Two local correctional deputies will be graduating from the academy soon. Deputy Sheriff Jaziel Ramirez and Deputy Sheriff Dawn Sedlacek of the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office have nearly completed the corrections academy in Salem.

The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) says the graduation of Basic Corrections Local #BCL034 will occur on Friday November 9, 2018 at the Oregon Public Safety Academy, 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon.

We would like to congratulate both deputies and thank you for your dedication and service to the Klamath Falls community. It is appreciated.

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement.  Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.