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BPSST Police Policy Committee Meeting Recap - 11/15/18

The Police Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training (BPSST) held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting today, November 15, 2018.  The meeting was held in the Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon.

To increase the public's trust, the Oregon legislature has mandated the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training establish minimum standards that are required to be met and maintained by Oregon's providers of public safety, including police officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, telecommunicators (9-1-1), emergency medical dispatchers, public safety instructors, and OLCC regulatory specialists. The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is responsible for certifying public safety professionals who meet all of the Board-established intellectual, physical and moral fitness standards and for denying, suspending or revoking the certification of those who do not meet or fall below these standards.

Note actions listed below are not final and parties involved in professional standards cases may request a context case hearing.

Meeting Recap

Approval of Changes to the Basic Police Curriculum - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve the proposed Phase 2 changes to the DPSST Basic Police curriculum.

Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-008-0085; Updates the Rule for Consistency and to Reflect the Current Regulatory Specialist FTM Version - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve filing the proposed rule change with the Secretary of State as a permanent rule if no comments are received.

White, Larissa DPSST #52624 – Basic Police Certification; Turner Police Department -Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to revoke Ms. White’s certifications for gross misconduct and dishonesty with a 10 year period of ineligibility to hold certifications.

Craig, Stephen DPSST #37427 – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Police Certification; Bend Police Department - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action be taken against Mr. Craig’s certifications.

Charpilloz, Jeffrey DPSST #32160 – Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory Police Certifications; Mt. Angel Police Department - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action be taken against Mr. Charpilloz’s certifications.

Knudson, Kelvin DPSST #16989 – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Police Certifications; Not Affiliated - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action be taken on Mr. Knudson’s certifications. 

Humphrey, Matthew DPSST #37988 – Basic Police Certification; Washington County Sheriff’s Office - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to revoke Mr. Humprey’s certification for gross misconduct and dishonesty with a 3 year period of ineligibility for gross misconduct and a 10 year period of ineligibility for dishonesty to hold certifications.

Law Enforcement Memorial Wall Nomination- Deputy Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Anderson; Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office- Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve adding Multnomah County Deputy Robert Ray “Bobby” Anderson to the Law Enforcement Memorial Wall during the 2019 Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Ceremony.

## Background Information on the BPSST and DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

BPSST Corrections Policy Committee Recap - Recommends Action on 2 Corrections Officers - 11/13/18

The Corrections Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training (BPSST) held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting this afternoon, November 13, 2018.  The meeting was held in the Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon.

To increase the public's trust, the Oregon legislature has mandated the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training establish minimum standards that are required to be met and maintained by Oregon's providers of public safety, including police officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, telecommunicators (9-1-1), emergency medical dispatchers, public safety instructors, and OLCC regulatory specialists. The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is responsible for certifying public safety professionals who meet all of the Board-established intellectual, physical and moral fitness standards and for denying, suspending or revoking the certification of those who do not meet or fall below these standards.

Note actions listed below are not final and parties involved in professional standards cases may request a context case hearing.

Meeting Recap

Quarterly Review of DOC BCC: Information Only - Report accepted.

Proposed Rule changes for OAR 259-008-0085; Update of the Course Testing Standards for the Basic Parole & Probation Course - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve changes.

Poe, Chance DPSST #58554-Application for Training and Subsequent Certification; Department of Corrections – SRCI - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action is warranted.

Escobar Mateos, Neftali DPSST # 58912-Application for Training and Subsequent Certification; Jackson County Sheriff’s Office - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action is warranted.

Yetter, Manuel DPSST #56427- Application for Certification; Department of Corrections-TRCI - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that certification be denied for three years for gross misconduct.

Foster, Leanne DPSST #49948-Basic Corrections Certification; Department of Corrections -EOCI - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action is warranted.

Gerken, Aaron DPSST #59138-Application for Certification; Department of Corrections-OSP - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action is warranted.

