O S P O A M O N T H L Y T R O O P E R N E W S V O L . 2 6 , N O . 1 2 D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9
Parole a cop killer? No way!
Murderer Michael Sture stays in lockup ..............2, 3
Take a little time to read
Last-Minute Santa Jeff’s remarks about it
Fulfill visions of sugar plums at OSPOA .................. 8 Page 2
Kids and cops shop together during annual Douglas County “Shop With a Cop”
Nearly 20 area kids and their ‘Santa family. The officers helped the kids
helpers’—Douglas County area law pick out and pay for the gifts before
enforcement officers and Kmart asso- helping wrap them. Before leaving,
ciates - had their Saturday morning each child was given their own stock-
brightened during the area’s annual ing and a gift.
“Shop with a Cop” event at the Rose- “These kids come from unique and
burg Kmart store. at times difficult family situations,
For over two hours Saturday morn- often only coming in contact with
ing, Dec. 5, police officers from Oregon police officers in bad situations. Our
State Police, Roseburg Police Depart- goal is to let them know that we are
ment, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, there to help them in a positive envi-
Myrtle Creek Police Department, ronment. We want them to know we
Sutherlin Police Department and do care about them and think they
Winston Police Department helped are special,” said OSP Sergeant Steve
the children shop for special gifts for Mitchell.
the upcoming holiday season. All law enforcement agencies and
Douglas County Deputy Dwes Hutson participating officers expressed their
said the children were paired with a sincerest appreciation to the Kmart
law enforcement officer and given a associates who work very hard each year
$30 gift card to buy presents for their to make this event a success.
OSP makes tasty delivery to Special Olympians in broken bus
home. We thought nothing of assistance we would have Trooper Neville.
Theodore Geise of it until the bus began to requested of him. Much to everyone’s surprise,
Courtesy NRtoday.com lose power in Grants Pass. The This started as a joke, but the troopers agreed to pick up
bus gradually slowed until it the other volunteers and I a pizza order and deliver it to
I had the pleasure of volunteer- reached a crawl, before dying wondered aloud if it was pos- us post-haste. Within the time
ing with the Douglas County on the side of the freeway on sible to have pizza delivered it would have taken the local
Special Olympics bowling the top of a hill on the 56th to a broken-down bus on the pizza chains to deliver the
event over the past weeks. mile. side of the freeway. It was piping-hot pies to us directly,
On Saturday, Nov. 14th, I Much to the surprise of still over an hour before help another state trooper, Sgt.
accompanied these intrepid the volunteers and coaches, arrived and we were all grow- Mark Byrd from the Cen-
athletes to Medford for the none of the Special Olympi- ing hungry, with the exception tral Point office, delivered us
Regional Championship, and ans (or volunteers or coaches of Lisa who was living a bus warm, cheesy deliciousness.
let me say that the enthusi- for that matter) panicked. We driver’s nightmare. When we attempted to pay
asm and positive energy was all stayed cool as cucumbers One of the volunteers, Pat- them back for the meal, they
amazing. Several Douglas as phone calls were made in rick, decided to test the local refused. So not only did the
County Special Olympians an attempt to contact the bus pizza chains by seeing if they state police deliver us hungry up with our dinner, the hoots
brought home gold, silver dispatch to send rescue. would deliver us some warm Roseburgers pizza, but they and cheers from the group
and bronze medals, and even After a time, rescue was dinner while we were out in paid for it too! Another officer of Special Olympians was
the ones who did not were contacted and another bus the cold. He called two well- hailed Trooper Byrd a hero enough to warm the cockles
still hailed greatly for their was on its way from Roseburg known pizza chains, spoke and promptly delivered to of anyone’s heart, and this
accomplishments. to take us all home. In the with the managers, and was him a high-five. story goes to show that there
There were 26 of us on meantime, an Oregon State dismayed to find that neither Shortly after the pizza was are astounding people in this
the bus ride home back to trooper named Neville out of pizza company would make consumed, the replacement bus world. Even something as
Roseburg. The bus driver, a Grants Pass checked in on us a special exception to deliver arrived (driven by a friend of small as going out of one’s
wonderful woman named to find out how we were get- four cheese pizzas to an inop- mine) and we were safely on way to help people can make
Lisa, found it unsettling that ting on. He offered to provide erable bus filled with Special our way in a warm bus with a world of difference.
smoke was belching from the any assistance he could, but Olympians. Patrick, however, our tummies full of warm
Theodore Geise of Roseburg is a consumer service lead
exhaust pipe as we made our I don’t think he would have was determined to get us all pizza. with First Call Resolution by day and a fiction writer by
way onto the freeway back ever bargained on the type a hot meal and contacted When the police showed night. He can be reached at email@example.com.
