute your own undercover child luring sting.  These missions can be done on a small or large scale and can be adapted for each agency’s resources.  The public consistently ranks targeting sex offenders and child sex predators as one of their top priorities and the class will cover how to publicize the missions with the media and your community partners. Topics discussed will include which social media sites and apps to set up decoys, undercover chatting, decoy photos, operation plans, arrest plans, search warrants, case studies, prosecution and sharing your success with the public.

    Contact Information:

    Avena Glock at (971) 218-7161 or training1@opoa.info.
     Covid Information:  Masks are requried for this training.  If you are ill, please stay home.

    Supplies/Prerequisites:

    Not required but if available, bring a smart phone with admin access to install 3rd party applications (ie Whisper, Snapchat, etc).  It can be your department-issued phone if you have admin access but a burner smart phone is preferred.  A computer is also helpful but not required.

    Attire:

    Business casual.

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

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May 13, 2021 Property Room Supervisor Training
May 12, 2021 CANCELED*** An Introduction to Forensic Document Examination
May 11, 2021 Property Room Management
May 11, 2021 Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course
May 05, 2021 Dispatcher Wellness, Morale and Resiliency
April 26, 2021 CLASS FULL***Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course
April 20, 2021 Basic Background Investigations
April 02, 2021 Police and Minority Relations
March 10, 2021 CANCELLED***The Impact: Measure 110 and Legal Updates
February 11, 2021 Numbing & Triggers: How Coping Strategies For Military & First Responders Can Negatively Impact Their Life
February 10, 2021 Basic Background Investigations
February 08, 2021 Setting the Tone in High Risk Situations: Crisis Communication for Dispatch Centers
January 26, 2021 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
January 25, 2021 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
December 02, 2020 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
October 23, 2020 Turning Stress Into Strength
October 17, 2020 *CANCELLED* Visual Tracking Awareness: Mantracking
September 28, 2020 Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course
September 19, 2020 Visual Tracking Awareness: Mantracking
August 04, 2020 Basic Background Investigations
July 22, 2020 Visual Tracking Awareness: Mantracking
June 12, 2020 *Postponed* Firearms 411: What Evidence Techs Need To Know So Guns Can Go!
May 14, 2020 *Postponed* Basic Background Investigations
April 27, 2020 *POSTPONED* An Introduction to Forensic Document Examination
March 09, 2020 Visual Tracking Awareness: Mantracking
March 07, 2020 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2020 Conference
March 06, 2020 **Class Cancelled** Firearms 411: What Evidence Techs Need To Know So Guns Can Go!
February 27, 2020 What, When and How: Responding to those with a Mental Illness
February 21, 2020 Firearms 411: What Evidence Techs Need To Know So Guns Can Go!
December 11, 2019 Basic Background Investigations
December 03, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
November 18, 2019 Operation R.U.S.H.
November 18, 2019 **CLASS CANCELLED** Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course
November 15, 2019 50th Annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet
November 12, 2019 50th Annual Law Enforcement Conference
October 29, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
October 16, 2019 Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP)
September 27, 2019 Firearms 411: What Evidence Techs Need To Know So Guns Can Go!
September 27, 2019 CANCELED***Financial Foundations for First Responders
September 19, 2019 Firearms 411: What Evidence Techs Need To Know So Guns Can Go!
September 13, 2019 CANCELED***Breachpoint for Leadership by Kent Williams
September 09, 2019 Terrain Based Tactical Rifle and Vehicle Course
September 05, 2019 Elder Abuse Investigations
September 04, 2019 Basic Background Investigations
August 27, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
August 23, 2019 Tragedy and Its Aftermath: A Debrief of the July 7th, 2016 Dallas, TX Police Ambush
August 15, 2019 Investigations and Intellectual Property Rights
July 31, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
July 29, 2019 Aquatic Death & Homicidal Drowning Investigations
July 25, 2019 *CLASS CANCELLED* Crisis Communication for Corrections
July 22, 2019 Setting the Tone in High Risk Situations: Crisis Communication for Dispatch Centers
July 18, 2019 Search, Seizure & Civil Asset Forfeiture
July 10, 2019 Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP)
June 26, 2019 ***CLASS FULL***Infant and Child Death Investigations
June 24, 2019 CLASS FULL** Firearms 411: What Evidence Techs Need To Know So Guns Can Go!
June 14, 2019 Infant and Child Death Investigations
June 14, 2019 FTEP REFRESHER - Field Training and Evaluation Program Refresher
June 13, 2019 ***CLASS CANCELLED***HALF DAY Strangulation Recognition and Response
June 13, 2019 ***CLASS CANCELLED***Practical Forensic Photography for Criminal and Medicolegal Death Investigations & Strangulation Recognition and Response
June 13, 2019 ***CLASS CANCELLED***HALF DAY Practical Forensic Photography for Criminal and Medicolegal Death Investigations
June 01, 2019 Understanding Your First Responder-S.H.A.R.E (Self-Help And Response Education)
