The following is the new site for our POLK County RELAY for LIFE EVENT 2016.  If you signed up on the Salem/Keizer event  it will be transferred over along with your fundraising amount.  If you haven’t signed up but would like to join the best team ever….please sign up on the a website below, look […]

“Improvements to the State Penitentiary’s Behavioral Health Unit”

Friday, January 15th at 2:00pm before a joint meeting of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees will be a hearing on “Improvements to the State Penitentiary’s Behavioral Health Unit” by Director Peters and Disability Rights Oregon Executive Director Bob Joondeph.  I anticipate they’ll be reviewing the pending agreement between ODOC and DRO. To watch a […]

Open position on AOCE’s E-Board

Attention OSP Custody  Open position on AOCE’s E-Board  E-Board Member OSP Custody Please send interest emails to Cindy Smith. Deadline for emails will be February 8th. Please attend the E-Board meeting on February 9th at 5:00.  Location – Association Office, 2520 19th Street S.E. Salem, Oregon 97302  

AOCE Representative Training

Attention AOCE Members…. AOCE Representative Training DATES are as follows….  January 25, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. & February 1, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Location: Association Office 2520 19th Street S.E. Salem, Oregon 97302  Please email Cindy Smith with the date that you would like to attend. Thank you  

Open E-Board positions.

Attention All Security Members Open Position on AOCE’s E-Board Executive VP for Security and OSCI Board member 2 Anyone that is interested in these positions please send Cindy Smith an email by January 11th. Please plan on attending the E-Board Meeting on January 12th to share with the board why you would be the best one for […]

E-Board election results

Thursday December 10, 2015 the AOCE had it’s E-Board elections.  Below is the results from that election. Please note that only Members in good are listed in the ballot results. President Dan Russ- 128 Jeff Hernandez- 91 R. Amburghey- 43 L. Burton- 1 A. Brow- 1 Executive Vice President Correctional Professional Merle Speer- 79 Treasurer […]

2015-2107 CBA Ratified

The 2015 – 2017 AOCE Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) has been ratified by vote of the General Membership on 11/20/2015.  272 Members in Good Standing voted. 261 —   Members voted “Yes”. 11 —     Members voted “No”.  

Tentative agreement reached with state for 2015-2017 contract.

The Association of Oregon Corrections Employees (AOCE) bargaining team has tentatively agreed upon a contract with the state of Oregon.
Per the AOCE Constitution and Bi-laws, there will be a ratification vote for you the members to decide whether we should accept the contract or to continue bargaining.
This ratification vote has been set for November 20, 2015.

End of Watch Memorial Golf Tournament

Because the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation, (CPOF) truly does take care of our own.  As like years past, the AOCE will be sponsoring the “End of Watch Memorial Golf Tournament” and three (3) teams to represent the AOCE.  Please have your teams name and list individual members of the teams to Cindy Smith, AOCE Secretary […]


ATTENTION!!!!!!! AOCE members that are NOT tier 1 or 2. If you are looking at retiring soon, this is a MUST read!! We have had our first OPSRP retirement/reemployment issue come up. When the legislature passed OPSRP they moved from the Tier 1 & 2  1040 hours rule for reemployment to what appears to be […]