Board on Public Safety Standards and Training
Address: 4190 Aumsville Hwy. SE, Salem 97317
Contact: Kent Barker, Chair; Scott Stanton, Vice Chair
Duties and Responsibilities: The 24-member Board on Public Safety Standards and Training includes members representing city, county and state administrators, professionals representing each of the public safety disciplines and a private citizen appointed by the governor. The board establishes minimum standards for recruitment and training of city, county and state police; corrections officers; parole and probation officers; fire service personnel; emergency telecommunicators; and
private security providers. The board operates in partnership with the DPSST which implements the standards set by the board. The board is supported by six advisory and policy committees representing the public safety disciplines.