V i s i t O S P O A’ s W e b P a g e : w w w . o s p o a . c o m T o E - m a i l O S P O A : l e i g h t y @ o s p o a . c o m
PA G E 2 D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S
A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Senior Trooper Jeff Leighty
Support, strength, resolve and dedication are inspiring to see
I hope you all enjoyed a safe and happy Thanksgiving Michael E. Sture, who murdered OSP Sgt. James Maj. Matt Lawson
holiday, and that your Christmas will be good too. Shepherd on May 22, 1980, in rural Clatsop County. HHC 41st IBCT (MNC -1)
The past month has been very busy. As I write this At the hearing, I met Virginia Shepherd, James Shep- TF Jungleer
we are preparing for what is likely the last contract herd’s widow, as well as his children and friends. Af- APO AE 09342
bargaining meeting of the year, on Dec. 8th. Unless ter inmate Sture was questioned by the Parole Board,
an agreement can be reached, it is likely that arbitra- Virginia Shepherd spoke about the impact of her hus- 1st. Lt. April Lang
tion will occur in February. The AOCE (corrections) band’s murder on their family. She spoke of James’s C Troop, 1-82 CAV
recently reached a tentative agreement which has parents, who never recovered from the tragic loss, TF Stetson
yet to be ratified as of this writing. and of their children, who grew up without their fa- Camp Liberty, VBC
On Tuesday, Nov. 24th, I was privileged to par- ther. The strength and resolve shown by Virginia and APO AE 09344
ticipate in the rally to support PPB Officer Chris her family was inspiring. I was honored to be present
Humphries in Portland. I received a call from PPA on behalf of all of the OSP family. I would also like 1st Sgt. Gavin McIlvenna
President Scott Westerman on the previous Friday, to recognize all of the retirees and current members HHT 1-82 CAV
requesting our presence. Even though it was a short who wrote to the State Parole Board in opposition of TF Stetson
notice, I nevertheless sent the information to the granting parole to Michael Sture. After listening to Camp Liberty, VBC
OSPOA reps in the area, hoping to get some re- Sture, my own opinion is that he has no human qual- APO AE 09334
sponse. I was disappointed to see only one other ities whatsoever. I’ll quote retired Lt. Dick Wiese, in
OSPOA member there among more than 300 PPA part: “Do the right thing and keep this son of a bitch MSgt. Carlos Barrientos (pictured on page 4),
members who attended. It was inspiring to see the in jail until he dies. His ‘life in prison sentence’ should Sgt. Dan Diamond, Sgt. Joe Godek,
participation and solidarity of their members. Most mean exactly that.” I couldn’t have said it better. In Maj. Bob Banks, Sgt. Travis Neubauer
impressive was the logistics that were required to put the end… parole denied. 41st IBCT
this rally together in a short four days. They are cur- There should be some news on the contract and TF Guardian
rently conducting a “no confidence” vote on their where we’re headed following the Dec. 8th meeting. COB Adder
chief and police commissioner. It’s a serious decision I’ll post more information on the OSPOA website at APO, AE 09331
and one that in the end I hope will put them on the that time.
road to better relationships with the city. Lack of sup- A large Postal Service flat rate box is only $13.95.
port from management is the chief contributor to Don’t forget our members deployed overseas! The OSPOA just sent each member a package con-
lack of morale. Many of us know what it is like to go As most of you know, we have eight OSPOA mem- taining beef jerky, pepperoni, snacks, an OSP T-shirt
through something like this. We went through it in bers currently deployed in Iraq. Please take time to and hat, and an Oregon flag.
the not so distant past. send them a letter—or better yet, a care package.
On Nov. 25th, I attended the parole hearing of Here are their addresses: Until next month, STAY SAFE!
Sentiment was loud, clear and unanimous: No parole for OSP trooper killer
November 10, 2009
Oregon Board of Parole
2575 Center Street NE, Ste. 100
Salem, Oregon 97301-4621
Ref: Parole Hearing of Michael E. Sture on November 25, 2009
Members of the Parole Board,
My name is Jeff Leighty, I am a Senior Trooper with the Oregon State
Police and President of the Oregon State Police Officers’ Association.
virginia shepherd , widow
I am writing this letter to request that you deny the parole of Michael E.
On May 22, 1980 Senior Trooper James Shepherd was ambushed and
killed without provocation.
Life imprisonment for the killing of a police officer should mean exactly
that. Michael Sture should spend the rest of his life in prison not only for
the crime that he committed but as a deterrent to others.
Senior Trooper James Shepherd gave his life for the citizens of Oregon.
To serve only twenty nine years of a life sentence for this Murder is an
affront to his family and all who protect and serve the citizens of Oregon.
Jeffrey M. Leighty
Oregon State Police Officers’ Association
michael sture , murderer osp sgt . james p . shepherd , deceased
O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 PA G E 3
Widow said: “Don’t let cop killer free”
Past, present district attorneys support family of slain OSP trooper in plea to parole board In Tacoma thousands turn
to a lengthy prison term in the never any closure in something
out for Lakewood police
Cannon Beach Citizen Oregon State Penitentiary. The like this,” she said. “I want to officers’ memorial service
shooting death shocked the do my best for Jim.”
The Svensen man convicted community and Shepherd’s Lt. Duane Stanton, com- TACOMA, Wash. — About 20,000 mourners, mostly
of shooting an Oregon State fellow officers, and left his mander of the Oregon State members of law enforcement from Washington state
Police trooper to death 29 family grieving. Police Astoria Area Command, and across the country, honored four slain officers
years ago was up for parole Virginia Shepherd, the slain said Sgt. Shepherd’s death who were remembered Tuesday as heroes and loving
Wednesday, Nov. 25th. trooper’s widow, was at the deeply affected the law enforce- family members.
