Recruiters

Officer Amy Bruner-Dehnert

Officer Amy Bruner-Dehnert is a native Oregonian and retired US Army veteran. 

Amy has been with the Portland Police Bureau for more than 12 years, and has worked as a patrol officer on Central night shift, the Neighborhood Response Team officer for downtown and as the Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator for the PPB Behavioral Health Unit.

Amy is a Z-Man Scholar Mentor as well as a member of the Oregon Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Council for Special Olympics. 

Amy graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.

.   

 

kazlauskas 2.png

Darrin Kazlauskas

Darrin Kazlauskas is a native Oregonian and retired United States Marine Corps veteran.

Prior to joining the Portland Police Bureau team as the Recruiting Program Manager, Darrin spent about 14 years flying AH-1W cobra helicopters for the Marine Corps before managing Marine Corps Recruiting in the Midwest for 7 years.  Darrin retried after 22 years of service in the Corps finishing up as their Director of Marketing and Advertising.

After the Corps, Darrin spent 2 years working for an Agency with the State of Oregon as their Human Resource Services Director.

Darrin Graduated for Portland State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences

Officer John Romero

Officer John Romero has been a Police Officer with the Portland Police Bureau for 10 years, working as a patrol officer and most recently, as a School Resource Officer.

John grew up in Bakersfield, California, where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. He became a Social Worker, working with Pregnant and Parenting Teens, Juvenile Probation, as well as coached high school football and baseball.

John is a certified GREAT instructor, a Z-Man Scholar Mentor, and participates in Camp Rosenbaum’s Youth Summer Camps.