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*Class Full* Basic Background Investigations

  • February 15, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • February 16, 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Washington County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Training Center 600 SW Walnut St. Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Class Title:

Basic Background Investigations

Target Audience:

Priority seating for Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire and Communications

Sponsoring Agency

Washington County Sheriff's Office

Date and Time:

February 15-16, 2023, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (7:45 a.m. Check-in)       

Cost:

$250 current OPOA member

$275 non-member (Includes 1-year OPOA membership for qualified applicants)

$315 for non-public safety

Training Location:

Washington County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Training Center 600 SW Walnut St. Hillsboro, OR 97123

Instructors:

Les Swenson

Washington County Sheriff's Office

Royanne Mathiesen

Washington County Sheriff's Office


Todd Baker

Background Unit Supervisor, Washington County Sheriff's Office


Sgt. Blair Barkhurst

Professional Standards Manager, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office


Deputy Jeff Denning

Professional Standards Unit, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

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.

Attire:

Business Casual

COVID-19 Information OPOA will follow the current Covid-19 Measures  

Parking Information:

 

Supplies Needed:

 Basic note taking supplies.

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4190 Aumsville Highway SE | Salem, OR 97317

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