June 19, 2017 9:55 a.m.
Three new deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office graduated from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Corrections Academy on Friday.
Following six weeks of classroom and skills training deputy’s Daniel Barden, Randy DeVore and Kacie Ogbin graduated. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin and members of his command staff attended the ceremony.
The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county, and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.