OPCA Fall Seminar, September 22 - 24, 2014
This will be a three day event to include guest speakers and two full days of working dog scenarios.
Location: Hallmark Resort, Newport, Oregon
Registration: Click here.
Standards testing for Patrol and Detection will be offered Sunday September 21st. Detection re-test will be Thursday September 25th. You MUST RSVP with the respective chair person, Shawn Gore (Patrol) / Rob Havice (Detection), prior to testing.
- 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.