OAR 291-027-0010
Authority, Purpose and Policy


Authority: The authority for this rule is granted to the Director of the Department of Corrections in accordance with ORS 179.040 (General powers and duties), 423.020 (Department of Corrections), 423.030 (Department not limited by ORS 423.020), and 423.075 (Director).


Purpose: The purpose of this rule is to establish uniform guidelines for the proper notification and documentation of an inmate death.


Policy: It is the policy of the Department of Corrections to assure that effective channels of communication exist for prompt and proper reporting and investigation of inmate deaths and for timely and compassionate notification of the emergency contact person.

Source: Rule 291-027-0010 — Authority, Purpose and Policy, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=291-027-0010.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 291-027-0010’s source at or​.us