February 15, 2023


April 4 - 7

Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center
Bend, Oregon



Members: $340
Non-members: $360
Registration will increase by $20 on March 20.

Rooms are available for $120 (per diem rate plus tax/fees) in OACP's room block through March 6. After that they are released to the public. Click here to reserve a room. Please note that though the reservation link indicates dates from Tuesday through Friday, you can easily choose Mon. night as well (if participating in committee meetings requires you to be there bright and early Tues morn!). Or, if you prefer, call 1-866-453-4480.

Click here for a casual informational video on ETHOS Training Academy and their philosophy of professional development and leadership.

Jeffrey S. Crapo, COL (R)
ETHOS Academy

Colonel (Retired) Jeffrey Crapo is a native of Medford, OR. He graduated from North Medford High School where he was a member of the varsity football and wrestling teams. He entered the United States Army on June 10, 1994, and was commissioned as a Distinguished Military Graduate through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at Western Oregon State College where he graduated with honors and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Read more about Jeffrey Crapo.

Gregory A. Costanzo
ETHOS Academy

Greg Costanzo grew up in Southern Oregon where he enjoyed playing sports including baseball and football for the North Medford High School Black Tornado. After graduating high school in 1990, Greg attended Western Oregon State College (WOSC) where he enrolled in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). In 1994, Greg graduated from WOSC as a Distinguished Military Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Read more about Greg Costanzo.

Topic: "Harnessing Leadership Series: The Purpose, Direction and Motivation of Leadership”

Leadership is defined as the process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation to accomplish the mission/job and improve the organization. Purpose is the why in everything we do and the grounding force in our lives. Direction provides the how to accomplish all the tasks and goals we have. Motivation is the will to do what is necessary to make all of this happen. Leadership is one of the key components to effectiveness and achieving success in life. This course will focus on how to unlock your purpose, develop direction, and instill the motivation to increase your effectiveness in all facets of your life.

Course Objectives: Increase your personal and professional effectiveness through the application of leadership. Enhance your team and organization through the understanding of self-leadership. Recognize how leadership enables teams and organizations to realize their vision by increasing the effectiveness of all their members. Understand and assess yourself. Analyze your character and the five elements of character. Understand the leadership principles and their value as a leader.


Oregon News


Oregon Governor Appoints Public Safety Administrators
Northwest Observer
Governor Tina Kotek announced that she hired Casey Codding to serve as the superintendent of the Oregon State Police (OSP), and Philip Castle to serve as the director of the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).
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Salem Police prepares for full roll out of body-worn cameras for officers
Press Release
The Salem Police Department announces today the completion of the necessary steps to fully launch its body-worn camera program.
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Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission director resigns amid bourbon hoarding scandal
Oregon Capital Chronicle
The executive director of Oregon’s liquor control agency will step down Wednesday as the state attorney general begins a criminal investigation into corruption.
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National News


Hattiesburg police officer awarded for saving choking infant
HPD officials said Lieutenant Joe Kennedy, a DEA Group Supervisor and Forrest County Sheriff’s Office TFO Travis Breland were eating lunch at Mom and Dad’s Country Cooking in Petal on Monday, January 23. A waitress frantically approached the men about an infant in the restaurant who was choking and unable to breathe.
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Georgia police, medical examiners could get help paying student loans
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Georgia lawmakers got their first close look last week at Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposal to repay student loans for up to 800 new local and state police officers.
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FBI New Haven Hosts High School Students for Law Enforcement Camp
NBC Connecticut
The week-long summer camp helped students learn more about what the agency does behind closed doors. She and other students tell NBC Connecticut that it’s more than just simple investigations.
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