Brad Johnston
Police Chief / Assistant City Manager
bjohnston@astoria.or.us 

Eric Halverson
Deputy Chief
ehalverson@astoria.or.us

Jeff Rusiecki
Emergency Communications Manager
jrusiecki@astoria.or.us 

Terri Peden
Administrative Services Manager
tpeden@astoria.or.us     

Citizen Police Academy

Periodically, the department hosts a Citizen’s Police Academy. This course is a 9 week series of weekly training session that are designed to acquaint citizens of Astoria with the activities of the department. The curriculum generally includes, department organization and activities, overview of the legal system, use of force, patrol procedures, firearms safety and orientation, investigations, traffic enforcement, a jail tour, and other current topics that may be of interest.

While the next academy has not yet been scheduled applications can be submitted via email to arandall@astoria.or.us

Citizen Police Academy Application pdf Document

Brad Johnston
Police Chief / Assistant City Manager
bjohnston@astoria.or.us 

Eric Halverson
Deputy Chief
ehalverson@astoria.or.us

Jeff Rusiecki
Emergency Communications Manager
jrusiecki@astoria.or.us 

Terri Peden
Administrative Services Manager
tpeden@astoria.or.us