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Basic Background Investigations

  • December 12, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • December 13, 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Roseburg Police Department, 700 SE Douglas Avenue Roseburg, OR 97470
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Class Title:

Basic Background Investigations

Target Audience:

Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Communications

Sponsoring Agency:

Roseburg Police Department & Oregon Peace Officers Association

Date and Time:

Dec 12th & 13th  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:45 a.m. Check-in)       


$140 current OPOA member

$160 non-member (Includes 1 year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

$200 for non-public safety

Training Location:

Roseburg Police Department

700 SE Douglas Avenue

Roseburg, OR 97470               


Les Swenson,

Washington County Sheriff's Office

Royanne Mathiesen

Washington County Sheriff's Office, NBIB Special Investigator retained by the National Background Investigations Bureau doing backgrounds on federal employees for security clearance

Sr. Assistant County Counsel Paul Hathaway III

Washington County Office Of County Counsel

Dr. Sherry L. Harden PsyD.

Harden Psychological Associates

Brief Overview:

Background investigations are a complex process. This two day course will identify the goals, steps, and challenges in conducting background investigations.  Learn about legal issues including ADA, HIPAA, confidentiality, due diligence and avoiding liability.  Traditional and on-line tools, resources and techniques will be discussed.  You will learn how to organize an interview and how to utilize listening techniques.  Learn what psychologists will need from a background investigation report.  Applicant and file tracking requirements and legal updates will be discussed as well. 

Contact Information:

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


Business Casual

Lodging Information:


Parking Information:

There are about 20 parking spots along the building as well as many more right across the street.               

Supplies Needed:

Basic note taking supplies.

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