Copple, Matthew DPSST #48237-Basic and Intermediate Corrections Certifications; Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that certification be revoked for 10 years for gross misconduct and misuse of authority

Law Enforcement Memorial Wall Nomination – Deputy Sheriff Irving Lawrence Burkett; Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office – Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve addition of name during 2019 memorial ceremony.

## Background Information on the BPSST and DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

BPSST Telecommunications Policy Committee Meeting Recap - 11/07/18

The Telecommunications Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training (BPSST) held its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting this morning, November 7, 2018.  The meeting was held in the Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon. 

To increase the public's trust, the Oregon legislature has mandated the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training establish minimum standards that are required to be met and maintained by Oregon's providers of public safety, including police officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, telecommunicators (9-1-1), emergency medical dispatchers, public safety instructors, and OLCC regulatory specialists. The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is responsible for certifying public safety professionals who meet all of the Board-established intellectual, physical and moral fitness standards and for denying, suspending or revoking the certification of those who do not meet or fall below these standards.

Note actions listed below are not final and parties involved in professional standards cases may request a context case hearing.

Meeting Recap

Changes to the Basic Telecommunications Curriculum – Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve changes.

Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-008-0085; Updating the Course Description and Testing Standards for the Three-week Basic Telecommunicator Course and Course Challenge - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve changes.

Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-008-0025; Relating to the Three week Basic Telecommunicator Course and Course Challenge Eligibility Standards - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve changes.

Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-008-0060; FA & CPR Requirements for Obtaining DPSST Certifications as a Telecommunicator/Emergency Medical Dispatcher - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to approve changes.

Administrative Closures – Telecommunicator/Emergency Medical Dispatcher – Approved staff report.

Coy, Gibson DPSST #58809 – Application for Training and Subsequent Certification; Columbia 911 Communication District - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that no action is warranted.

Pickard, Amy DPSST #54512 – Basic Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification; American Medical Response - Recommendation to Board on Public Safety Standards and Training that certification be revoked for ten years for gross misconduct.

Next Telecommunications Policy Committee Meeting February 6, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.

Board, and Policy Committee, meeting minutes can be found online at http://www.oregon.gov/DPSST/BD/pages/index.aspx

Background Information about the Board and Department

The Board consists of 24 members representing city, county and state public safety professionals representing each of the disciplines (police, fire, 9-1-1, corrections, private security), and a private citizen appointed by the Governor. The current Board Chair is Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office the Vice-Chair is Citizen Member Patricia Patrick-Joling. The Board includes administrators as well as non-management representatives from statewide organizations. The Board represents more than 40,000 public safety professionals and establishes minimum standards for the training and certification of city, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security/private investigator providers, and makes determinations on waiver requests. The Board is supported by six policy committees and a number of sub-committees representing the public safety disciplines, which provide technical expertise and serve as vital links to public safety organizations. The Board operates in close partnership with the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) implements minimum standards established by the Board for training and certification of city, county, tribal and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers. DPSST provides training to more than 20,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem; certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director of DPSST.

9-1-1 Professionals to Graduate from Oregon Public Safety Academy - 11/06/18

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of its 111th Basic Telecommunications Class.

The two-week course includes emergency call handling techniques, stress management, civil liability, ethics, criminal law, overview of fire-rescue and law enforcement operations, and a number of other topics. Upon completion of the course, students will return to their employing agency to continue their training for a number of months with a field training officer.

The 9-1-1 training program began in 1993 when the Oregon Legislative Assembly enacted legislation which requires that individuals who receive emergency calls for assistance from the public meet professional standards for training and certification. There are approximately 950 men and women across the state who work in this profession in city, county, tribal, regional, and state public safety communications centers.

Basic Telecommunications #111 Graduation will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 9, 2018, at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. Telephone: 503-378-2100.  The guest speaker is Director Cheryl Bledsoe of Clackamas County 9-1-1.

DPSST would like to invite you to join us in observing the ceremony and congratulating Basic Telecommunications #111 on their successful completion of basic training.

The graduating students appreciate the family, friends and guests who make graduation an appropriate conclusion to their basic training at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.

