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53rd Annual Law Enforcement Conference

  • November 13, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • November 17, 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grand Ronde, Oregon


  • For OPOA board members only.
  • Go4th Training Leading from the Middle and Performance Protocol How to Solve the Recruiting & Retention Challenges in Policing.
  • Topics on Legislative updates, courtroom processes and working with EDP population.
  • Cold Case Subchapter Breakout, Basic Background Breakout, New Mexico Tech Case Studies
  • Calibre Press Advanced Patrol Tactics
  • Drone Course/New Mexico Tech Response to Bombing Incidents



The OPOA Annual Conference is back!

Join us for the 53rd Annual Law Enforcement Conference 

located at Spirit Mountain Event Center, Grand Ronde.

Lodging information below.

Oregon Association of Property & Evidence Officers Presentations

Monday topics will include: 

Keynote: "Curators of the Museum"

Establishing a new identity to change the culture of evidence management.

Shawn Henderson, Evidence Management Institute

Legislative Updates: A Review of Oregon Law

Attorney Aaron Hisel, Montoya, Hisel & Associates

Courtroom Processes and Testimony

DDA Katherine G Williams

Working with EDP Populations

Joe Miller - Thane Training      

The Landers Homicide, Case Study

Detective Sgt. Steve Hinkle, OSP

Tuesday topics will include:

"Let's Stop Giving our Cocaine to the Dogs"

Shawn Henderson, Evidence Management Institute


“Property Room Geography – Packaging, Storage, and Layout to Maximize Efficiency”

Shannon Turner, FocusOnEvidence

“Retention Review Methods - Establishing a systematic disposition review to increase purge projects”

Shannon Turner, FocusOnEvidence

“Establishing a 360 degree chain of custody. Rethinking the traditional view of Chain of custody”

Shawn Henderson, EMI

"Leadership Without Authority"
Shawn Henderson, EMI

Payday Case Study

Det. Darren Pomeroy, Forest Grove PD and

Det. Pat LaMonica, Hillsboro PD

Wednesday topics will include:

“Working the Problem: A Workshop for Evidence Supervisors”

Three Tools for Translating Your Needs into Executive Action: Using Data to Drive Results, Applied Collaborative Problem Solving, and Making Policy and Procedure Sexy Again

Shawn Henderson & James Nally, EMI & Tracker Products

Oregon Peace Officers Association Presentations

Tuesday topics will include:

Advanced Patrol Tactics

Lt. Kelly DeVoll, Calibre Press Instructor

Wednesday topics will include:

Drone Assessment and Response Tactics

Sgt. Mike Amend & Ofc. Adam Baker, Gresham PD

Response to Bombing Incidents
New Mexico Tech

Thursday topics will include Breakouts on:

Case Study with New Mexico Tech

Cold Case Subchapter Breakout

Basic Background Subchapter Breakout

Friday topics will include:

Leading from the Middle
Lt. Kelly Degman from Go4th Training

How to Solve the Recruiting & Retention

Challenges in Policing
Gregory Zarolinski and Lamont Reed
Performance Protocol


Monday & Tuesday Only $199

Monday through Wednesday Only $249

Tuesday through Friday Only $299

Monday through Friday $399

Single Day Registration $149

Tuition includes buffet lunch each day


Spirit Mountain Lodge
Grand Ronde, OR

To reserve a room in the room block: 

 Call 1-800-760-7977
Name: OPOA 53rd Law Enforcement Conference Code #4293

Or Book online at:

Enter Group Code: 4293

*Must reserve the room block no later than October 12, 2023 

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Oregon Peace Officers Association
4190 Aumsville Highway SE | Salem, OR 97317

Email:  opoa@opoa.info
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