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DPSST Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee Meeting 05-14-2024 Cancelled - 04/10/24

PRIVATE SECURITY/INVESTIGATOR POLICY COMMITTEE

MEETING CANCELLED

 

Notice of Meeting Cancellation

The Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training meeting scheduled for May 14th, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. has been cancelled.

The next Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee meeting is scheduled for August 20, 2024, at 1:30pm.

DPSST Corrections Policy Committee Meeting 05-08-24 - Amended - 04/08/24

CORRECTIONS POLICY COMMITTEE

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Corrections Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting on May 8, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Samantha Kossa at (971) 209-8235.

**Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training will be live streaming all public meetings via YouTube. Meetings will no longer be streamed on Facebook. To view the Corrections Policy Committee's live-stream and other recorded videos, please visit DPSST’s official YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/@DPSST.

Agenda Items:

1.   Introductions

2. *Approve February 13, 2024 Meeting Minutes

3. *Nicholas Alberts, DPSST No. 58569; Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

4. *Mark Clark, DPSST No. 53303; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution
    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

5. *Joshua Gray, DPSST No. 60266; DOC/Columbia River Correctional Institution
    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

6. *Brittany Kent, DPSST No. 58596; Washington County Community Corrections Center
    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

7. *Brandon Martinez, DPSST No. 47202; DOC/Coffee Creek Correctional Facility
    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

8. *Nicholas Mitchell, DPSST No. 58076; DOC/Santiam Correctional Institution
    Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

9. *Approval for Changes to the Basic Corrections Curriculum
    Presented by Julie Collinson

10. *Proposed Rule Changes for Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 259-008-0085
      Codifying Board Approval of Changes to the Course Breakdown for the Basic Corrections Local Academy Curriculum
      Presented by Jennifer Howald

11. Agency Update

12. Next Corrections Policy Committee Meeting: August 13, 2024, at 10:00am

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Corrections Policy Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Applicant Review Committee Meeting 04-24-24 - 04/08/24

APPLICANT REVIEW COMMITTEE

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Applicant Review Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting at 11:00 a.m. on April 24, 2024, at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. Please note the time for the Applicant Review Committee meetings has changed to 11:00am going forward. For further information, please contact Samantha Kossa at (971) 209-8235.

**Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training will be live streaming all public meetings via YouTube. Meetings will no longer be streamed on Facebook. To view the Applicant Review Committee's live-stream and other recorded videos, please visit DPSST’s official YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/@DPSST.

 

Agenda Items:

1. Introductions

2. *Approve February 28, 2024 Meeting Minutes

3. *Steven Atkins, DPSST No. 64789; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution
    Presented by Cindy Park

4. *Joshua Avila, DPSST No. 64730; Portland State University Campus Public Safety Office
    Presented by Cindy Park

5. *Nicholas Fugate, DPSST No. 65029; Malheur County Sheriff’s Office
    Presented by Cindy Park

6. Inquiry Closure Memos – Information Only
    Presented by Cindy Park

7. Next Applicant Review Committee Meeting – May 22, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Applicant Review Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Telecommunications Policy Committee Meeting - 03/29/24

TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY COMMITTEE

MEETING SCHEDULED

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Telecommunications Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting on May 1, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Samantha Kossa at (971) 209-8235.

**Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training will be live streaming all public meetings via YouTube. Meetings will no longer be streamed on Facebook. To view the Telecommunications Policy Committee's live-stream and other recorded videos, please visit DPSST’s official YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/@DPSST.

Agenda Items

1. Introductions

2. *Approve February 7, 2024, Meeting Minutes

3. *Administrative Closures Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

     Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

     a. Heidi Butler; DPSST No. 38166

     Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Supervisory Telecommunicator and Basic Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certifications

     b. Dawn Dilworth; DPSST No. 49028

     Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Telecommunicator and Basic Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certifications

4. *Alexis Bynon; DPSST No. 61122; Washington County Consolidated Communications 911 Agency

     Presented by Melissa Lang-Bacho

5. Agency Updates

6. Next Telecommunications Policy Committee Meeting: August 7, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Telecommunications Policy Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

DPSST Executive Committee Meeting Scheduled 4-4-2024 - 03/28/24

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE

BOARD ON PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS AND TRAINING

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Executive Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. on April 4, 2024, at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Shelby Wright at (503) 378-2191.

 

Agenda Items

1. Introductions

2. *Approve Meeting Minutes from March 10, 2022

     Approve minutes

3. DPSST Agreements with Third-Party Contracts

    Presented by Phil Castle

4. Next Meeting – TBD

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. 

Public Safety Memorial Fund Board Meeting - 03/28/24

PUBLIC SAFETY MEMORIAL FUND BOARD

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Public Safety Memorial Fund Board will hold a regular meeting on April 25, 2024, directly following the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training meeting that begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE Salem. For further information, please contact Shelby Wright at (503) 378-2191.

 

Agenda Items

1. Introductions

2. *Approve January 25, 2024, Meeting Minutes

     Approve Minutes

3. Public Safety Memorial Fund Budget Update

    Presented by Kathy McAlpine

4. *Brian Gaunt (DPSST #37820); Supplemental Application for Discretionary Benefits

    Presented by Kathy McAlpine

5. *Proposed Rule Change for Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 259-070-0010 

  Codifying Eligibility Dates for OLCC Regulatory Specialists (SB 699)
  Presented by Jennifer Howald
 

6. Next meeting – July 25, 2024, directly following the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training meeting at 9:00 a.m.

 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. 