Reception immediately following.

Members of Basic Telecommunications Class #111

Dispatcher Rebecca Baier - Newberg-Dundee Police Department

Dispatcher Brooke Bardwell - Central Lane Communications Center

Dispatcher Bret Bridges - Wallowa County Sheriff's Office

Dispatcher Brent Brosnan - Morrow County Sheriff's Office

Dispatcher Charlotte Clements - Malheur County Sheriff's Office

Dispatcher Maya Crawford - Clackamas County Communications

Dispatcher Caitlin Dollar - Oregon State Police

Dispatcher Becky Erbes - Cottage Grove Police Department

Dispatcher Kathleen Evans - Portland State University DPS

Dispatcher Tianna Goo - Springfield Police Department

Dispatcher Darian Hanneson - Lane County Sheriff's Office

Dispatcher Ronald Henson - Clackamas County Communications

Dispatcher Meredith Hertzler - Corvallis Police Department

Dispatcher Fawn Johnson - Clackamas County Communications

Dispatcher Kaitlin Kennedy - Morrow County Sheriff's Office

Dispatcher Amanda Madesh - Corvallis Police Department

Dispatcher Nancy Martin-Kenady - Willamette Valley Communications Center

Dispatcher Sarah McGloghlon - Clackamas County Communications

Dispatcher Axyl McGoff - Oregon State Police

Dispatcher Ryan Palmer - John Day Police Department

Dispatcher Elise Parkman - Seaside Police Department

Dispatcher Kirsti Pizzuto - Central Lane Communications Center

Telecommunicator Kimberly Ramsey - Frontier Regional 9-1-1

9-1-1 Manager Joanie Rote - Klamath 9-1-1 Communications District

Dispatcher Daniel Ruiz - Willamette Valley Communications Center

Dispatcher Victor Shulga - Clackamas County Communications

Dispatcher Anita Vermilya - Portland State University DPS

Dispatcher Tabitha Voisine - Linn County Sheriff's Office

Dispatcher Nicole Warnke - Willamette Valley Communications Center

Dispatcher Shelby Williams - Hood River County Sheriff's Office

 

## Background Information on the BPSST and DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement.  Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

Corrections Deputies and Officers to Graduate from Oregon Public Safety Academy - 11/01/18

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of Basic Corrections Local #BCL034 on Friday November 9, 2018 at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. 

We would like to invite you to join us in observing the ceremony and congratulating Basic Corrections #BCL034 on their successful completion of basic training.  The event will begin at 10 am with a reception to follow after the ceremony.  Chief Deputy Cliff Harrold of the Lane County Sheriff’s Office will be the guest speaker.

The graduating students appreciate the family, friends and guests who make graduation an appropriate conclusion to their basic training at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.

Members of Graduating Class BCL034:

Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Ahrendt

Washington County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Tyler Bigot       

Umatilla County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Brady Bjorklund

Jackson County Sheriff's Office

 

Corrections Officer David Brockway    

Beaverton Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Keith Brubaker 

Washington County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Joshua Chavez  

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Geoffrey DeHaan         

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Callie Dugger   

Benton County Sheriff's Office

 

 

Deputy Sheriff Neftali Escobar Mateos 

Jackson County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Stephen Foley  

Lane County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Colter Gawith   

Lane County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Nicholas Gragg 

Josephine County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Mitchell Grove 

Linn County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Michael Hardwick        

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Harris    

Josephine County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Kyle Hayes      

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Krafve 

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Brian Larson    

Marion County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Katelyn Michaels          

Lane County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Minium      

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Brett Naylor     

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Ortiz     

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Kyle Padbury   

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Corrections Officer James Perdue         

Springfield Police Department

 

Corrections Officer Timothy Pierce      

Warm Springs Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Rafferty   

Columbia County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Jaziel Ramirez  

Klamath County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Konner Reddick

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff James Rusch    

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Mirzet Sacirovic

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Jory Sears        

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Dawn Sedlacek 

Klamath County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Derek Smith     

Lane County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Jordan Swartzlender      

Harney County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Thibault

Coos County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Tyler Tucker    

Lane County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff James Warren   

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Keaton Zarbano

Coos County Sheriff's Office    

 

 

## Background Information on the BPSST and DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement.  Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

382nd Basic Police Class to Graduate from Oregon Public Safety Academy - 10/25/18

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of its 382nd Basic Police Class.

