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Featured Programs

The mission of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police is to serve as the “professional voice” of law enforcement in Oregon. Toward our objective, we are pleased to offer a wide range of programs designed to benefit police leaders, their agencies and the communities they serve.


The Oregon Accreditation Alliance exists to improve the quality of law enforcement agencies in the State of Oregon and ultimately the quality of services provided to the citizens of the state.


Physical Abilities Test

The OACP purchased and deployed ten ORPAT systems in police agencies strategically located throughout the state in order to make the Oregon Physical Abilities Test accessible to all Oregon police agencies.


College Scholarship Program

The OACP is committed to promoting professionalism and they value the presence and contributions of educated men and women in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. To further this commitment, the OACP provides competitive college scholarships for qualifying students.



Oregon Association Chiefs of Police shared Salem Police Department's video. ...

"We can teach you how to drive. We can teach you how to fight and defensive tactics and con-sims and you name it—we can teach it to you. We can't teach you integrity. Okay, we can't teach you the morals and ethics that you need. If you have that, bring that to the table. That's what we want. We want good, honest, hard-working, team-oriented people." #NowHiring Entry level officer position closes October 13: Lateral police officer position open continuous: #ApplyToday

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Oregon Association Chiefs of Police shared Statesman Journal's video. ...

Here's what you need to know about the new Oregon distracted driving law that goes into effect Oct. 1.

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"Portland police have handled 81 gang shootings so far this year -- and that's actually a hopeful number for the officers who work on a team dedicated to trying to keep the violence at bay, their boss says. " ...

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Oregon Association Chiefs of Police shared Silverton Police Department's photo. ...

Happy Anniversary to Chief Fossholm! He has been part of our community for 30 years!

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The Oregon Association Chiefs of Police was founded in 1953 with the intended purpose of enhancing the professionalism of Law Enforcement in Oregon. The founding Chiefs envisioned creating an association that would promote training and information sharing to facilitate the professional growth of Chiefs of Police, command staff, supervisors, line officers and support personnel. The Oregon Association Chiefs of Police rapidly became a leader both on the state and national level in the effort to enhance the profession.