Oregon State Sheriff's Association https://oregonsheriffs.org Information about and resource for Oregon state Sheriffs and civilian members. Fri, 28 Jun 2019 23:05:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Executive Director’s Message https://oregonsheriffs.org/executive-directors-message-2/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/executive-directors-message-2/#respond Fri, 28 Jun 2019 23:05:12 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6927 I would like to welcome all of our new members and say hello to all of our other partners/members who help make the Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association (OSSA) and this magazine possible. 2019 has been interesting so far. The legislative session is in full swing and has been keeping several of us very busy, which I will touch on later. ...

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President’s Message https://oregonsheriffs.org/presidents-message-2/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/presidents-message-2/#respond Fri, 28 Jun 2019 23:02:02 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6921 As chair of the Oregon Task Force on School Safety, it has been amazing to follow the success of the SafeOregon tip line. SafeOregon (www.SafeOregon.com) is a safety tip line for K-12 schools, managed by our partners at the Oregon State Police. It emerged out of recommendations made in 2015 by the task force. Schools must sign up to participate ...

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Do you know a teen interested in law enforcement? This may be the camp for them! https://oregonsheriffs.org/do-you-know-a-teen-interested-in-law-enforcement-this-may-be-the-camp-for-them/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/do-you-know-a-teen-interested-in-law-enforcement-this-may-be-the-camp-for-them/#respond Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:10:45 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6901 The post Do you know a teen interested in law enforcement? This may be the camp for them! appeared first on Oregon State Sheriff's Association.

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Lessons learned from motherhood support Kristin Dailey’s career in Baker County https://oregonsheriffs.org/lessons-learned-from-motherhood-support-kristin-daileys-career-in-baker-county/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/lessons-learned-from-motherhood-support-kristin-daileys-career-in-baker-county/#respond Sat, 11 May 2019 12:30:09 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6784 Kristin Dailey grew up in Eugene, Oregon, with a mother who worked for 30 years at the Eugene Police Department as a 911 dispatcher. Upon moving to Baker City, Dailey would follow in her mother’s footsteps, beginning her career in dispatch. “One of my friends in Baker worked for law enforcement and she talked me into applying for the job,” ...

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Deputy Margarita Cage tackles her career in law enforcement fearlessly https://oregonsheriffs.org/deputy-margarita-cage-tackles-her-career-in-law-enforcement-fearlessly/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/deputy-margarita-cage-tackles-her-career-in-law-enforcement-fearlessly/#respond Fri, 10 May 2019 12:30:32 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6779 Born in Costa Rica, Deputy Margarita Cage grew up in a rough neighborhood where crime was prevalent. It was as a young child that Deputy Cage became interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, because she knew what it felt like to live in an unsafe environment. “As a little girl, I would see police officers coming into my ...

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Deputy Beckie McBride on women in law enforcement https://oregonsheriffs.org/deputy-beckie-mcbride-on-women-in-law-enforcement/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/deputy-beckie-mcbride-on-women-in-law-enforcement/#respond Mon, 06 May 2019 12:24:49 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6752 For Deputy Beckie McBride, working at the Linn County Sheriff’s Office is about more than just policing, it’s about community caretaking. In her eight-year career at the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy McBride has served as a control room operator in the jail and a deputy in the corrections, patrol and civil divisions. While she has enjoyed all these roles, ...

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Sergeant Jennifer Houdek, Linn County’s “soccer mom for bad boys” https://oregonsheriffs.org/sergeant-jennifer-houdek-linn-countys-soccer-mom-for-bad-boys/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/sergeant-jennifer-houdek-linn-countys-soccer-mom-for-bad-boys/#respond Wed, 01 May 2019 12:24:49 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6750 Sergeant Jennifer Houdek, Linn County’s “soccer mom for bad boys” Over two decades ago, if you told Sergeant Jennifer Houdek that she would have a long career in law enforcement, she would have laughed. At the time, she was a single mother and barely making ends meet. Her father, the Fire Chief in Lebanon, Oregon, called to tell her that ...

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Interested in a career as a FBI Special Agent? https://oregonsheriffs.org/interested-in-a-career-as-a-fbi-special-agent/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/interested-in-a-career-as-a-fbi-special-agent/#respond Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:14:03 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6621 The post Interested in a career as a FBI Special Agent? appeared first on Oregon State Sheriff's Association.

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Executive Director’s Message https://oregonsheriffs.org/executive-directors-message/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/executive-directors-message/#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:45:10 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6578 Well, 2018 sure went fast, and 2019 seems to be going even quicker. We are currently in the legislative session, and it appears it’s going to be worse than the 2017 session. With one party having a majority in the House and Senate we are seeing many bills that could really harm public safety. However, we remain committed to working ...

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President’s Message https://oregonsheriffs.org/presidents-message/ https://oregonsheriffs.org/presidents-message/#respond Sat, 13 Apr 2019 14:41:53 +0000 https://oregonsheriffs.org/?p=6575 We’ve come a long way since the position of sheriff originated in ninth-century England. The concept of a county protector made its way to the New World when Virginia appointed Captain William Stone to the job of sheriff (then called “shire”) of Northampton in 1634. William Waters became the New World’s first elected sheriff in 1652. Today, there are about ...

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