The Basic Police Class is 16-weeks in length and includes dozens of training areas including survival skills, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, ethics, cultural diversity, problem solving, community policing, elder abuse, drug recognition, and dozens of other subjects.

Basic Police Class 382 will graduate at the Oregon Public Safety Academy at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE in Salem, Oregon on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with a reception immediately following the graduation.  Chief Janie Schutz of the Forest Grove Police Department will be the speaker. 


The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training would like to invite you to join us in observing the ceremony and congratulating Basic Police #BP382 on their successful completion of basic training.

The graduating students appreciate the family, friends and guests who make graduation an appropriate conclusion to their basic training at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.

Graduating members of BP382:

Police Officer Austin Axelrod           

Portland Police Bureau

 

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Beard     

Crook County Sheriff's Office

 

Police Officer Kenneth Bent 

Portland Police Bureau

 

Police Officer Melisa Campos           

Milwaukie Police Department

 

Police Officer Darlyn Chester

Woodburn Police Department

 

Police Officer Evan Crader   

Gresham Police Department

 

Police Officer Connie Cruz   

Silverton Police Department

 

Police Officer Brendan Darby           

Woodburn Police Department

 

Police Officer Joseph DeLeone         

Forest Grove Police Department

 

Police Officer Lindsey Evertt

Eagle Point Police Department

 

Police Officer Ryan Fisher    

Bend Police Department

 

Police Officer Matthew Fountain      

Springfield Police Department

 

Police Officer Edgar Garcia-Garfias 

Hillsboro Police Department

 

Police Officer John Gomez   

Winston Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Jesus Gonzalez          

Yamhill County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Haylee Harding         

Malheur County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Alexander Linstad    

Yamhill County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Megan Lymath          

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Police Officer James Macfarlane       

Lake Oswego Police Department

 

Police Officer Justin McCreadie       

Ashland Police Department

 

Police Officer David McCune           

Tualatin Police Department

 

Police Officer Seth Miller      

Milwaukie Police Department

 

Police Officer Zachary Obrist-Smelser          

Gresham Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Kiersten Ochsner      

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Trevor Overton         

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

 

Police Officer Michelle Perry

Lake Oswego Police Department

 

Police Officer Stephen Pettey

Portland Police Bureau

 

Police Officer Anthony Preston         

McMinnville Police Department

 

Police Officer James Ragland

The Dalles Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Nolan Randall           

Wasco County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Nichalos Robbins      

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

 

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rose

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

 

Police Officer Christopher Sathoff   

Portland Police Bureau

 

Police Officer Spencer Schaaf           

Portland Police Bureau

 

Police Officer Andrew Sesma

Warm Springs Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Raymond Sullivan     

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

 

Police Officer Alexander Whitney    

Astoria Police Department

 

Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Woods           

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

 

## Background Information on the DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement.  Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem: certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

Name of Fallen Bend Police Sergeant John Lawrence Approved for Addition to State Memorial - 10/25/18

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, Sergeant John Lawrence (DPSST# 31555) of the City of Bend Police Department suffered a fatal heart attack following his shift in which he responded to a bank holdup alarm.  He returned home after completing his shift but collapsed three hours later. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Sergeant Lawrence had served with the Bend Police Department for 10 years and had previously served with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office for 4-1/2 years.

After extensive review, the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Office (PSOB), under the United States Department of Justice, determined that Sgt. Lawrence’s death was in the line of duty under the PSOB Act 42 United States Code 3796 as the heart attack occurred 24 hours after engaging in an on-duty situation.  Sgt. Lawrence's family members include his wife Jennifer, and children Ryker and Alyssa.

