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52nd Annual Law Enforcement Conference

  • November 14, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • November 18, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grand Ronde, Oregon


  • For OPOA board members only.



The OPOA Annual Conference is back! Join us for the 52nd Annual Law Enforcement Conference 

located at Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grand Ronde.

Lodging information below.


Monday November 14, 2022 & Tuesday November 15, 2022

Oregon Association of Property & Evidence Officers Presentations

Monday topics will include: 

Ethos Training

Greg Costanzo & Jeffrey Crapo, Ethos Training Academy

Regional Breakouts and Annual Meeting

Cold Case Evidence

Detective Megan Townsend, Hillsboro Police Department      

Double Homicide of Karissa & William Fretwell

Salem Police Detectives Tony VanDeKoppel and Scotty Nowning

Vendor Night and Property & Evidence Subchapter's 20th Anniversary

Tuesday Topics will include:

Reframing Your Narrative

Abby King, Oregon State Police

Appeals Process

Lauren Jarrell, OSP and Darci VandenHoek, Salem PD

Habeus Corpus Appeals

Jodi Shimanek, DOJ 

Ghost Guns

Salem Police Department Detectives Hodges and Garland 

East Freight Case Review:

Operation Maximum Effort

FBI SA Dan McLaughlin & Dets Chase & Connelly, Salem PD

Wednesday, November 16, 2022


Setting Up An Agency Wide Wellness Program

Jerry Drum, Albany Police Department

Sigma Tactical Wellness - 1 Hour

Dr. Stone, Sigma Tactical

Cold Case Basic Investigations

Steve Hinkle, Oregon State Police

Washington County’s Lawfully Owed DNA Project

Susan Hormann, Washington County Sheriff’s Office

The FIGG Evolution – Genetic Genealogy and How It’s Changing Identity Resolution for Law Enforcement

Stephen Kramer, FBI Counsel Retired, and Stephen Busch, FBI SA Retired

Remember when DNA was just DNA Advances in DNA Technology and What Law Enforcement Needs To

Swathi A. Kumar PhD OR Meredith Turnbough, PhD., Verogen

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Crisis De-Escalation

Dr. Stephanie Conn, First Responder Psychology

Dark Web Investigations

Matt Griffin, National Keynote Speaker, Author of "The Journey to Midnight" and Retired Police Officer

Friday November 18, 2022




Monday & Tuesday Only $250

Wednesday through Friday Only $340

Monday through Friday $500

Single Day Registration $160

Tuition includes buffet lunch each day

*Vendor Nights are Monday and Thursday Only


Spirit Mountain Lodge

Grand Ronde, OR

Standard Rooms $96 plus tax

Phone Reservations Instructions:

Call - 1.800.760.7977

Give Group Block ID – 3130

Make Reservation

Online Reservation:

Reserve Here

Enter 3130

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**Topics and Presenters may change or be updated**

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