H. Brad Halvorson
Began his law Enforcement career by obtaining his Bachelor of Science Degree from Portland State University in the field of Administration of Justice, with a minor in Speech. Additionally, he attended University of Portland obtaining 12 of the required 30 hours towards a Masters Degree in Criminology. Throughout his career, he has also completed 1800 hours of training with Department of Public Safety Standards and training (DPSST).
Brad has taught one term for PSU, been a qualified instructor for DPSST as well as wrote curriculums and taught courses State Wide. He was an instructor for Department of Justice, Criminal Intelligence Course for 6 years, as well as an instructor for the Oregon Department of Corrections. In 1997, Brad represented the State of Oregon, flying to Washington DC, where he wrote and presented the VOITAS Grant to the Federal Corrections Institute. Oregon was awarded a 30 million dollar grant which was paid over five years. The grant was used to fund Measure 1145 and to build two juvenile facilities for Oregon Youth Authority.
Brad's law Enforcement Career, began in 1972 when he was hired as an Intern for the Multnomah County Sheriff's. He was given a special Commission in May 1974 due to his assignment on River Patrol. In September he was selected to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Recruit Academy, where he graduated first in his class. In December 1974, Brad completed his BS as well as nearly half his Masters Degree with and "A" average. In February 1975, upon completion of the academy, Brad was assigned as a recruit road deputy with the Sheriff'Office. Because of a freeze on hiring, Brad operated and completed recruit training as a Special Commissioned Deputy.
Brad has been qualified as an expert in DUII, handwriting analysis, and Testifies in Death Penalty cases around the State as an expert in Corrections issues.