Michael Sture pleaded guilty parole hearing, speaking in ment community and the A procession of 2,000 cars followed the flag-draped
to murdering Sgt. James P. opposition to Sture’s release. “I broader community. “It makes caskets of Sgt. Mark Renninger and Officers Ronald
Shepherd and was sentenced feel that I have to do it. There’s people feel less safe when they Owens, Tina Griswold, and Greg Richards to the Tacoma
see somebody is willing to kill Dome, where the memorial service was held. Several
Parole denied for OSP officer killer a police officer,” he said. candlelight vigils have been held for the officers since
Although Stanton never the shooting on Nov. 29, but Tuesday’s memorial ser-
Oregon Parole Board said it but still shot him again twice knew Sgt. Shepherd, his memory vice and procession are believed to be the largest in
would not release Michael Sture in the head. “When I grew up lives on through a photograph state history.
for at least three more years it wasn’t good to let something that hangs near the exit door “I would have gone through any door with Mark and
suffer. You kill something, you of the OSP office. The inscrip- I trusted him with any mission,” said Assistant Chief
kill something,” he said. “You tion reads: “They shall neither Mike Villa, of the Tukwila Police Department, where
By The Associated Press and take responsibility.” shun responsibility nor shrink Renninger once worked. “I will not forget Mark, the
The Daily Astorian Shepherd’s widow, Vir- from duty in the face of danger. good that he did or the life that he led.”
ginia Shepherd told The Daily In memory of Sgt. James P. The Lakewood officers were killed by a lone gunman
SALEM - The Oregon parole Astorian before the hearing, Shepherd, killed in the line of Nov. 29 before the start of their shift. Authorities say
board says a man who con- “There’s never any closure duty on May 22, 1980.” Maurice Clemmons singled them out and spared employ-
fessed to killing an off-duty in something like this.” At “We see his face every time ees and other customers at the coffee shop in Parkland,
Oregon State Police officer 29 Wednesday’s hearing, she said, we go in and out. It serves as a Tacoma suburb about 35 miles south of Seattle.
years ago will not be released “The Shepherd family has one a daily reminder to be con- Clemmons was shot to death last week by a Seattle
from prison for at least three question for Mr. Sture: Why stantly vigilant and honors his police officer after a two-day manhunt. Prosecutors said
more years. after 29 years - since you stole presence,” Stanton said. he received help from family and friends, and seven
Parole board Chairman our family member from us Two years ago, through the people have been arrested.
Aaron Felton called it a “hor- - you have never apologized efforts of Mel Jasmin, the U.S. “Our dad was a hero to many even long before he
rible, dreadful, savage crime” to any of us?” Marine Corps North Coast became a policeman,” said Richard’s teenage son,
and told 52-year-old Svensen Sture said in response, “Can Detachment 1228 created the Austin. “The way he lived his life spoke volumes.”
resident Michael Sture he I take it back? No. Can I offer Clatsop County Law Enforce- Lori Lightfoot and Sheila Chandler, both police
needs to “own that as part closure? No. There isn’t any- ment Officer of the Year Award detectives from Fresno, Calif., were among officers
of who you are” and begin thing I can do or say.” in honor of Shepherd. Any who traveled from as far away as New York, Chicago
rehabilitation. Sture said the murder was active or retired law enforce- and Canada for the service. They said the deaths of
Sture was 23 and fresh out necessary for his own survival. ment person may nominate an the four Lakewood officers brought back memories of
of prison for a theft convic- “I have my life because he active, certified law enforcement four Oakland police officers killed during a traffic stop
tion when he killed Sgt. James lost his,” Sture said. “That person employed or assigned to and a shootout in March.
Shepherd on May 22, 1980. brought me to a place that Clatsop County for this memo- “It’s just disbelief,” Lightfoot said. “It’s unbelievable
Sture told the panel he even though it was a tragedy rial award. The recipient this that it could happen again.”
encountered Shepherd in the and it was wrong, it opened year was Oregon State Police Gov. Chris Gregoire said that the sacrifice would not
Knappa woods and suspected my eyes to my own self.” Sr. Tpr. Jim Pierce. be forgotten, adding: “We owe the children of these
he was a police officer who Clatsop County Circuit Al Grogan, a retired senior officers, all nine of them, a present and a future that
might send him back to prison Judge Hollie Pihl changed the trooper who served with Sgt. is safe and secure.”
for parole violations. Sture original sentence of 25 years Shepherd, has a strong opinion Pamela Battersby, a friend and co-worker of Griswold,
said Wednesday “I dropped to to natural life in prison. about his killer. “He shouldn’t said Griswold liked dressing up and going out, but that
one knee, pulled the hammer On Wednesday, Sture told be released,” Grogan said. “This she was also a tomboy rode motorcycles. She met not
back on my weapon and shot the three-person panel he was premeditated, thought out. only the women’s standards on physical fitness tests
him off his motorcycle.” wasn’t seeking parole, adding, The guy was waiting to snipe “but the men’s as well,” Battersby said.
Sture said he knew Shepherd “I haven’t done anything to somebody.” The elder sister of Owens said that her brother fol-
was dead from the first shot, deserve parole.” He said Sture ambushed lowed their late father into law enforcement.
Shepherd, who was on a motor- “They were two peas in a pod,” said Ronda LeFran-
cycle, in the woods in Knappa cois. “I know they are in heaven together.”
WE SHALL NEVER FORGET and used two guns to kill him. Cpl. Jack Hundial, of Surrey, British Columbia,
they shall neither shun responsibility nor shrink from duty in the face of danger
Another trooper, Brian Johnson, was one of 1,000 Royal Canadian Mounted Police in
who went to look for Shepherd, attendance. He said he and his colleagues wanted to
Amos B. “Spud” Helms was held at gunpoint by Sture, show their support because “it could have been any
but wasn’t shot. of us.”
