OAR 291-204-0070
Tools of the Trade


Media representatives granted access to a DOC facility generally will be permitted to use “tools of the trade” with the exception of privileged and basic visiting. However, the Department may limit the number and type of tools of the trade that media representatives may bring into a facility to make still and video pictures and audio recordings.


All approved equipment will be searched and inventoried prior to accessing the facility. Inventories of all media equipment taken into a facility will be completed prior to access.


Notebooks and writing implements will be allowed. They may be provided by the facility.


Use of Electronic Communication Devices: Media representatives will not be allowed to bring into a DOC correctional facility a cell phone, pager, personal data assistant or other electronic communication device.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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