Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation :: Honoring our fallen and their families

2nd Annual Oregon Law Enforcement Mess Dinner

The Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation board of directors is pleased to invite actively sworn or honorably retired police officers to a night of tradition and good times on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The Oregon Law Enforcement Mess Dinner is a single night, officer only dinner that will begin at 5 p.m. at the Salem Convention Center and Grand Hotel. An hour long cocktail hour will be followed by a 6 p.m. Mess Dinner. The Mess Dinner is a special or ceremonial occasion carried on from the days when military and naval officers dined formally every evening.

Mess DinnerWhat: Oregon Law Enforcement Mess Dinner

Where: Salem Convention Center and Grand Hotel, Salem (200 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR 97301)

When: Cocktail Hour (5-6 p.m.), Dinner (6 p.m.)***

Who: The event is only open on a first come, first registered basis to sworn, active duty or honorably retired police officers (no spouses please, seating is limited)

Tickets: $60

To purchase tickets and guarantee your place for an evening of good times and ceremony, please follow this two-step process:

1) Click the PayPal link below and follow the registration instructions. Please include "Mess Dinner" under the "add a note" line when completing your purchase.

2) Send an email with the receipt to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating your name, agency and rank. An email confirming your seat will follow once payment is confirmed.

For details on hotel reservations at the Grand Hotel, please call 1-866-614-1900 and ask about the special room rate reserved for those attending the dinner. For any questions on the event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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***Please note: We recognize that many policies are in place restricting alcohol consumption in official uniform attire. If your agency has this restriction, please make sure you have a second set of formal attire (suit and tie) to change into.