Service: LaGrande At the time, Sture was wanted “I think about their families,” he said. “I don’t think
August 1, 1931–December 29, 1931 on a warrant and needed a you ever find true closure for something this tragic.”
motorcycle to escape. He was Floral arrangements lined the stage at the sports
Amos B. “Spud” Helms, a former captured in Central Oregon arena, as well as two motorcycles, a drum set and a
semi-pro baseball player and one-time after a big search. NASCAR race car. Griswold and Owens both loved
member of state traffic police was shot In addition to Virginia Shep- motorcycles, Owens played the drums, and Renninger
in the abdomen as he and Captain Lee herd, at least two other people was a big NASCAR fan, according to Lakewood Mayor
Noe approached a suspect vehicle at a opposed Sture’s release at the Dennis Fountain.
service station in LaGrande. Helms died parole hearing in Salem Wednes- The service included a 25-minute photo slideshow
73 days later from his wound. The car day. Retired former Clatsop of the officers. It ended with a bell rung 21 times and
matched the description of the vehicle County District Attorney Bill a presentation of the flags from the officers’ caskets to
used in a hold-up in Idaho Falls. Captain Park, who prosecuted the case the families of the fallen.
Noe fired at the suspects who were later against Sture, will appear at Owens and Richards will be buried during private
captured, convicted and sentenced to the hearing by telephone. Josh funerals Wednesday. Renninger will be flown back
life imprisonment without possibility of granted a conditional pardon in 1942, Marquis, the county’s current to his home state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday for
parole for the murder of Helms. One was and the other was paroled in 1950. DA, will communicate his burial.
opposition by letter.
PA G E 4 D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S
AAST conducts first-ever law enforcement training conference during summer in Tampa, Fla.
the Virginia State Police, and Bridge over the Mississippi
Gerry Gregg, AAST other excellent speakers. The River collapsed during rush Col. Steve Flaherty of the Virginia
Oregon State Director three-day training event held hour traffic two years ago. State Police discusses the VSP’s
August 10–12 in Tampa, Fla., Law enforcement officers role following the Virginia Tech
AAST sponsored its first ever connected law enforcement with on the federal, state, and mass shooting of 2007.
training conference this experts in the field of manag- local level, as well as civilian,
summer— ing critical incidents. college, and military security
the National Honoré, who retired from professionals took part in
Law Enforce- the U.S. Army after serving as educational tracks that dealt
ment Training commander of the Joint Task with these and other critical
Conference & Force in charge of post-Hur- incident topics.
Expo—and it ricane Katrina New Orleans, The second annual NLETC
was a top-qual- spoke on leadership and pre- is scheduled for August 22–25,
ity event with paredness in the 21st Century. 2010, again in Tampa. I antici-
nationally renowned speakers Flaherty gave an insider’s pate that another captivating
and relevant topics. Attendees view of the 2007 Virginia slate of guest speakers will be
had rave reviews about the Tech campus tragedy from a on tap. I hope some of our
speakers and the topics. law enforcement perspective, OSP officers will be able to
Law enforcement officers while Sheriff Rich Stanek of attend. Proceeds go directly to
traveled from as far away Hennepin County, Minn., the AAST Scholarship Foun-
as California to hear key- conducted training on how dation.
note speaker Lt. Gen. Russel he and his department were For more information about the NLETC, visit http://www.
Honoré, Col. Steve Flaherty of put to the test when the I-35 statetroopers.org/conference.htm.
OSP and will always love the Northern Command Awarded Marion County Communica-
E-MAIL BAG job. I am just glad/blessed to for professionalism tions Center in Woodburn,
have a job waiting for me when On Oct. 13th, 2009, at the the Clackamas County Com-
I return from the deployment. 2008–09 Oregon APCO-NENA munications Center, Santiam
Goodies to the Middle East home when I get my 2 weeks I hear about all these soldiers conference, the Northern Com- Canyon Communications
Jeff, Thank you so much for R&R next month. who don’t have jobs back home mand Center was a co-recipient Center in Stayton and the Linn
the box of goodies. It is great to The missions here have been so they extend their military of the Critical Incident Award. County Sheriff’s Office were
know that we have people out pretty good to us, we leave the deployment overseas to get This award recognizes any recognized for their response
there in our community that wire about twice a week and paid. There are a couple of individual, team, center or and handling of the bomb-
stand by us. Well the deploy- head into the city, up north. We soldiers in my unit that have centers, who by deed or act, ing incident in Woodburn
ment is almost halfway over get to see the countryside and the been here for almost 2 years make an extremely noteworthy in which OSP Senior Trooper
and we will be home soon. city. This is my second combat straight! I told them they were contribution which results in William Hakim and Wood-
The weather is not as bad as tour; things sure have changed crazy, but I understood why the successful handling of a burn Captain Tom Tennant
when we first got here (120 from last time (2004–05) they were here. major incident or combination lost their lives and Woodburn
PLUS) it has been high 80s and But I sure can’t wait until Anyhow, once again thanx of incidents beyond the average Police Chief Scott Russell was
at night it gets to about high I get back home and back to for everything and I will talk or normal activity level. seriously injured.
60s... and it is cold. I guess it work. I actually miss work, I to you later. The Northern Command The Northern Command
will be even colder back at am not crazy (ha ha) I love daniel diamond Center, along with the North Center was commended for
their professionalism in the
osp member msgt . carlos barrientos face of this tragic event. As
events were unfolding, more
information became avail-
able and the activity level
increased, the center con-
tinued to function as a unit,
with personnel stepping up
to assist as needed.
