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Newport Fire Department and it personnel are accredited through Oregon’s Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). DPSST implements minimum standards established by the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training of city, county and state police, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, emergency telecommunications and private security providers. DPSST conducts public safety training throughout Oregon and at the central academy in Salem; certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors and inspects and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Public Safety Standards and Training Board.