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    Welcome to the Oregon Public Safety Academy, home of Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). Our mission is to promote excellence in public safety by delivering quality training and developing and upholding professional standards for police, fire, corrections, parole and probation, and telecommunications personnel, in addition to licensing private security providers and private investigators in Oregon.

    DPSST also regulates and licenses polygraph examiners, determines sheriff candidates' eligibility to run for office and provides staffing for the Public Safety Memorial Fund. We strive to provide resources and certification programs that public safety officers and local public safety organizations need to maintain the highest professional skill standards, stewardship and service to Oregon's communities and citizens. These services are based at our new, 236-acre academy and extend across the state through a network of regional training coordinators.

    Agency functions are guided by several Oregon Revised Statutes and our authority is defined specifically in Chapter No. 259 of the Oregon Administrative Rules. We are governed by a 24-member Board and six discipline-specific policy committees; we serve more than 35,000 public safety constituents across the state.
DPSST Information Forms and Facts

About the Agency

2018 DPSST Customer Service Survey

As part of the budget process, DPSST is required to report to the Legislature on certain performance measures based on constituent feedback. 

To ensure accurate measures two surveys have been created. Please complete the survey most appropriate to your discipline/business. Everyone is encouraged to respond.
Public Safety (CJ & FIRE): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NQKL56B
Private  Safety (PS/PI/POLY): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NMDMD28

2011-2019 Strategic Plan

Driving Directions to the Oregon Public Safety Academy


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Information for Instr​uctors

DPSST Budget Information

DPSST 2015-17 Legislatively Adopted Budget

DPSST 2017-19 Legislatively Adopted Budget

Legislative Update Information

2017 Legislative Update

Save Water Inside the Home

Save Water Outside the Home

Save Water on the Ranch or Farm



Criminal Justice Forms

Fire Forms

Private Security Forms

Private Investigator Forms

Professional Standards Complaint
To file a complaint against a public safety officer, polygraph examiner, private security provider or private investigator in Oregon.
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Graduation Dates & Times
Governor's Law Enforcement Medal of Honor
Memorial Information


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DPSST Human Resources