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The Reno Police Training Officer (PTO)

  • April 04, 2022
  • 8:00 AM (PDT)
  • April 06, 2022
  • 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Gresham City Police Department, 675 NE 181st Ave. Portland, OR 97230
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The Reno Police Training Officer



Target Audience:

Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement, Corrections, Regulatory Specialists, 9-1-1 Telecommunicators, Fire/EMS, Parole & Probation

Sponsoring Agency:

Oregon Peace Officers Association, Gresham Police Department, and Sandy Police Department

Date and Time:

April 4 - 6, 2022, from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm check in at 7:45 on Sept 28


$300 OPOA members
$325 non-OPOA members (membership included if qualified)

Training Location

Gresham City Police Department, 675 NE 181st Ave.
Portland, OR 97230


Teresa Parker, Public Safety Manager, Oregon State University
DPSST Training Category: Leadership

Brief Overview:

The Reno Police Training Officer (PTO) model is the newest Field Training for Public Safety and Law Enforcement as a whole.

The Reno model provides a modern look at how new employees are trained, shifting the focus on rote memorization to mentoring, coaching and evaluation through the focus of adult learning and problem solving methodologies.

This course will cover the important structural components of the PTO Program including:
- Substantive Topics
- Core Competencies
-  The Learning Matrix
- Program Phases
- Performance Assessment Meetings
- Problem-based Learning Exercises
- Neighborhood Portfolio
- Journaling
- Coaching and Training Reports
- Mid-Term and Final Evaluations
- Board of Evaluators

This course focuses on the final desired outcome; retention of qualified individuals whom demonstrate empathy, control, professionalism and community engagement.


Contact Information:

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


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