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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.

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 LOCOM and Chaplin Cross for helping us here at the West Linn Police Department gather enough supplies to help out two local families for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and we truly are blessed to be able to support such a beautiful community. Drive safe this holiday! #DriveSoberOrGetPulledOver #thankfulgratefulblessed #WLPD ... See MoreSee Less
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Today's Friday Feature is the graduating class of our fall Community Academy!During this 10 week program, these folks dedicated every Wednesday evening to learning about our police department. We covered more than two dozen topics ranging from administrative duties to behind the scenes investigating, forensics to full hands-on simulations, and so much more. "I have greater empathy for their work and a deeper appreciation, awe, for their committed public service." -Paul T, Fall 2022 graduate. Are you interested in attending our spring session? Anyone is welcome to apply. Members of our graduating class ranged in age from 31-76 and held a variety of occupations including a florist, business owners, parents, teachers, and city officials.Sign up for our monthly newsletter to be alerted when our next application opens: https://bit.ly/3geEXuG ... See MoreSee Less
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Detective Coates took part in Storytime with an Officer at the Sandy Public Library. He read "How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe" by Jane Yolen. Sixteen preschool age kids attended and had a good time. Our officers will be periodically taking part in this program throughout the next year. We look forward to many more stories! ... See MoreSee Less
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Congratulations Chief Lovell!"Chief Lovell's integrity is ironclad, and what sets him apart from most others is his willingness to listen AND lead." - FBI SAC Ramsey presenting Chief Chuck Lovell the FBI NEI Law Enforcement Ethics Award. Congratulations Chief Lovell! ... 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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