Lt. Molly Cotter shared “as
I have seen so many times in
my 19-year career, our staff
remained professional and
worked hard to get the job
done even though inside they
were grieving and having a
difficult time. I am proud of
The staff in the dispatch
center would also like to rec-
ognize TCII Val Bradley for
arranging for critical incident
personnel to be available for
anyone in the center who
needed to talk to someone
and for arranging for food to
be brought into the center so
everyone was available at the
consoles as needed.
In addition the staff would
like to thank the department,
especially Cpt. Steve Duvall,
for keeping the dispatch center
involved and updated on
information as it became
kevin iverson – ncc
O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 PA G E 5
OSP troopers and collision reconstruction unit
are awarded by Oregon Peace Officers’ Assn.
Oregon State Police troopers community acts in the performance of
and an OSP technically-trained Two OSP officers presented police or community service.
unit recently received two spe- the “Distinguished Service Award recipients are recog-
cial awards from the Oregon Award” were Sgt. Mark Davie, nized for a significant and
Peace Officer’s Association OSP Albany Area Command, lasting contribution to the law
(OPOA) during their annual and Sr. Tpr. James Pierce, enforcement profession.
awards banquet in Newport. OSP Astoria Area Command, In recognition for their unit’s
The OPOA presents awards to for the difficult and profes- work, the OSP Collision Recon-
law enforcement personnel who sional work they completed struction Unit was a recipient
have performed exemplary during the aftermath of the of the OPOA “Unit Citation
deeds or services on behalf Woodburn bombing inves- Award”. Under the direction of
of their communities during tigation. Specially trained Statewide Program Coordina-
the previous year. in collision reconstruction tor Sgt. Mike Stupfel, the OSP
The first OPOA award, and crime scene mapping, Collision Reconstruction Unit
the “Distinguished Service Sgt. Davie and Sr. Tpr. Pierce is comprised of three Region Left to right: OPOA President Mark Posler, Senior Trooper Skinner (OSP
Award”, is given to any Crimi- worked tirelessly as part of Reconstructionists, 16 area Ontario), Senior Trooper Craig (OSP Bend), Senior Trooper Willis (OSP Rose-
nal Justice Employee for the investigation into the command reconstructionists, burg), and Senior Trooper Pierce (OSP Astoria)
exceptional accomplishments tragic deaths of an OSP bomb and 31 area command techni-
that distinguishes them while technician and a Woodburn cal crash investigators. ists are required to provide Representing the OSP Col-
performing highly creditable police captain, and critical The OSP Collision Recon- training to outside agen- lision Reconstruction Unit at
or unusual actions. One of injuries to the police chief struction Unit is one of the cies, mentor all police in the the OPOA awards banquet
the factors considered in pre- for Woodburn. only police organizations in proper application of collision were Sr. Tpr. Scott Skinner,
senting this award is that, The second OPOA award, the nation to require their reconstruction practices, pro- OSP Ontario Area Command;
in an exceptional manner, the “Unit Citation Award”, is Collision Reconstructionists to vide case preparation, and Sr. Tpr. James Pierce, OSP
the recipient(s) successfully presented to an established hold and maintain accredita- be available at any time to Astoria Area Command; Sr.
conducted a long-term inves- group that distinguishes them- tion from the Accreditation respond and provide on scene Tpr. Jeff Willis, OSP Roseburg
tigation or solved a neigh- selves and brings credit to the Commission for Traffic Acci- expertise for OSP and any Area Command; and Sr. Tpr.
borhood problem that had law enforcement profession by dent Reconstruction (ACTAR). other requesting law enforce- Joe Craig, OSP Bend Area
a tremendous impact on the highly credible and unusual OSP Collision Reconstruction- ment agency. Command.
OSP trooper in Roseburg office wins state award for high standards
“I thought (working for the stopping cars hauling illegal “heavy criminals.” Ladd “not only allows
Kathy Korengel OSP) was and still think it’s a drugs to helping out at com- These days, Randall also (troopers to take special
The News-Review great job. Any time you find munity events. volunteers for details outside assignments), he encourages
a nugget like that, it’s nice He likes the people he works the Roseburg area, includ- it,” Randall said. “If you’re
Oregon State Police Senior to share it.” with and the camaraderie ing helping with security at not involved with something
Trooper Dave Randall likes In 1979, 541 state troopers he feels, something he said Oregon State University foot- extra he’s going to ask you
being held to high stan- patrolled state highways. By he missed when he left the ball games and serving on to be.”
dards. 2007, layoffs had slashed that Marine Corps. the OSP honor guard. “He’s an outstanding leader.
That’s why he joined and number to 254, even though In between the Marine Corps And when he’s not cruising He leads by example,” he con-
stayed in the Marine Corps the number of vehicles in the and OSP, Randall spent 10 state highways in his patrol tinued, noting how Ladd will
for five years, he said during state had soared 65 percent in years as a local parole officer. car, Randall likes tinkering encourage troopers to read
a recent interview at OSP’s that same time period. He believes that helps him around his home and spend- books on leadership too.
Roseburg office. It’s also why So in 2006, the Legislature appreciate that most of the ing time with his wife, Marie, “I love this job,” Randall said.
he joined OSP more than 10 upped OSP funding to hire time now “we’re pretty much and their three children. “There’s no other job I want.
years ago. new troopers. Randall and looking for voluntary compli- But he credits much of his I like the people. I work with
“They have the highest Terry were hired to get the ance ... trying to get (people) interest in extracurricular job high-quality people.”
expectations of their people,” job done. to do what’s best for them,” duties, as well as his happy
said Randall, 47. At first, Randall said he and like buckling their seat belts, work environment, to the You can reach reporter Kathy Korengel at 957-4218 or by
Recently he received an Terry had a hard time finding far easier than dealing with leadership of Ladd. e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
award for the high standards qualified applicants, as the
he set — and met — in helping
to recruit many other troopers
economy was so strong.
