Mike Brooder has worked as a Gresham, Oregon police officer since 2008. He currently serves as the entry element leader for the East Metro SWAT team, consisting of members of the Gresham Police Department and Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. He is an instructor in various disciplines within his agency, as well as for the Oregon Tactical Officers Association.
Sgt. Matt Riddle, Salem Police. Region 2: Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk Counties.
Matt has been a police officer since 1999 and a SWAT officer since 2003. Matt is currently the team leader for Salem Police SWAT. Matt is a firearms, defensive tactics, CONSIM, patrol tactics, and OTOA instructor. Matt is currently assigned to POG duty as the administrative sergeant.
Ofc. Casey Froehlich, Eugene Police. Region 2: Benton, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk Counties.
Casey has been employed as a Police Officer since February 1995. I have worked as a Patrol Officer, Patrol Bicycle Team member, Field Training Officer, Vice/Narcotics Investigator, ATF Task Force Officer, Firearms Instructor, Tactics Instructor, Breaching Instructor, and full-time Training Officer.
Casey has been a member of the Eugene Police Special Weapons and Tactics Team since 2002. I have help multiple positions on the SWAT team, but I am currently assigned as an Assistant Team Leader, Lead Breacher and Breaching Instructor.
Casey is currently assigned to the Office of the Chief under the Training Section as one of five full time Training Officers for the Department.
Cpl. Chris Dode with Medford Police. Region 3: Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath Counties
Det. TJ Knea with Ben Police. Region 4: Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Harney, Hood River, Grant, Gilliam, Jefferson, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler Counties
Jamin Van Meter has worked for the Oregon State Police since 1999 and joined SWAT in 2008. He currently serves as the Inner Perimeter/Sniper sergeant. Region 5: All-State and Federal agencies to include but not limited to: Oregon State Police, Department of Corrections, Department of Justice, FBI, ATF, Department of Homeland Security, Oregon National Guard Counter Drug (RAID), US Coast Guard.