SALEM — The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) recently graduated its 406th Basic Police Class, including local officers Jeremy Baker of the Umatilla Tribal Police Department and Robert Lowrance of the Stanfield Police Department.

The Basic Police Class is 16 weeks in length and includes dozens of training areas including survival skills, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, ethics, cultural diversity, problem solving, community policing, elder abuse, drug recognition, and dozens of other subjects.

Basic Police Class 406 will graduate during a private ceremony at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem on Thursday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m. due to COVID restrictions.

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