(1)“Academy” or “OPSA” means the Oregon Public Safety Academy.
(2)“Board” means the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training.
(3)“Department” or “DPSST” means the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
(4)“Director” means the Director of the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training.
(5)“Dismissal” means the removal of a student from a mandated training course that results in expulsion from the Academy based upon a violation of the standards of conduct defined in OAR 259-012-0010 (Standards of Student Conduct).
(6)“Employer” or “Employing Agency” means the public or private safety agency, or the law enforcement unit, that employs a public safety officer.
(7)“Mandated Training Course” means a training course delivered by the Department that must be completed to meet the statutory or administrative rule requirements contained in OAR chapter 259 division 8 for minimum standards for training or certification as a public safety officer.
(8)“OPSA Facilities” include conference rooms, classrooms, the dormitory, the cafeteria, campus grounds and all training venues available on the Academy’s property.
(9)“Student” means a public safety officer, as defined in OAR 259-008-0005 (Definitions), who is attending a mandated training course at the Academy.
(10)“Suspension” means the immediate removal of a student from a mandated course based upon the immediate need to preserve the integrity or safety of the classroom or training venue.
Rule 259-012-0001 — Definitions,