Sgt. Lawrence’s name was added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C, earlier this year.  http://www.nleomf.org/

The Board’s Police Policy Committee unanimously approved the addition of Sgt. Lawrence’s name to the state memorial at its August 16, 2018 meeting. 

The Board on Public Safety Standards and Training voted unanimously this morning at its quarterly meeting to approve the recommendation and add the name of Bend Police Sergeant John Lawrence to the State’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Memorial during the May 2019 ceremony.

Staff Recommendation: The death meets the criteria for the Oregon Law Enforcement Officer Memorial.  Oregon Administrative Rule 259-008-0100 (ii) A fatal injury may include a medical condition which arises out of law enforcement actions or training for enforcement action or emergency response causing an officer's death immediately or within 24 hours or causing her/his death during a continuous period of hospitalization resulting from a law enforcement action.

The State memorial currently honors 183 fallen Oregon law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty since the 1880s. This includes officers from city, county, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies who have served as law enforcement officers, corrections officers, and parole and probation officers.  The recent line of duty death of Ashland Police Officer Malcus Williams, whose name will also be added during the 2019 ceremony, and the addition of Bend Police Sgt. John Lawrence sadly will raise the number of officers honored on the state memorial to 185.

For more information on the Oregon Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Memorial please visit: http://www.oregon.gov/DPSST/AT/pages/olememorial.aspx

Board on Public Safety Standards and Training Meeting Recap - 10/25/18

The Board on Public Safety Standards and Training held its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting this morning, Thursday, October 25, 2018, in the Boardroom of the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem.

To increase the public's trust, the Oregon legislature has mandated the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training establish minimum standards that are required to be met and maintained by Oregon's providers of public safety, including police officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, telecommunicators (9-1-1), emergency medical dispatchers, public safety instructors, and OLCC regulatory specialists. The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is responsible for certifying public safety professionals who meet all of the Board-established intellectual, physical and moral fitness standards and for denying, suspending or revoking the certification of those who do not meet or fall below these standards.

The Board welcomed its newest member, Thomas Thomas, a representative of the private security industry, to his first meeting.  The Board also thanked outgoing members Jeff Herring of the City of Tigard Police Department and Casey Duncan of the City of Salem for their years of dedicated service.

Recap of Board Actions -

Personnel Actions - Consent Agenda - Unanimous Vote to Approve

Fire

OAR 259-009-0010 and OAR 259-009-0059 – Proposed rule change – Application for Personnel Affiliation and Certification Eligibility (E-1 Form)

Cheyenne McEwen DPSST#36822 (Jefferson County RFPD#1) – Deny Certification

Samantha Morey DPSST#18786 (West Valley Fire District) – Deny Application to Instruct and Revoke Certifications

David R. Morey DPSST#13538 (West Valley Fire District) – Revoke Certification

Criminal Justice

OAR 259-008-0075 – Proposed Rule Change – Approve - Sheriff Eligibility Determinations

Eric Petersen DPSST#33872 (Molalla Police Department) – Revoke Certification

Bradley Johnston DPSST#27723 (Astoria Police Department - retired) – No Action

Daniel Thurman DPSST #43666 (Silverton Police Department) – Suspend Certification

Thomas Fleming DPSST#55747 (Marion County Sheriff’s Office) – No Action

Brock Mittelbach DPSST#41816 (Dept. of Corrections CCCF) – Revoke Certification

Mario Lagao DPSST#53203 (Dept. of Corrections EOCI) – Revoke Certification

Colin Duncan DPSST#44454 (Klamath County Sheriff’s Office) - Revoke and Deny Application for Training

Talissa Baldovino DPSST#58666 (Union County Sheriff’s Office) – No Action against application for Training and Subsequent Certification

Shawn King DPSST#49251 (Department of Corrections - SRCI) – Revoke Certification

Cory Thornton DPSST#53006 (DOC – currently not employed) - Revoke certification

Jennifer Stolt DPSST#42217 (Junction City Police Department) – No Action

Private Security/Private Investigator

OAR 259-060-0450 and 259-061-0200 – Proposed Rule Change – Removal of cease and desist language

