OAR 291-022-0170


Prior to resorting to the use of firearms against any threat, time and circumstances permitting, an officer shall first issue an appropriate verbal warning.


Any officer involved in the discharge of a firearm in a situation on duty shall immediately report, by the quickest means possible, the incident to the local state director. The employee shall prepare a report as soon as reasonably possible.


The State Police or local law enforcement officials shall be notified to investigate any discharge of a firearm unless the discharge was during training, off duty practice, or negligent discharge where injury or significant property damage did not occur. This investigation shall be separate from the full review.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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