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Class Title: Tactical Ethics II: Diversity and Profiling
Target Audience: Patrol officers, supervisors, detectives, street crimes/narcotics officers, parole and probation officers, corrections officers, telecommunicators, OLCC regulatory specialists, deputy district attorneys and District Attorneys.
Sponsoring Agency: OPOA and The Albany Police Department
Date(s): April 28, 2017
Time(s): 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (8:45 a.m. check-in)
Cost: $35 members, $45 for non-members
Facility Name & Address: Central Willamette Community Credit Union (Corporate Office)
7101 Supra Dr. SW
Albany, OR 97321
Chief Terry Moss-St. Helens Police Department
Sergeant Mike Araiza-Woodburn Police Department
Registration Process & Contact Info: Registration Process & Contact Info: Register on-line at HYPERLINK "http://www.opoa.info" www.opoa.info or http://opoa.info/Upcoming-Trainings.
Class Questions Contact Info: Kelli Carpenter, 503-999-5438 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BRIEF Overview: This training aims to empower officers with additional tools to add to their tool box to continue to be great peace officers, while at the same time to understand the civilan community impact of their role as peace officers. The training will cover implicit bias, distinction between criminal profiling and racial profiling, The Two-Pronged Test, and Scenario Based Discussion Analysis.
*This class will fulfill the ethics training requirement for mandatory certification maintenance.
Attire: Business casual.
Supplies/Equipment Needed: Note taking supplies if desired. Handouts will be provided.
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Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course
*** Law Enforcement Only***
Oregon Peace Officers Association and the Albany Police Department
Date and Time:
May 12th, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:30 a.m. Check-in)
*INCLUDES LUNCH: provided by Thor Targets LLC
Calapooia Range LLC
41544 Upper Calaipooia Rd
Sweet Home, OR 97386
This rifle course will cover preparing for the immediate, spontaneous and lethal attacks not covered on a square range. Principals based on sound fundamental tactics for the patrol rifle operator will be introduced at a venue that takes you off the square range and into an environment where the operator determines the shooting position, cover, movement, distance to target, and their limitations in abilities to make a legal and moral decision to engage and stop threats. OPOA is excited to bring back firearms training that will make a difference and bridge the gap in rifle operations for the patrol officer.
Infant & Child Death Investigations
*Seating is limited*
Law Enforcement, Medical Examiners, DDA's, Medics
Oregon Peace Officers Association and Albany Police Department
May 16, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Check-in)
$65 dollars for current OPOA Members, $85 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)
Tillamook County Emergency Communications District
2311 3rd St.
Students will learn about current best practice guidelines - and specific challenges faced by law enforcement - in the setting of infant death investigation. Critical investigation components will be discussed in detail using a case-review approach and a focus will be placed on the value of a diligent and thoughtful approach to these complex and challenging cases. Students will be introduced to practical infant growth & development considerations as well as the importance of medical & social history acquisition. The roles of both patrol first responders and detectives will be addressed. Collaboration with EMS, medical staff and medical examiner representatives will be emphasized. Case reviews will also be discussed at length that relate to the course material.
Patrol officers, supervisors, detectives, DDA's and anyone who investigates crimes involving the elderly and others those who suffer diminished mental capacity.
Oregon Peace Officers Association & PPB
$65 Members, $85 Non-Members
Troy Kindly, LCSW
Wesley Fitzwater, Fitzwater Meyer Hollis and Marmion, LLP
Jessi Minger, Fitzwater Meyer Hollis and Marmion, LLP
During the morning session Troy Kindly will discuss basic understandings of the brain, brain disorders, and how these issues present to professionals who come in contact with persons with brain impairment. Tools that can be used to assess for capacity will be presented as well as practical tools for how to interview a person with developmental delay, cognitive impairments and diminished capacity. Case presentations and extended question and answer forum will follow so all concepts are brought together in a cohesive manner.
For the afternoon session, Elder law attorney Wes Fitzwater and litigation attorney Jessie Minger of Fitzwater Meyer Hollis & Marmion will discuss how legal and financial capacity differs from diagnostic capacity. This will include training on Powers of Attorney, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Guardianships, Conservatorships. Learn how they work and how to spot the subtle red flags. Learn how a former Multnomah County DDA now pursues Civil Financial cases, and what remedies are available when there is insufficient evidence to pursue criminal prosecution. Questions and case histories are encouraged.
Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Communications
Oregon Peace Officers Association
$130 dollars for current OPOA Members, $155 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)
Les Swenson, Washington County Sheriff's Office
Royanne Mathiesen, Washington County Sheriff's Office
Assistant County Counsel Paul Hathaway III, Washington County Office Of County Counsel
Dr. Sherry L. Harden PsyD.
Strangulation Recognition and Response
Oregon Peace Officers Association and Coquille Tribal Police Department
June 5, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Check-in)
The Mill Casino
3201 Tremont St. North Bend, OR 97459
Paul Frasier, Coos County District Attorney
Jennifer Snippen, RN, F-ABMDI.
Jennifer is a Board Certiﬁed Fellow with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. She is also a registered nurse with extensive critical care/trauma experience in Alaska and Idaho. Snippen is a past instructor for the Linn Benton CC Criminal Justice program, the Oregon State Medicolegal Death Investigator Program & the Oregon State University eCampus. She is currently a Medical Anthropology Master’s Student at Oregon State University. Her thesis research project is a multijurisdictional study of law enforcement experiences related to infant death investigation.
Kris Karcher, BSN, ABMDI
Kris Karcher serves as the Chief Deputy Medical Examiner, and Forensic Nurse Examiner for Coos County, Oregon. She received her BSN from Oregon Health Sciences University and a Masters level Certificate in Forensic Nursing from University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO. Her current role in the Medical Examiner’s Office allows diverse applications of forensic expertise and numerous opportunities to educate other professionals. She is an adjunct professor at the University of California- Riverside online Forensic Nursing Program teaching Crime Scene Investigation/Nurse Death Investigation, and Forensic Photography. She is also a member of the Oregon’s State Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force Medical/Forensic Committee. She is an Oregon Certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (OR-SANE), in addition to an instructor with the OR-SANE Training Institute.
In the morning session instructors emphasize the importance of collaboration in strangulation recognition and response. Accordingly, this presentation is designed & intended for attendance by law enforcement, prosecutors, EMS & ER staff. This training begins with a discussion of asphyxiation & a review of basic medical terminology. Anatomical structures are then reviewed along with basic physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular & central nervous systems. With this foundation established, an explicit discussion of the physiological signiﬁcance of strangulation is offered. Investigative techniques are then discussed with rationale provided for each line of inquiry. A discussion of photodocumentation, body maps, & physical assessment tools will be included. Case reviews are provided to include recreational events, assaults, homicides, suicides, & accidents. Photographs & videos are utilized extensively.
The afternoon session will include in depth strangulation case presentations that will demonstrate the morning sessions importance as it applies to criminal investigations.
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