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Upcoming Trainings & Events

    • 05 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Mill Casino 3201 Tremont St. North Bend, OR 97459
    • 23

    Class Title:

    Strangulation Recognition and Response 

    Target Audience:

    *** Law Enforcement Only***

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officers Association and Coquille Tribal Police Department

    Date and Time:       

    June 5, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8:30 a.m. Check-in)

    Cost:

    $65 dollars for current OPOA Members, $85 for non-members (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

    Training Location:

    The Mill Casino

    3201 Tremont St. North Bend, OR 97459

    Instructors:

    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.  

    DPSST Course Number:  17-0800

    Brief Overview:

    Course Objectives:

    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.         

    Contact Information:

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

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Supplies Needed:

    None.

    • 09 Aug 2017
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • The Keizer Police Department 930 Chemawa Rd. NE Keizer, OR 07303
    • 32

    Class Title:

    Domestic Violence Investigations 

    Target Audience:

    Law Enforcement, District Attorneys, Domestic Violence Advocates

    Sponsoring Agency:

    Oregon Peace Officer Association and The Oregon Department of Justice

    Date and Time:

    August 9th, 2017  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:30 a.m. check-in)

    Cost:

    $65-members
    $85 non-members (membership included if qualified)

    Training Location:

    Keizer Police Department
    930 Chemawa Rd. NE
    Keizer, OR 97303   

    Instructors:

    Sarah Sabri, DV Team Leader, Lane County

    Erin Greenawald, Sr. Assistant Attorney General, Oregon DOJ

    Jennifer Snippen, MA, F-ABMDI

    DPSST Course Number: 17-1025

    Brief Overview:

    Topics covered will include Include Improving domestic violence investigations, strangulation recognition, Protections Orders, legal updates and the neurobiology of Trauma, as well as an introduction to (FETI©) Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview technique.   

    Contact Information:

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

    Attire:

    Business Casual

    Lodging Information:

    Available.

    Parking Information:

    Available.

Past events

22 May 2017 Basic Background Investigations
17 May 2017 Cognition Impairment & Capacity: An Approach for Law Enforcement
16 May 2017 Infant & Child Death Investigations
12 May 2017 Terrain Based Tactical Rifle Course **CLASS FULL**
28 Apr 2017 Tactical Ethics II: Diversity and Profiling
21 Apr 2017 Stress First Aid and Emotional Survival
24 Mar 2017 Mental Health First Aid for Law Enforcement
11 Mar 2017 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2017 Conference
17 Jan 2017 Law Enforcement Tactical First Aid
09 Jan 2017 Dispatching and Surviving Traumatic Events
09 Jan 2017 Infant & Child Death Investigations
05 Dec 2016 Search and Seizure Update / "It's too hard"- Demystifying Financial Cases
28 Nov 2016 Basic Background Investigations
04 Nov 2016 47th Annual Early Purchase Banquet Tickets
02 Nov 2016 47th Annual Oregon Peace Officers Conference
30 Sep 2016 Domestic Violence Investigations *CLASS FULL
23 Sep 2016 Basic Search Warrant Writing
15 Sep 2016 Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
31 Aug 2016 Sexual Assault Response
25 Aug 2016 Strangulation Recognition and Response
17 Aug 2016 Oregon DOJ Domestic Violence Training
04 Aug 2016 Tactical Ethics: Perspectives on Profiling
08 Jun 2016 Infant & Child Death Investigations
17 May 2016 Revised and Updated! The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
13 May 2016 Strangulation Recognition and Response ***CLASS FULL***
12 May 2016 Infant & Child Death Investigations ***CLASS FULL***
22 Apr 2016 Basic Search Warrant Writing
27 Feb 2016 Oregon Association of Reserve Peace Officers 2016 Training Conference
25 Feb 2016 Evidence Officer's Training
23 Feb 2016 Basic Background Investigations
12 Nov 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
06 Nov 2015 Early Purchase Banquet Tickets & Reserved Tables
04 Nov 2015 46th Annual Oregon Peace Officers Conference and Awards Banquet Registration
23 Oct 2015 Youth Substance Abuse Prevention
20 Oct 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
15 Oct 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization
24 Sep 2015 Permission to Succeed
23 Sep 2015 The Changing Face of Vehicle Theft *CANCELED*
16 Sep 2015 The Impact of Marijuana Legalization *CLASS FULL*
20 Aug 2015 Basic Background Investigators Course

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