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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.

Accreditation

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.

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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.

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College Scholarship Program

The OACP is committed to promoting professionalism and values 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.

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Thank you to all the men and women who faithfully serve their communities in Oregon. Know that you are appreciated! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please welcome Chief Ivens of Medford PD!Tonight Justin Ivens was sworn in as the new Medford Police Chief. Born and raised in Medford, Ivens has more than 26 years of law enforcement experience with MPD.Learn more about our new Chief of Police: https://bit.ly/3DvQ5sZ ... See MoreSee Less

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Please welcome Chief Cory Dhillon of Bandon PD!We are happy to announce our new police chief, Cory Dhillon. Cory is a 5-year veteran of the Bandon Police Department. Cory also brings to the City 12 years’ experience as a military police officer and leader, including service in counter terrorism, VIP security for high ranking officers and as a war crimes investigator for the United Nations. City Manager Dan Chandler said "Cory is such a humble guy that it takes a while to understand how much he has really done."Prior to coming to Bandon, Cory served with the Coquille Police Department and Coos County Sheriff’s Office. Cory will begin as Chief on or before January 1, 2022.Cory has coached youth football in Bandon and is a member of several local shooting clubs.The City conducted a regional search for a new chief, and ultimately interviewed two strong internal candidates. We wish to thank Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier, Sheriff’s Captain Dan Looney, Fire Chief Lanny Boston and Bandon School Superintendent Shauna Schmerer for serving on the interview panel.Chief Bob Webb will be retiring at the end of the year after 20 years with the Bandon Police Department, and 16 years as Chief. We will miss Chief Webb, but the City will be in good hands when Chief Dhillon takes the reins. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations on your retirement Chief Tarbet! Thank you for your service! You will be missed! ... See MoreSee Less

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West Linn Police Department celebrates the New Year with the Polar Plunge! Great Job to all who bravely took the plunge on one of the coldest days!Head down to Willamette Park now for the POLAR PLUNGE. ❄️ Festivities with begin at noon, January 1st, with the plunge taking place at 1pm. Join us s’mores around a warm fire, raffle, and more. Donations of warm coats, scarves, and gloves will be accepted on site. Spectators welcome! Info: https://westlinnoregon.gov/.../willamette-river-polar-plunge ... See MoreSee Less

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Carlton PD had a busy Christmas season celebrating with their community. See below pictures of them enjoying the season with students from Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School, sharing warming blankets to those in need, and decorating their agency windows with pictures and quotes that reflect the true meaning of Christmas (pictured are just two of the many designs). ... See MoreSee Less

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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.

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