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Domestic Terrorism & Hate Groups

  • August 24, 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 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)       


$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


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.


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.

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