PERSONNEL SELECTION & TRAINING:
To guarantee that each representative at OSPS can be depended upon to perform to our high standards, the following strict criteria have been carefully developed by our management staff.
Each applicant is screened thoroughly.
An extensive oral interview is conducted.
DPSST (Department of Public Safety Standards and Training) certifications are required as a minimum, which includes an F.B.I. and Oregon State Police criminal background check, state filed fingerprints, and a written test of competency and law.
Agents have comprehensive specialized training. Including powers to arrest, report writing, defensive tactics, and other programs that are appropriate to specific tasks.
Continuous educational programs are conducted to ensure all agents are familiar with the latest techniques.
Personnel participate only on those assignments for which they are fully licensed and qualified.
Supervisors administer continuous evaluations of field personnel.
Only the most qualified agents are selected.