OAR 291-022-0150
Deadly Use of Force


Officers should consider other reasonable means of control before resorting to the use of deadly force as time and circumstances safely permit.


Deadly force may be used upon the reasonable belief that an officer’s life or safety, or the life or safety of another, is in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury, given the totality of the circumstances known to the officer at the time of his/her action.

Source: Rule 291-022-0150 — Deadly Use of Force, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-022-0150.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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