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Officers complete standards training

Officers Sheridan Crutcher, left, and Christopher Beem accept the oath from Police Chief Matt Workman late last year at Warrenton City Hall. (Cindy Yingst)
Friday, April 13, 2018

Several local law enforcement professionals graduate next week from the basic police class at the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.

The 16-week course covers survival skills, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, ethics, cultural diversity, problem solving, community policing, elder abuse, drug recognition and dozens of other subjects.

Astoria Police Chief Geoff Spalding will speak at graduation ceremonies at 11 a.m. April 13 at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy. S.E., in Salem.   Among the graduates: Officers Christopher Beem and Sheridan Crutcher, Warrenton Police Department; and Officers Andrew Murray and Levi Winfrey, Astoria Police Department.

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