Arrest and Related Procedures

ORS 133.525
Definitions for ORS 133.525 to 133.703

As used in ORS 133.525 (Definitions for ORS 133.525 to 133.703) to 133.703 (Identity of informants), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Judge” means any judge of the circuit court, the Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court, any justice of the peace or municipal judge authorized to exercise the powers and perform the duties of a justice of the peace.


“Police officer” means:


A member of the Oregon State Police;


A sheriff or municipal police officer, a police officer commissioned by a university under ORS 352.121 (University police departments and officers) or 353.125 (Creation of police department and commission of police officers) or an authorized tribal police officer as defined in ORS 181A.680 (Definitions for ORS 181A.680 to 181A.692);


An investigator of a district attorney’s office if the investigator is or has been certified as a peace officer in this or any other state;


An investigator of the Criminal Justice Division of the Department of Justice;


A humane special agent as defined in ORS 181A.345 (Humane special agents to enforce animal welfare laws under direction of law enforcement agency); or


A regulatory specialist exercising authority described in ORS 471.775 (Service of subpoenas) (2). [1973 c.836 §81; 1979 c.656 §2; 1991 c.67 §27; 1995 c.651 §7; 2011 c.506 §13; 2011 c.644 §§16,40; 2012 c.54 §§8,9; 2012 c.67 §§5,6; 2013 c.180 §§10,11; 2015 c.174 §5; 2015 c.614 §§139,140]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Search and seizure by inspectors and investigators of Oregon Liquor Control Commission, (1974) Vol 36, p 1066

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 416 (1974)

§§ 133.525 to 133.703

Notes of Decisions

Infractions are "criminal" and search warrant may issue for their investigation. State v. Weist, 79 Or App 435, 720 P2d 753 (1986), aff'd 302 Or 379, 730 P2d 25 (1986)

Law Review Citations

52 OLR 139-154 (1973)


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