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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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Congratulations to Beaverton Police Department's Police Detective Chad Opitz who received the "Outstanding Excellence in Investigations Award" from Safety Compass. Safety Compass is an advocacy group for victims of human trafficking.“...there is no representative of law enforcement who has done more to establish credibility with victims of human trafficking and break down myths that Cops are “bad” or “out to get them”. There are survivors of sex-trafficking all over the west coast who, if asked to name one person in law enforcement they trust with their lives, would name Detective Opitz without pause” ~ CEO of Safety CompassThis morning, Detective Chad Opitz, received the “Outstanding Excellence in Investigations Award” from our community partner, Safety Compass.Safety Compass is an advocacy group for victims of human trafficking. ...

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Help support Special Olympics Oregon by participating in this year's virtual Polar Plunge! Keep Oregon Plunging! Be Bold, Get Cold! Going BRRR...tual! ...

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The 2021 Polar Plunge is in a virtual format this year. There are several ways to participate. Go to plungeoregon.org for more information. ...

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Gresham PD received an anonymous donation. Wow! What an amazing gift. You are appreciated in your community, Gresham PD.The generosity and support of our community never ceases to amaze us. At the start of the council meeting on December 15, Mayor Echols brought in Chief Sells to make a virtual presentation to the Police Department of a check for $50,000. The donor, a community member who wished to remain anonymous wrote, in part, “I have the highest respect for all the men and women of the Gresham Police Department. They are exceptional public servants, truly dedicated.” Later, Chief Sells met with Mayor Echols to pick up the donation. “I am blown away by the generosity of this community,” said Chief Sells. From all the men and women of the Gresham Police, thank you to the anonymous donor. We will pay you back by continuing to serve our community with the highest level of service, integrity, and respect for all. ...

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Sergeant Desmond from McMinnville PD proudly donates much of his time to the See Ya Later Foundation which raises money to give back to communities. This year they adopted three families to help with their Christmases.The See Ya Later Foundation raises money to give back to communities. This year, although the yearly fundraiser run didn't happen, we were able to partner with them to "adopt" three families to help with their Christmases. Sgt. Desmond donates a lot of his time to this cause. This is Sgt. Desmond getting a high five from one of the kids! ...

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Chief Fish's last successful case before transitioning to life as a Sheriff. Congratulations and best wishes to you, Chief Fish!The Grinch tried to steal Christmas from Ms. Corak but to no avail Chief Fish and Officer Billman cracked the case and saved the day!!! Thank you Chief Fish for your services. Enterprise SD wishes you our best as you move on to becoming our County Sherriff! We love our law enforcement!! ...

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Officer James Dodge receives a Challenge Coin for his quick response to a life-threatening medical emergency while he was off duty. Bravo Officer Dodge!We are proud to acknowledge Officer James Dodge for a recent incident he was involved in while off duty. During the evening of December 5th, 2020, Officer Dodge was visiting a local restaurant with his family when he became aware of an employee experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency. Without hesitation, Officer Dodge responded to the kitchen where he located a 19 year old male who was unconscious, lacking a notable pulse, and was not breathing. Officer Dodge began compression CPR while he engaged nearby coworkers with words of comfort, and support. Officer Dodge spoke to the victim by name, encouraging him to hold on, and continued CPR until relieved by emergency medical personnel. Through his actions, Officer Dodge exemplifies the values of a public safety professional. His sense of duty did not end with his shift and his actions bring great credit upon himself and the Corvallis Police Department.For his kind and decisive actions, we were honored to present Officer Dodge with the Corvallis Police Department Challenge Coin. ...

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Now hiring:Benton County Sheriff's OfficeInterim SheriffSalary: $126,970Closing date: January 10, 2021Please go to the links below. Do not apply via Facebook. Thank you. Click on this link for more information: https://oracp.memberclicks.net/form/submission/…Click on this link to apply: https://governmentjobs.com/careers/bentonor/…Placing an advertisement with the OACP is a great way to expand the market reach of your personnel search. Click on this link for more information: https://www.policechief.org/job-board/ ...

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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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