Announcing Sheriff John Hanlin


Sheriff John Hanlin has been the Douglas County Sheriff since 2009 but has been with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office since 1989. Douglas County is not only the Sheriff’s home town, but is also the home to Umpqua… Read More

Announcing Captain Christopher Vanghele


The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting:  An Emergency Response Retrospective On 12/14/12 the Newtown Police Department responded to one of the worst school shootings in history.  A lone gunman shot his way into the Sandy Hook Elementary School… Read More

Meet Keynote Speaker Bernie James


In August we announced that Dr. Bernard James is our keynote speaker for the 2017 school safety conference. For those not familiar with Bernie, here’s a little bit about him… Professor Bernard James teaches courses in Civil Rights,… Read More

2017 Conference Registration is OPEN


OSROA is pleased to announce that registration for our 2017 School Safety Conference is OPEN. The conference runs July 30 – August 2, 2017 at Salishan Golf and Spa Resort on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Conference planning is still… Read More

Follow us on Social Media


You can stay up to date with news and announcements from OSROA by following us on Facebook and Twitter. The content is… well the content is exactly the same, at least most of the time. But why run… Read More

Studies prove… SRO’s are good!


It takes a special person to be a cop. It takes a special cop to be an SRO. While it is true that some small agencies assign police officers to the position of SRO based on seniority, most of us… Read More

2016 Keynote Speaker A.J. DeAndrea


It is time for one more exciting conference announcement. OSROA is pleased to welcome Keynote Speaker A.J. DeAndrea to our 2016 School Safety Conference. Sergeant A.J. DeAndrea has been with the Arvada, Colorado Police Department since 1993 and is… Read More

2016 Keynote Speaker Karen Williams

Front Cover.indd

It’s not often that OSROA brings back presenters from out of state. When we do, it’s because they’re phenomenal. Karen Williams, MSSW, is known for her amazing ability to explain the latest neuroscience in ways that are easy… Read More

Welcome Keynote Speaker Kristina Anderson


The time has come for another exciting conference announcement! The Oregon School Resource Officers Association is delighted to introduce Kristina Anderson as a featured presenter at our 2016 School Safety Conference. On April 16, 2007, Kristina Anderson went… Read More

Welcome Keynote Speaker Frank DeAngelis[1]

The Oregon School Resource Officers Association is thrilled to make our first keynote announcement for 2016. Retired Principal Frank DeAngelis, who served Columbine High School for 35 years, will be presenting at our 2016 School Safety Conference on… Read More