OAR 259-060-0010 et al – Proposed Rule Change – Temporary work permits

OAR 259-060-0010 et al – Proposed Rule Change - Emergency suspension for failure of annual firearms training or renewal training standards and changes to the annual due date requirement – with staff-recommended amendments

Other Actions

The Board approved the addition of Sergeant John Lawrence DPSST#31555 - City of Bend Police Department to the Oregon Fallen Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial during the 2019 Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

The Board approved changes to the Basic Parole & Probation Curriculum

The Board approved OAR 259-012-0005, 259-013-0300 and 259-025-0000 – Proposed Rule Change

The next meeting of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training is set for January 24, 2019

Board, and Policy Committee, meeting minutes can be found online at http://www.oregon.gov/DPSST/BD/pages/index.aspx

Background Information about the Board and Department

The Board consists of 24 members representing city, county and state public safety professionals representing each of the disciplines (police, fire, 9-1-1, corrections, private security), and a private citizen appointed by the Governor. The current Board Chair is Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office the Vice-Chair is Citizen Member Patricia Patrick-Joling. The Board includes administrators as well as non-management representatives from statewide organizations. The Board represents more than 40,000 public safety professionals and establishes minimum standards for the training and certification of city, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security/private investigator providers, and makes determinations on waiver requests. The Board is supported by six policy committees and a number of sub-committees representing the public safety disciplines, which provide technical expertise and serve as vital links to public safety organizations. The Board operates in close partnership with the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) implements minimum standards established by the Board for training and certification of city, county, tribal and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers. DPSST provides training to more than 20,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem; certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director of DPSST.

DPSST Fire Policy Committee Meeting Canceled - 10/25/18

For Immediate Release                                                         

October 25, 2018

Contact:          Mona Riesterer
                        (503) 378-2431

NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELED

The Fire Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training has canceled the meeting scheduled on November 28, 2018

The next Fire Policy Committee meeting will be scheduled on February 27, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

## Background Information on the DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem: certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

DPSST Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee - Notice of Cancelation - 10/22/18

For Immediate Release                                          

October 22, 2018

Contact: Mona Riesterer
             (503) 378-2431

**Cancelation Notice of Regular Meeting**

The Private Security/Investigator Policy Committee of the Board of Public Safety Standards and Training has canceled their regular meeting that was scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on November 20, 2018  The next meeting is scheduled for February 19, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m. .  

DPSST Police Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled - 10/22/18

For Immediate Release                                        

October 22, 2018

Contact: Mona Riesterer
                 (503) 378-2431

Notice of Regular Meeting     

The Police Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting at 10:00 a.m. on November 15, 2018.  The meeting will be held in the Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon.  The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities.  A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting by calling the contact listed above.

Dial-in number: 888-273-3658 and Participant code: 4711910

If you dial-in for the meeting, please mute your phone unless you are addressing the group.  Doing so will enable you to hear the meeting more effectively.

Agenda Items:

1.  Introductions

2. *Approve August 16, 2018 Meeting Minutes 

3. *Approval for Changes to the Basic Police Curriculum

Presented by Staci Yutzie

4. *Proposed Rule Changes for OAR 259-008-0085; Updates the Rule for Consistency and to Reflect the Current Regulatory Specialist FTM Version

Presented by Jennifer Howald

5. *Administrative Closures – Police & Regulatory Specialists

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

6.  *White, Larissa DPSST #52624 – Basic Police Certification; Turner Police Department

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

7.  *Craig, Stephen DPSST #37427 – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Police Certification; Bend Police Department

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

8.  *Charpilloz, Jeffrey DPSST #32160 – Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory Police Certifications; Mt. Angel Police Department

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

9. *Knudson, Kelvin DPSST #16989 – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Police Certifications; Not Affiliated

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

10. *Humphrey, Matthew DPSST #37988 – Basic Police Certification; Washington County Sheriff’s Office

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

11. *Law Enforcement Memorial Wall Nomination- Deputy Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Anderson; Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office

Presented by Eriks Gabliks 

12. Department Update

13. Next Police Policy Committee Meeting –   February 21, 2019

 

## Background Information on the BPSST and DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

 

           

 

DPSST Corrections Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled - 10/22/18

For Immediate Release                                        

October 22, 2018

Contact:                Mona Riesterer
                                (503) 378-2431

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Corrections Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. on November 13, 2018. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon.  The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities.  A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting by calling the contact listed above. 

