May 17, 2023

Coming Soon! Tips and tools for making your association experience a smooth one.

Throughout the summer months, we're going to highlight several  association tips and tools we think will help our members better utilize OACP's platform. The following is a list of some of the ones we will be featuring. Be looking for these helpful hints in the weeks ahead.

  • Utilizing the OACP Training Center;
  • Accessing past Weekly Update newsletters and Board Minutes on OACP's website;
  • Finding past Messages, Invoices, and Submissions on your Profile Page;
  • Utilizing the Member Directory;
  • Reviewing other City Agency Contracts;
  • Sharing College Scholarship Program info with interested college students;
  • Leveraging the Sound Off Forum / Sound Off Index;
  • Highlighting Agency Review and Linebacker Programs;
  • Making the most of the Committee Management System (CMS);
  • Discovering potential vendor partners in OACP's Marketplace.

2023 Fall Conference

September 27 & 28 at DPSST

Mark your calendars in preparation for
this training at DPSST.

Cottage Grove Police Department

Chief of Police
Salary: $9,854-$12,576 monthly
Closing date: June 9, 2023

Click here for a job announcement.

Placing an advertisement with the OACP is a great way to expand the market reach of your personnel search.



Every May 15th Peace Officers Memorial Day pays tribute to local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice or been injured in the line of duty. The observance takes place during Police Week.

The OACP would like to thank all those law enforcement leaders who serve our communities in Oregon, and remember those who have made the greatest sacrifice. Heroes are never forgotten. 

Oregon News


‘It’s About Time’: Law Enforcement Agencies Crack Down on Street Racing
Portland police announced multiple agencies held a street racing mission over the weekend and arrested multiple people who they say took part. This comes as state lawmakers are considering a bill that would crack down on illegal racing.
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Republican Walkout of State Senate Continues as 4th Senator gets 10 Unexcused Absences
The Oregonian
Republican senators on Tuesday showed no signs of ending their walkout as a fourth senator reached 10 unexcused absences, which disqualifies legislators from serving another term of office.
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Governor Tina Kotek Calls for Bold Action in Response to New Revenue Forecast
Oregon.Gov Press Release 
The Office of Economic Analysis presented the latest revenue forecast this morning, projecting an additional $1.96 billion in state revenue. The Governor restated her call for focusing on the state’s top priorities. In addition, the forecast provides the opportunity t o address a range of other urgent issues that are impacting Oregonian’s daily lives. The figures below are in addition to those originally proposed in the Governor’s Recommended Budget.
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DPSST Basic Training Backlog Funding Request - Letter of Support
Oregon State Legislature Coalition Letter
Case for addressing the Law Enforcement basic training backlog crisis. Support for appropriation of additional resources to DPSST to increase capacity and reduce basic training delays.
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National News


Bellevue Police Officer to Receive Awards for De-Escalating Violence
Omaha World-Herald 
Jonathan Hobbs, a school resource officer, will receive the National Award of Valor from the National Association of School Resource Officers at the National School Safety Conference in Indianapolis on June 30.
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Mental Health Awareness Month: Narragansett PD Talk Special Training
Narragansett-South Kingstown (RI) Patch
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and to recognize it, Narragansett Police Chief Sean Corrigan highlighted the department's participation in programs designed to improve outcomes between police and people experiencing mental health crises.
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Kentucky Governor Hails Law Enforcement Successes in Fight Against Spread of Illegal Drugs
U.S. News
Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday highlighted law enforcement successes in blocking the spread of illegal drugs in Kentucky, offering an election-year response to Republican criticism of his record in fighting back against the deadly drug scourge. Beshear pointed to the seizure of 142 pounds (64 kilograms) of fentanyl in the past seven months and discussed the work by the state’s Counterdrug Program in supporting seizures of fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.
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