January 11, 2023

OACP's 2023 Winter Conference is underway! About 170 law enforcement leaders from around Oregon are gathered in Seaside for committee and board meetings, along with OEDI training presented by Renn Cannon (Retired FBI, SAC) and Sheriff Mike Reese (Multnomah Co. S.O.). After the training is the always-enjoyed reception that OEDI has taken the lead on.

See below a peek at what has been happening on day one of the conference.


Thank you to our conference sponsors:

Oregon News


How Washington County hopes to unclog its backlog of criminal defendants who don’t have public defenders
The Oregonian
Attorneys in Washington County are hoping to fast-track up to 100 criminal cases that have sat idle on courtroom dockets – sometimes for months – because of a lack of public defenders.
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Bend could see psilocybin service centers open by May: Here are the rules
Central Oregon Daily News
The Oregon Health Authority announced its Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS) branch that has begun accepting applications for licenses for manufacturers, laboratories, service centers and facilitators.
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Oregon lawmakers propose nearly 2,000 bills ahead of 2023 Legislative Session
Oregon's legislative session kicks off next Tuesday, and so far lawmakers have submitted nearly 2,000 bills they hope to take up.
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National News


Judge blocks some of New Jersey's new gun restrictions
A federal judge on Monday blocked parts of a recently passed New Jersey law restricting where people in the state may carry guns, an early test of some states' efforts to pass gun control measures in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year expanding gun rights nationwide.
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Idaho governor touts funding for education, public safety
AP News
Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced proposals Monday for property tax relief, education funding and efforts to fight the influx of illegal fentanyl during his annual State of the State address.
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Missouri law enforcement agency is asking people to get drunk in front of them
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office put out a call for daytime drinkers to come to one of their stations — saying "we buy, you drink." They need intoxicated people for field sobriety test training.
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