Dial-in number: 888-273-3658 and Participant code: 4711910

If you dial-in for the meeting, please mute your phone unless you are addressing the group.  Doing so will enable you to hear the meeting more effectively.

Agenda Items:

1.  Introductions

2.  *Approval of Meeting Minutes

Approve the August 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes of the Corrections Policy Committee

3.  Quarterly Review of DOC BCC: Information Only

Presented by Bob Sigleer

4.  *Proposed Rule changes for OAR 259-008-0085; Updating the Course Testing Standards for the Basic Parole & Probation Course

Presented by Jennifer Howald

5.  Administrative Closures – Corrections & Parole & Probation

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

6.  *Poe, Chance DPSST #58554-Application for Training and Subsequent Certification;  Department of Corrections – SRCI

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

7.  *Escobar Mateos, Neftali DPSST # 58912-Application for Training and Subsequent Certification; Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

8.  *Yetter, Manuel DPSST #56427- Application for Certification; Department of Corrections-TRCI

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

9.  *Foster, Leanne DPSST #49948-Basic Corrections Certification; Department of Corrections -EOCI

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

10. *Gerken, Aaron DPSST #59138-Application for Certification; Department of Corrections-OSP

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

11. *Copple, Matthew DPSST #48237-Basic and Intermediate Corrections Certifications; Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office

Presented by Kristen Hibberds

12. *Law Enforcement Memorial Wall Nomination – Deputy Sheriff Irving Lawrence Burkett; Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office

Presented by Eriks Gabliks

13.  Staff Update

14.  Next Regularly Scheduled Meeting – February 12, 2019 @ 1:30 p.m.

## Background Information on the BPSST and DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

 

           

 

Parole & Probation Officers to Graduate from Oregon Public Safety Academy - 10/22/18

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) is pleased to announce the graduation of its 78th Basic Parole & Probation Officer Class on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Oregon Public Safety Academy at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE in Salem, Oregon.  The event will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a reception to follow after the ceremony.  Carmen Smith, Branch of Public Safety manager of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs will be the guest speaker.  All family and friends of students, supervisors, department heads and elected officials are welcome to attend.

 

The graduating students appreciate the family, friends and guests who make graduation an appropriate conclusion to their basic training at the Oregon Public Safety Academy.

Reception immediately following.

Roster of Basic Parole and Probation Class 78

 

Parole & Probation Officer Reynaldo Ayala 

Lincoln County Community Corrections

 

Parole & Probation Officer Christine Barrington      

Washington County Community Corrections

 

Parole & Probation Officer Neftali Beas       

Jackson County Community Justice

 

Parole & Probation Officer Smita Chand     

DOC/Douglas County Community Corrections

 

Deputy Sheriff Charles Estes

Crook County Sheriff's Office

 

Parole & Probation Officer Jacob Hostetter 

Lincoln County Community Corrections

 

Parole & Probation Officer Jasmani Mendes-Melgoza         

Klamath County Community Corrections

 

Parole & Probation Officer Elizabeth Orozco           

Warm Springs Parole & Probation

 

Parole & Probation Officer Joseph Quinn     

DOC/Douglas County Community Corrections

 

Parole & Probation Officer Pamela Ramsey 

Yamhill County Department of Community Justice

 

Parole & Probation Officer David Thomas   

Washington County Community Corrections

 

Parole & Probation Officer Raylene Thomas

Warm Springs Parole & Probation

 

## Background Information on the DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.


DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem: certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.