The Oregon Knowledge Bank (OKB) is your statewide resource for Oregon-based public safety programs and research. The OKB highlights innovative programs operating in the state and research about Oregon-based solutions. Find solutions, offer answers, share research, and contact law enforcement experts. You can do it all with the Oregon Knowledge Bank.

Policing Programs

Municipal police departments and county sheriffs’ offices operate a wealth of programs aimed at preventing crime, reducing victimization, and improving community residents’ quality of life. Search here to find successful interventions your colleagues in Oregon are using.


Correctional Programs

Community corrections agencies throughout Oregon operate programs for probationers and parolees that reduce recidivism, improve public safety, and minimize victimization. Sheriffs’ offices operate jail-based programs whose priority is the safety and security of staff and people in custody. Search here to learn what innovative practices agencies in Oregon are implementing.

Research

Are you looking for relevant, practical criminal justice research studies and results? Do you want to find reliable evidence of successful work in Oregon? Search here for research reports focusing on policing, supervision, and public safety programs based in Oregon.


Agency Directory

Oregon has more than 300 law enforcement agencies, including police departments, sheriffs’ offices, and community corrections agencies. Many departments have specialized units and divisions, as well as local experts on specific topics. Search the public safety directory here to find them—and other colleagues—in Oregon.

Justice Reinvestment Summit 2017


WHEN: February 16-17, 2017
WHERE: Salem Convention Center
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FEATURING
Largest gathering of public safety professionals | Local and national experts present on successful strategies and innovative ideas | Two full days of plenary and breakout sessions to focus on a wide range of programs | Solutions that address the four goals of justice reinvestment | Sustainable change through stakeholder collaboration | Address the intersection of mental health and criminal justice, trauma informed approaches, re-entry and diversion programs, and more!

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