“We’d just go out to as
Graduating Springfield recruit trooper
into the OSP fold. many job fairs, colleges and receives oustanding student award
Randall, along with Albany- military bases as we could,”
b a s e d Tr o o p e r K e n Ter r y, he recalled. “We talked to as An OSP recruit trooper assigned Class No. 315. Recruit Trooper and the academy staff. The
received one of OSP’s exem- many people as we could.” at the Springfield Area Com- Michael Berland, 33, was pre- student selected must display
plary service awards in August. Wi t h i n t w o y e a r s , t h e mand office received an award sented the “Victor G. Atiyeh exceptional professionalism
The awards recognize some dynamic OSP duo had filled as the outstanding student of Award” named in honor of by demonstrating an exem-
of OSP’s best and brightest at 139 new trooper positions. the graduating Basic Police the former distinguished gov- plary attitude and outstanding
award banquets held every They probably recruited closer training class as he joined ernor of the state of Oregon, achievement in leadership,
two years. to 200 people, Ladd said, if 39 other graduating recruits in whose term of office the academics, health & fitness
“A harder-working guy I’m you factor in the vacancies representing state, county, current academy became a and survival skills.
not sure I think I’ve ever met,” filled as troopers transferred and city public safety agencies reality. This prestigious award The other OSP graduate,
said Lt. Doug Ladd, who has or retired. in Oregon. The graduation is presented to the outstanding Recruit Trooper Charles Rohlf,
supervised Randall for about Randall and Terr y “did marked the conclusion of 16 student of each basic class as 25, will report to the La Grande
six years. “He’s a great family splendidly, brilliantly” in their weeks of integrated basic police selected by their fellow students Area Command office.
guy, a real salt-of-the-earth recruiting efforts,” Ladd added. training from the Department
person. He’s a 10.” He attributes Randall’s success of Public Safety Standards and
Randall said applying for to the fact “he believes deeply Training (DPSST) in Salem Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy
the special detail of recruit- in what he’s doing.” which provides statutorily
ing new troopers came to him Spending time with Ran- required training. “If you’re in a war, instead of throwing a hand grenade at the enemy,
naturally. dall, that conviction shows. Two recruit troopers, 31 throw one of those small pumpkins. Maybe it’ll make everyone think how
“I was always interested He likes the variety of duties city police, and 7 county sher- stupid war is, and while they are thinking, you can throw a real grenade
in training and going to job his job offers, he said, from iff recruit officers made up at them.”
fairs,” he said enthusiastically. helping at crash scenes to the graduating Basic Police
PA G E 6 D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S
Adrian Larsen, Bench Marker: corrections deputy and bench-press champion
didn’t let that stop him won his weight class at the
By Mychal Gresham from fulfilling his dream World Association of Bench-
Clackamas County of a job in law enforce- ers and Deadlifters (WABDL)
Sheriff’s Newsletter ment. “Ever since I could National Championships—
remember growing up in with a staggering 667-pound
Clackamas County Correc- Milwaukie, I wanted to be a bench press.
tions Deputy Adrian Larsen cop,” he says. It also didn’t That’s an Oregon state
understands the meaning of stop him from managing an record. It’s also a Police/
hard work. astounding feat of physical Fire Division world record.
Larsen, 29, was born with and mental strength: On And Larsen is now working
dislocated hips—but he June 13, 2009, the deputy toward lifting more than 700
pounds at the WABDL World
A new tool for your tool belt Championships in Reno this
October. The world record
I have been busy traveling ies, family lodging, etc. in his drug-tested division
throughout the State meet- Example claims profile for is 705.
ing with as many troopers as a couple major injury traffic
possible to roll out the avail- accidents that occurred within Lifting past limitations
able Aflac plans. While I have the past four months involv- Looking at Larsen, it’s obvi- to qualify at a weight—and “And like most people, he
met hundreds of Troopers, I ing Portland Police Officers. ous he has passions outside a fourth chance if the lifter is didn’t believe I could lift as
have realized the difficulty of This plan would have paid of his 12-hour-shifts at the attempting to break a world much as I said—or that I
being able to talk with every- in excess of $23,000 for one jail. Many are tempted to record. wasn’t a steroid user.”
one on the initial go-around accident and $44,000 on the ask, but many simply gawk Larsen says he’s received Larsen is tested before every
of visits. second accident. That’s a true at Larsen’s biceps—which at an enormous amount of competition. There is a WABDL
The one tool I especially value and why you should first glance have the circum- support from coworkers at division where lifters are not
think every Trooper should include this plan on your ference of an average man’s the Clackamas County Jail. tested; the bench record in
be aware of is the Accidental tool belt. abdomen. Some of them even work that untested division is over
Injury plan. This plan pays If you would like more infor- “I first started weightlift- out with him on occasion. 1,000 pounds.
out a benefit for any type of mation please give me a call. I ing when I was a sophomore “When people or prison- “I’ve always been a big
injury that occurs to you or will come meet you regardless in high school,” Larsen says. ers ask me if I’m a lifter, I kid, and lifting just came
your family members. This has of which facility you work. I “At that point, I struggled say yes—but they usually natural to me,” said Larsen.
been by far the most popular have traveled as far South as to bench 225. By the end of don’t believe me when I tell “I never had the best train-
plan offered to the OSPOA, Central Point and North to my senior year, I was able to them how much I can lift,” ing routine—doing the same
with 163 policies. The 2nd most Portland. I have been as far bench 430.” Larsen says. “So I just keep thing over and over for maxi-
popular plan is the Cancer East as Ontario and West as Because of his hips, Larsen it simple and don’t really mum reps—but I got stronger
plan at 42 policies. Newport. must stretch his legs straight go into details.” nonetheless.”
