The OPCA Eboard and Trainers would like to thank the speakers, decoys, Village Baptist Church, The Washington County Fair Complex and the City of Hillsboro Parks and Recreation (Hillsboro Stadium) for making our Fall Seminar a success. Additionally, we want to recognize the OPCA membership for all of their hard work, patience and receptiveness to the training. The Spring '16 Seminar in Canyonville will be here soon!
- To promote friendship and brotherhood among all those interested in the training and use of the canine in police work.
- To improve the abilities of the canine, thereby rendering better service to the community.
- To coordinate the exchange of any techniques of training or utilization of the police service dog.
- To improve the image of the working police dog in the populace in general through improved public service in the prevention and detection of crime.
- To aid and assist those law enforcement agencies making application for information concerning the establishment of canine sections within their respective governmental agencies.
- To have a skilled organization available and open for consultation by any government agency.
- To pass proposals, resolutions, amendments, etc. submitted by an Executive Board for the good of the Association.
- To coordinate the plans for and the execution of seminars and police canine trials.
- To promote and encourage police service dog teams to pass OPCA performance standards on a yearly basis.