Oregon State Sheriff's Association https://oregonsheriffs.org Information about and resource for Oregon state Sheriffs and civilian members. Thu, 31 May 2018 21:33:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Mid-Valley Student Threat Assessment Team https://oregonsheriffs.org/mid-valley-student-threat-assessment-team/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/mid-valley-student-threat-assessment-team/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 21:33:11 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5300 Mid-Valley Student Threat Assessment Team co-chaired by Salem-Keizer Public Schools: A community-based, multi-agency system that assesses potential student aggression and designs intervention strategies to decrease risk. Watch informational video here For more information visit http://www.studentthreatassessment.org/student-threat-assessment-system  

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ORCOPS Does Not Represent The Views of Oregon Sheriffs or Chiefs of Police https://oregonsheriffs.org/orcops-does-not-represent-the-views-of-oregon-sheriffs-or-chiefs-of-police/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/orcops-does-not-represent-the-views-of-oregon-sheriffs-or-chiefs-of-police/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 20:09:13 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5297 May 31, 2018 In 2015, a labor organization representing police officers called the Oregon Coalition of Police and Sheriffs (ORCOPS) was formed after a series of primarily Portland/Tri County area police unions broke away from the Oregon Council of Police Associations (another police and corrections union organization). On several occasions since ORCOPS launched their organization, legislators, staff, civilians, and many ...

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OSSA “Statement on Collaborative Approach to Reducing Gun Violence” https://oregonsheriffs.org/ossa-statement-on-collaborative-approach-to-reducing-gun-violence/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/ossa-statement-on-collaborative-approach-to-reducing-gun-violence/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 20:03:52 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5295 May 31, 2018 OREGON STATE SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION Statement on Collaborative Approach to Reducing Gun Violence Background: The Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association (OSSA) and its members are strongly committed to reducing gun violence and promoting public safety in Oregon’s 36 counties. We mourn the loss of all innocent life through criminal acts involving firearms and welcome the ongoing public discussion around ...

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OSSA Asks Oregon Congressional Delegation For Support and Leadership Addressing California Sea Lions Predation On Fish Runs https://oregonsheriffs.org/5292-2/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/5292-2/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 19:58:58 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5292 The following letter was sent to Oregon’s congressional delegation: May 31, 2018 U.S. Representative Kurt Schrader U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer U.S. Representative Greg Walden U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley U.S. Senator Ron Wyden RE: H.R 2083 and S1702 To Oregon’s congressional delegation, The Oregon State Sheriffs Association would like your support and leadership ...

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Message from the President – Spring 2018 https://oregonsheriffs.org/message-from-the-president-spring-2018/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/message-from-the-president-spring-2018/#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:28:04 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5189 Matt English, Hood River County Sheriff & OSSA President In December of 2012, I was invited to the Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference as a Sheriff-elect. I was immediately in awe that I would soon be part of this organization. Very quickly, I realized that it would be in my best interest and the best interest of my county ...

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Message from the Executive Director – Spring 2018 https://oregonsheriffs.org/message-from-the-executive-director-spring-2018/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/message-from-the-executive-director-spring-2018/#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:11:52 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5184 John Bishop, OSSA Executive Director & Retired Curry County Sheriff It seems that 2018 is picking up where 2017 left off regarding your Sheriffs.  On Monday, February 5th, the Oregon Legislature convened the 2018 Legislative Session. Unlike the six-month sessions that are held in odd-numbered years, sessions in even-numbered years move much more quickly because of the limited number of ...

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Oregon State Sheriff’s Association to deliver statewide training to law enforcement agencies on domestic violence https://oregonsheriffs.org/oregon-state-sheriffs-association-to-deliver-statewide-training-to-law-enforcement-agencies-on-domestic-violence/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/oregon-state-sheriffs-association-to-deliver-statewide-training-to-law-enforcement-agencies-on-domestic-violence/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:15:09 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5124 NEWS RELEASE: Oregon State Sheriff’s Association to deliver statewide training to law enforcement agencies on domestic violence; video/interviews available http://www.clackamas.us/…/2018-03-21-CC… ________ VIDEO/SOUNDBITES FOR MEDIA (.m4v format): https://www.dropbox.com/…/PowerDMSPress… SAMPLE VIDEO FROM DV TRAINING SERIES, ON STRANGULATION: https://www.powerdms.com/…/docum…/866414 ________ Domestic violence is a crime and a serious public health problem. Law enforcement is often on the front lines responding to these calls, ...

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Heroin – Fact Sheet https://oregonsheriffs.org/heroin-fact-sheet/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/heroin-fact-sheet/#respond Tue, 27 Feb 2018 22:31:45 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5087 The post Heroin – Fact Sheet appeared first on Oregon State Sheriff's Association.

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Scam Alert – OSSA does not solicit donations of any kind via telephone! https://oregonsheriffs.org/scam-alert-ossa-not-solicit-donations-kind-via-telephone/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/scam-alert-ossa-not-solicit-donations-kind-via-telephone/#respond Tue, 27 Feb 2018 19:23:45 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=5083 ATTENTION ALL OREGON RESIDENTS!!!!! Our office just received a phone call from a concerned Linn County resident. At approximately 7pm on 2/26/2018 they received a call from someone stating they were with the Association and raising money for a fundraiser. We advised the resident that it was not OSSA and to contact Linn County Sheriff’s Office. We wanted to let you ...

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Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony May 8, 2018 https://oregonsheriffs.org/oregon-law-enforcement-memorial-ceremony/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/oregon-law-enforcement-memorial-ceremony/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 20:18:28 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=4957 Hosted by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards & Training, the 2018 Oregon Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM. The ceremony will consist of honors conducted by honor guard units from across the state and will feature several prominent speakers. It is free, open to the public, and is held ...

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