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51st Annual Law Enforcement Conference

  • November 15, 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • November 19, 2021
  • 5:00 PM
  • Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grand Ronde, Oregon


  • For OPOA board members only.

Registration is closed


The OPOA Annual Conference is back! Join us for the 51st Annual Law Enforcement Conference 

located at Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grand Ronde.

Lodging information below.


Monday November 15, 2021 & Tuesday November 16, 2021

Oregon Association of Property & Evidence Officers Presentations

Monday topics will include: 

Evidence Packaging & Collection

Matt Eggert & Carly Sizelove – Oregon State Police

Latent prints & Photography

Matt Eggert & Carly Sizelove – Oregon State Police 

HTPC Program Overview & Updates

Oregon State Police, Clackamas Office      

              Brent Richmond Double Homicide                        Det. John Lovik II & De.t John Trenary - Linn County 

Afternoon Business Meeting

Tuesday Topics will include:

Everyday Evidence Management for the Savvy Tech 

Darci VandenHoek, Salem Police Department

The Management & Impact of Body Cameras on Police Evidence Units

Rebecca Hawthorne & Donelle O’Loughlin-Hillsboro Police

Photogrammetry & Scanner Data Use in Investigations

Scott Kofoid - Salem Police Department  

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Investigations and Genealogy 

Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD

Evidence Collection and Genealogy

Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD

Crowd Management & Riot Control Tactics

Lt. Jacob Clark, Portland Police Bureau Rapid Response Team Commander

Lt. Franz Schoening, Portland Police Bureau Rapid Response Team

Extremist Groups

Sgt. Pete Simpson, Portland Police Bureau

Thursday, November 18, 2021

The Kaylee Sawyer Case Review

Lt. Eric Beckwith, Redmon Police Department

Detective TJ Knea, Bend Police Department

Deschutes County Dep. District Attorney Stephen Gunnels

Deschutes County Dep. District Attorney Mary Anderson

Victim Assistant Coordinator, Ashley Beaty

Kaylee Sawyer disappeared after an argument with her boyfriend on a Bend summer night in 2016. A two state crime spree lead law enforcement on an intense manhunt leading to the arrest and conviction of Edwin Lara for her murder.

Friday November 19, 2021

Police & Minority Relations

Byron Boston, Dallas, TX Police Department (Ret.)

Police and minority relations will only improve with up-to-date training dealing with issues head-on. This course will help officers identify and understand the problem, communicate more effectively with citizens, ensure compliance with federal & state laws, prepare for hostile encounters, and continue to engage in proactive policing without jeopardizing their safety.



Monday & Tuesday Only $225

Wednesday through Friday Only $315

Monday through Friday $475

Single Day Registration $135

Tuition includes buffet lunch each day

*Hospitality room Wednesday evening


Spirit Mountain Lodge

Grand Ronde, OR

Standard Rooms $96 plus tax

Phone Reservations Instructions:

Call - 1.800.760.7977

Give Group Block ID – 2661

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4190 Aumsville Highway SE | Salem, OR 97317

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