- Associated Press - Friday, June 24, 2016

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has nominated state police Maj. Travis Hampton for Oregon State Police superintendent.

The Bulletin reports (https://bit.ly/28VAk5T ) that Hampton will begin the job July 1 if he is approved by the state Senate.

According to the governor’s office, Hampton is a Deschutes County resident who has been with Oregon State Police for 25 years and leads the department’s field operations bureau. He started as a cadet, became a trooper in Coos Bay and was promoted to captain in 2004.

The Oregon State Sheriff’s Association and the Oregon Association of Chief of Police have publicly praised Brown’s choice.


Information from: The Bulletin, https://www.bendbulletin.com



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