OAR 291-027-0050


The officer-in-charge or designee will make the necessary notifications in accordance with this rule, the emergency preparedness plan, and the Department of Corrections policy on Unusual Incidents Reporting Process (40.1.6).


The Department Communications Manager is responsible for reporting the incident to the Director, Deputy Director and appropriate assistant director. This responsibility may be delegated to the functional unit manager.


If the inmate death is from a suspected suicide, the Behavioral Health Services manager will be notified during the initial notifications immediately following the incident.


If the deceased inmate is a citizen of a country other than the United States, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the appropriate consulate will be notified as soon as possible.


If the deceased inmate is an ICC inmate housed by the department, the ICC coordinator will be notified by the functional unit manager or designee. The ICC coordinator will notify the administrator of the sentencing jurisdiction as soon as possible.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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