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News Release
DPSST Basic Police Revision Advisory Panel Meeting Scheduled - 04/10/18

For Immediate Release                                          

April 10, 2018

Contact:              Staci Yutzie

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Basic Police Revision Advisory Panel for Phase 2 will hold a regular meeting on April 27, 2018 from 11:00a-2:00p.  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 deaf or hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting by calling the contact listed above. 

Agenda Items:

  • Welcome
  • Topic Discussion- What are the important concepts for a new officer to learn at the academy related to:
    1. Law, Legal Applications, Report Writing, Court
    2. Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, Trauma
    3. De-Escalation
    4. Use of Force, Less Lethal
    5. Defensive Tactics, Confrontational Simulation
    6. Firearms
    7. Tactical Movement, Building Searches
  • Sub-Group Identification
  • Development Discussion- Instructional Goals, Learning Outcomes, Course Content
  • Development Tasks for May
  • Conclusion

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 Basic Police Revision Advisory Panel 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.


## 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.


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