Board on Public Safety Standards and Training Meeting Scheduled 4-25-2024 - 03/26/24

BOARD ON PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS AND TRAINING

MEETING SCHEDULED

 

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2024, in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. For further information, please contact Shelby Wright at (503) 378-2191 or shelby.wright@dpsst.oregon.gov.

**Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training will be live streaming all public meetings via YouTube. Meetings will no longer be streamed on Facebook. To view the Board's live-stream and other recorded videos, please visit DPSST’s official YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/@DPSST.

 

Agenda Items:

1. Introductions

2. *Meeting Minutes

     Approve minutes from the January 25, 2024, Meeting

3. Fire Policy Committee

a. Fire Policy Committee Update – Brian Henson, Deputy Director

b. *Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

A. *William Comeford, DPSST No. 34996; Portland Fire & Rescue – No Action

Unanimous vote with two (2) recusals to recommend to the Board by the FPC on February 28, 2024.

B. *Curtis Deetz, DPSST No. 31371; Portland Fire & Rescue – No Action

Unanimous vote with three (3) recusals to recommend to the Board by the FPC on February 28, 2024. 

C. *Committee Appointments

Fire Policy Committee

  • Shawn Olson – Oregon Fire Marshals Association Representative, Appointment to the FPC, 1st term effective August 20, 2024.

4. Criminal Justice Policy Committees

a. Police Policy Committee Update – Scotty Nowning, Chair

b. Telecommunications Policy Committee Update – Michael Fletcher, Chair

c. Corrections Policy Committee Update – Matthew English, Chair

d. *Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

A. *Ruben Benavidez, DPSST No. 50462; DOC/Oregon State Correctional Institution– Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024. 

B. *Randy Bocchi, DPSST No. 45164; Klamath County Sheriff’s Office – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

C. *Chandler Bolton, DPSST No. 56778; Linn County Sheriff’s Office – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on February 22, 2024.

D. *Kodie Carroll, DPSST No. 64023; Jackson County Sheriff’s Office – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

E. *Tina Earhart, DPSST No. 61184; DOC/Santiam Correctional Institution – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

F. *Roderick Hogan, DPSST No. 60731; Washington County Consolidated Communications 911 Agency – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the TPC on February 7, 2024.

G. *Stephen Naber, DPSST No. 54246; Lane County Sheriff’s Office – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on February 22, 2024.

H. *Joshua Patterson, DPSST No. 45007; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution – Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

I. *Caden Powell, DPSST No. 54126; DOC/Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution – Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

J. *Susan Ramos, DPSST No. 61253; DOC/Oregon State Correctional Institution – Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

K. *Robert Rosales, DPSST No. 36499; Springfield Police Department – Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the PPC on February 22, 2024.

L. *Ernest Slye IV, DPSST No. 61466; Oregon State University Department of Public Safety – No Action

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the TPC on February 7, 2024.

M. *Travis Stice, DPSST No. 60272; DOC/Snake River Correctional Institution – Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

N. *Timothy Sundin, DPSST No. 39688; DOC/Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution – Revoke

Unanimous vote to recommend to the Board by the CPC on February 13, 2024.

O. *Law Enforcement Memorial Wall Nomination; George M. Lowe, (EOW 1919) – Ashland Police Department

Determine eligibility for addition to Oregon’s Law Enforcement Memorial Wall

P. *Committee Appointments

Police Policy Committee

  • Megan Townsend– Non-Management Law Enforcement, Appointment to the PPC, 1st term effective April 28, 2024.
  • Kevin Dresser– Non-Management Law Enforcement, Re-appointment to the PPC, 2nd term effective April 25, 2024.
  • Rob Wood– Public Member, Re-appointment to the PPC, 2nd term effective July 26, 2024.

Corrections Policy Committee

  • Michael Mays– Non-Management Corrections, Appointment to the CPC, 1st term effective April 25, 2024.
  • Joshua Aldrich– Oregon Jail Command Council Representative, Appointment to the CPC, 1st term effective April 28, 2024.
  • John Frost–Non-Management Corrections Employed by DOC, Re-appointment to the CPC, 2nd term effective April 28, 2024.

Telecommunications Policy Committee

  • Brandon Hamilton– Oregon Fire Chiefs Association Representative, Appointment to the TPC, 1st term effective July 28, 2024.
  • Travis Ash– Oregon State Sheriffs Association Representative, Re-appointment to the TPC, 2nd term effective July 28, 2024.

5. Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee

a. Private Security Investigator Policy Committee Update – Dan Lenzen, Chair

b. *Consent Agenda (The following items to be ratified by one vote)

A. *Proposed Rule Changes for Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) Chapter 259 Division 59

Adopting Permanent Rules for the Private Security Entity Licensing Program

Five (5) to four (4) vote to recommend to the Board by the PSIPC on February 20, 2024.

B. *Proposed Rule Changes for Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 259-060-0130

Related to Executive Managers Providing Contract Services

Eight (8) to one (1) vote with one abstention to recommend to the Board by the PSIPC on February 20, 2024.

C. *Committee Appointments

Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee

  • Samantha Schrantz – Private Investigator, Re- appointment to the PSIPC, 2nd term effective July 28, 2024.

6. Legislative Actions

a. *Proposed Legislative Concept Request

Fire Policy Committee Membership Housekeeping

Jennifer Howald

b. *Proposed Legislative Concept Request

Deferred Professional Standards Cases and DPSST Jurisdiction

Jennifer Howald

c. *Policy Option Packages: Placeholder – Agency Director, Phil Castle

7. Agency Updates - Agency Director, Phil Castle

8. Next Meeting Date: July 25, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.
 

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Board members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.