A typical injury usually I’m working with your local out on the bench—giving him Want to learn more about
pays out around $300–$500 to reps to get meetings sched- no balance or leg drive. (At Just saying no to Corrections Deputy Adrian
completion. This may seem like uled in Astoria, McMinnville, this writing, he’s also recov- steroids –and winning Larsen’s weightlifting career?
a small amount but that’s not Tillamook, Albany, Roseburg, ering from a broken leg.) He “Once I was in a store and Visit his Primal Power Systems
the main purpose for having Salem and the Portland offices. says a high-school teacher a man asked me if I was a Web site at www.PrimalPow-
this plan in your toolkit. Using If you don’t see me there I told him that he would never bodybuilder,” Larsen recalls. erSystems.com.
the plan once per year helps am happy to meet with you be able to bench press 400
you keep the plan virtually individually at your conve- pounds.
“free.” A lot of us use the plan nience. “Once I became involved DO YOU KNOW THIS TROOPER?
once or twice per year covering Winter is fast approaching, in power lifting in 1996, my The first to e-mail TrooperNews@freedomnw.com with the correct answer wins an OSP pin and is entered to win a model patrol car.
the costs for the plan. along with winter sporting goal was to break as many
The true value of the plan activities - snowboarding, records as I possibly can,”
is how much it pays for major skiing, tubing etc. Give me a Larsen says. He now runs
accidents. This is the area that call and get onboard today. a power-lifting team called
exposes the weakness in health All enrollments require Primal Power Systems—usu-
insurance. Health insurance your signature and must be ally training three times a
pays 80% of your doctors done in person. Most claims week for two to three hours
and hospitals costs. The rest matters are processed by my at Nelson’s Nautilus with his
comes from you. Insurance office. If spouse’s have ques- teammates.
companies don’t reimburse tions please have them attend During WABDL competi-
the income you lose during the meeting. tions, six judges tell each lifter
the recovery period for either when to press and when to rack.
you or your family. The State’s Paul Frampton, AFLAC rep for OSPOA—503-347-7410 Each lifter gets three chances
cell, 503-554-8786 fax.
disability plan will pay 60%
of your base income minus
taxes. That leaves you with FROM THE EDITOR
roughly 35% of your current Trooper Dave Rzewnicki
base income to survive on.
How many months’ savings
do you carry to make up this Correction... I was asked to add a little
income difference? Is that what background to last month’s article, “How To
you have this savings for? Or Beat a Speeding Ticket: Photo Radar.” This
was it for retirement or your was sent to me by a member to show what
children’s college funds? they found out on the Internet. I found it
Hopefully you will never interesting and was told by someone in the
have a major accident. But, photo radar field that it was mostly incorrect information, so we
if one does occur you will be didn’t give away any trade secrets.
thankful you have this plan Congrats to Tom Van Dyke. He identified the “Mystery Trooper”
in your toolkit. as Detective Sr. Tpr. Richard L. Davis of the Medford Patrol Of-
Our Accident plan has huge fice. Please make contact with Rhonda for your OSPOA trinket and
benefits for Hospital stays chance to win a brand new car!
($1,000 first night, $250 day Keep those cards and letters and articles coming.
thereafter), Life flight, Surger- Please be safe out there.
O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 PA G E 7
Counterfeit suspect, one of Fox 12’s most wanted, arrested in Portland
A man wanted in connection Fair in September was arrested that started September 1, 2009 with computers, a printer Washington County Sher-
with a counterfeiting case that Wednesday afternoon in south- when OSP troopers investigated and additional equipment iff’s Office, Portland Police
originated at the Oregon State east Portland by members reports of counterfeit bills and products used to make Bureau, Oregon State Police,
of the U.S. Marshals Oregon being passed at the Oregon counterfeit currency. Multnomah County Probation
Fugitive Task Force. State Fair. Two suspects were CHADLEY, who was recently & Parole, Clackamas County
RAYMOND TROY CHADLEY, found inside the fairgrounds the focus of Fox 12’s Most Probation & Parole, and the
age 32, was arrested October attempting to pass, and in Wanted, was lodged in the Oregon National Guard.
14, 2009 at about 4:00 p.m. possession of, counterfeit Multnomah County Jail. The counterfeit investiga-
hiding in a basement of a United States currency. The The U.S. Marshals Oregon tion is being continued by the
residence in the 4400 block of investigation led troopers Fugitive Task Force is com- United States Secret Service
SE 100th Avenue. CHADLEY and detectives to the Travel prised of investigators from with the assistance of Oregon
was wanted on a U.S. Marshals Lodge in Troutdale where a the U.S. Marshals Service, State Police.
