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Two New OSP Recruit Troopers Graduating from Oregon Public Safety Academy
06/17/2010
Ms. Renee Bryant
Employee Services & Organizational Development
Office: (503) 934-0258
 
Lieutenant Mike Peterson
Training Division
Office: (503) 378-4485

Two Oregon State Police (OSP) recruit troopers will graduate with 37 other recruit officers from other law enforcement agencies Friday, June 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) basic police training program.
 
A total of thirty-nine new officers are graduating - two OSP recruit troopers, one Oregon Humane Society special agent, and 13 county and 23 city recruit officers. The two OSP recruit troopers will be reporting to their assignments at:
  • Salem Area Command – Recruit Brian Glaser, age 25 (Fish & Wildlife Division)
  • Tillamook Work Site – Recruit Jace Hall, age 24 (Patrol Services Division)

 
Starting January 2007, OSP recruit trooper training incorporated Department specific training and the 16-week DPSST training program with newly hired city and county officers at the Oregon Public Safety Academy. In addition to OSP specific training they receive before and after Basic Police Training, OSP recruit troopers' also go through a two to three month field training program with veteran OSP trooper.
 
The Basic Police Class No. 318 graduation ceremony marks the completion of 16 weeks of Basic Police Training for the 27th fully-integrated basic police class facilitated by DPSST. The graduation ceremony will take place at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Highway, in Salem. DPSST provides statutorily-required basic training to newly hired city police officers, county sheriff's deputies and OSP troopers.
 
Anyone interested in becoming an Oregon State Police Trooper may obtain more information on the OSP web site in the "Now Hiring" section. Starting April 1, 2010, the OSP recruit trooper application process went paperless with the activation of our online application process. The OSP recruiting website, www.osptrooper.com has a link to the application and additional OSP information, the application process, and who to contact with questions.
 
Questions regarding DPSST can be directed to DPSST Director Eriks Gabliks at (503) 378-2332.
 

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The Oregon State Police is a full-service public safety agency providing diverse services to the citizens of Oregon. Our mission is to enhance livability and safety by protecting the people, property, and natural resources of the state. To realize our vision and accomplish our mission our objectives are to BE THERE (be ready and able to respond to the increasing needs of Oregonians); PREVENT HARM (engage in vigilant enforcement of laws and regulations while making Oregon's roadways safe and reducing our citizen's exposure to crime, fire and disasters); and, SUPPORT OREGON COMMUNITIES (providing specialized services and assistance throughout Oregon in support of the statewide public safety infrastructure).