May 30, 2019 Behind the Curtain: Understanding the Law Enforcement Wellness Balance-S.H.A.R.E (Self-Help And Response Education)
May 28, 2019 Command Staff Leadership Training-S.H.A.R.E (Self-Help And Response Education)
May 17, 2019 ***CLASS FULL***Crisis Communication for First Responders
May 13, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
May 13, 2019 Effective Cold Case Investigation
April 29, 2019 TWO SPOTS LEFT***Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course
April 05, 2019 ***CLASS FULL***Infant and Child Death Investigations
April 04, 2019 ***CLASS FULL*** Setting the Tone in High Risk Situations: Crisis Communication for Dispatch Centers
April 01, 2019 The Pain Behind the Badge: Winning the Battle
March 19, 2019 Basic Background Investigations
March 11, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
March 05, 2019 Operation R.U.S.H.
March 02, 2019 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2019 Conference
February 26, 2019 What, When and How: Understanding what you're seeing, when and how to most effectively respond to those with a Mental Illness
February 20, 2019 Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP)
February 07, 2019 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
January 03, 2019 *CLASS FULL* Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
December 12, 2018 Basic Background Investigations
December 10, 2018 Infant and Child Death Investigations
December 04, 2018 Crisis Communication for First Responders
November 30, 2018 49th Annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet
November 29, 2018 VENDOR EVENT 49th Annual Law Enforcement Conference
November 28, 2018 49th Annual OPOA Law Enforcement Conference
October 04, 2018 Command Staff Leadership Training-S.H.A.R.E (Self-Help And Response Education)
October 01, 2018 Setting the Tone in High Risk Situations: Crisis Communication for Dispatch Centers
September 17, 2018 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
September 10, 2018 Sexual Assault Response
September 07, 2018 Crisis Communication for First Responders
September 05, 2018 Visual Tracking Awareness: Mantracking
August 28, 2018 Search Warrants: Not as Painful as You Think
July 30, 2018 Cold Case Investigations
July 17, 2018 Domestic Violence Investigations
June 11, 2018 Tactical De-Escalation Techniques
May 22, 2018 Law Enforcement Leadership Development
May 21, 2018 Law Enforcement Leadership Development ***MORE SEATS MADE AVAILABLE!
May 14, 2018 Basic Background Investigations
March 22, 2018 Cognition and Legal Documents
March 16, 2018 Police and Minority Relations
March 09, 2018 Domestic Violence Investigations
March 03, 2018 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2018 Conference
February 27, 2018 Police and Minority Relations
December 04, 2017 Basic Background Investigations
November 27, 2017 Emotional Survival and Peer Support
November 03, 2017 Banquet Tickets - OPOA's 48th Annual Awards Banquet
November 01, 2017 48th Annual OPOA Conference - "Officer Safety: From the Inside Out"
October 27, 2017 Dispatching and Surviving Traumatic Events
September 11, 2017 Sexual Assault Response
August 09, 2017 Domestic Violence Investigations
May 22, 2017 Basic Background Investigations
May 17, 2017 Cognition Impairment & Capacity: An Approach for Law Enforcement
May 16, 2017 Infant & Child Death Investigations
May 12, 2017 Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course **CLASS FULL**
April 28, 2017 Tactical Ethics II: Diversity and Profiling
April 21, 2017 Stress First Aid and Emotional Survival
March 24, 2017 Mental Health First Aid for Law Enforcement
March 11, 2017 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2017 Conference
January 17, 2017 Law Enforcement Tactical First Aid
January 09, 2017 Dispatching and Surviving Traumatic Events
January 09, 2017 Infant & Child Death Investigations
December 05, 2016 Search and Seizure Update / "It's too hard"- Demystifying Financial Cases
November 28, 2016 Basic Background Investigations
November 04, 2016 47th Annual Early Purchase Banquet Tickets
November 02, 2016 47th Annual Oregon Peace Officers Conference
September 30, 2016 Domestic Violence Investigations *CLASS FULL
September 23, 2016 Basic Search Warrant Writing
September 15, 2016 Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
August 31, 2016 Sexual Assault Response
August 25, 2016 Strangulation Recognition and Response
August 17, 2016 Oregon DOJ Domestic Violence Training
August 04, 2016 Tactical Ethics: Perspectives on Profiling
June 08, 2016 Infant & Child Death Investigations
May 17, 2016 Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
May 13, 2016 Strangulation Recognition and Response ***CLASS FULL***
May 12, 2016 Infant & Child Death Investigations ***CLASS FULL***
April 22, 2016 Basic Search Warrant Writing
February 27, 2016 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2016 Training Conference
February 25, 2016 Evidence Officer's Training
February 23, 2016 Basic Background Investigations
November 12, 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
November 06, 2015 Early Purchase Banquet Tickets & Reserved Tables
November 04, 2015 46th Annual Oregon Peace Officers Conference and Awards Banquet Registration
October 23, 2015 Youth Substance Abuse Prevention
October 20, 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
October 15, 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
September 24, 2015 Permission to Succeed
September 23, 2015 The Changing Face of Vehicle Theft *CANCELED*
September 16, 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization *CLASS FULL*
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