Service warrant for Probation search warrant was executed
multnomah county sheriff photo
Violation and a Clackamas and a counterfeit process- Alligator found at Applegate River
County warrant for Probation ing plant was found inside
Violation. one of the rooms. Numerous An unusual find last week-
CHADLEY is allegedly con- cut and uncut counterfeit end on Applegate River in
nected to an investigation $20 bills were seized along southern Oregon is an example
of the concern that Oregon
Depoe Bay shark confirmed as great white Department of Fish & Wild-
life and Oregon State Police
The OSP Fish & Wildlife Divi- Fish & Wildlife Division (OSP)
sion is continuing the investi- have related to problems sur-
gation into circumstances in rounding bringing in and then
the possession of a confirmed releasing non-native species the area from where it may
12-foot Great White Shark in in our State. have come from, and it was
the Depoe Bay area. On August 8, 2009 at about not known if the alligator
According to Sgt. Todd 4:00 p.m. OSP Senior Trooper escaped from an unknown
Thompson, on Aug. 8, 2009 Marty Marchand responded home or was intentionally
at 8:00 p.m. an Fish & Wild- to a report that two small released by its owner. Oregon
life trooper was working on children went down to the state law prohibits the release
the Depoe Bay docks when Applegate River near Murphy of non-native species into
a shark was brought in by southeast of Grants Pass where the wild.
a recreational tuna boat. they saw an alligator on a Due to safety concerns that
The trooper contacted the log. Senior Trooper Marchand may arise trying to capture
boat occupants after they confirmed the report and felt the alligator before it returned
had already gutted the shark. the 3 1/2 foot alligator could to the water, the trooper shot
They indicated the shark had not be captured alive before and killed it before climbing
become entangled in their it may have got back into out onto the log and retriev-
crab gear and was pulled to released to the Hatfield Marine possess great white sharks. the water. ing it.
the surface when they pulled Science Center and positively Investigation continues. There were no homes in Anyone with information
in a crab pot. identified as a Great White by regarding where the alli-
The shark was tentatively
believed to be a Great White
the National Marine Fisheries
Service and ODFW.
Prelim post-Thanksgiving gator may have originated
from is asked to call Senior
and was seized. Under state and federal holiday period statistics Trooper Marchand at (541)
On August 9th the shark was law, it is unlawful to take or 955-6373.
Preliminary information indi- with 13 DUII arrests followed
OSP recruits 4-legged trooper cates the 2009 Thanksgiv-
ing holiday period fatalities
by the Portland Area Com-
mand office with 10 DUII
Officer not charged in
with a real nose for narcotics matched the lowest recorded arrests. The OSP Salem Area with machine gun
level since 1978 as one person Command and The Dalles
ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Oregon is reported to have died in a Area Command offices both AP, Oct 14, 2009, San Mateo,
State Police made a new hire traffic-related crash on Oregon reported 5 DUII arrests. Calif. — Prosecutors won’t file
to their Roseburg Area Com- highways. The reported single OSP troopers also reported charges against a California
mand, and they say he has a death matches the lowest other contacts: police detective after deter-
real nose for narcotics. recorded number in 1978 and mining he accidentally shot
The department has had is the lowest figure for this * Over 5,400 traffic contacts a suspected gang member
Charger since October, after major holiday period accord- * Over 1,200 speed-related with a submachine gun after
several weeks of training with ing to ODOT’s Crash Analysis citations issued tripping on a curb.
his new canine handler. The and Reporting Unit. * Assisting 465 disabled motor- San Mateo County Dis-
two have already been out on The one reported death hap- ists trict Attorney James Fox says
the roadways making drug large amounts being taken up pened Friday night, November * Responding to more than Det. Kurt Rodenspeil is not
stops. and down the I-5 corridor.” 27th, at 8:20 p.m. when a 135 traffic crashes criminally liable for shooting
Lt. Doug Ladd of the OSP They two spend nearly 60-year old Milwaukie woman 24-year-old Joseph Ortega in
said, “This office has had a 24-hours a day together and died after being struck by a van An example of one of the the heart in August.
narcotics canine assigned to it they’ve already become close while trying to cross McGlough- successful enhanced enforce- A report on the investiga-
in the past, and that dog was friends. “We bonded imme- lin Boulevard (Highway 99E) ment efforts was reported tion released Wednesday says
the most successful canine in diately. I mean, the first day on foot in a Gladstone-area by OSP Coos Bay Lt. Steve Ortega was shot when the
the department’s history. So, I had him down there. He’s non-crosswalk location. Oregon Smartt with the arrest of 4 detective lost his balance and
we made a concerted effort to a great dog, and he’s a hard State Police (OSP) troopers are DUII drivers, issuance of over his gun discharged.
get a dog here again because worker.” continuing the investigation 200 citations for moving vio- Police say the shooting
of our past use and success The state police are already into that incident. lations, and only one minor, occurred as two men tried
with the dog, we know we’ll seeing success, even before Other preliminary infor- non-injury crash responded to flee in a car, with Ortega
be successful with this one Charger and Trooper Led- mation indicates OSP troop- to by troopers in their patrol being shot as he tried to ram
as well.” better’s training is complete. ers arrested 53 DUII drivers, area. “Several positive public a police car.
Trooper Jacob Ledbetter, They made a stop in Josephine matching last year’s holiday comments were received about Ortega remains in custody on
Charger’s handler, said, “I’m County, leading to a seizure period total. The OSP Spring- the high visibility enforcement felony charges of assault with
specifically looking for the of nearly half a million dol- field Area Command office efforts during the busy holiday a deadly weapon and battery
presence of drugs, especially lars in marijuana. reported the highest number period,” Smartt said. on a police officer.
PA G E 8 D E C E M B E R 2 0 0 9 O S P O A T R O O P E R N E W S
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