Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception

ORS 165.545
Prohibitions not applicable to fire or police activities

Nothing in ORS 165.535 (Definitions applicable to obtaining contents of communications), 165.540 (Obtaining contents of communications) and this section, shall be construed as preventing fire or police governmental entities from recording, replaying or broadcasting telecommunication or radio communication that directly concern police or fire operation at the telephone or radio operation center or centers of such governmental entity. [1959 c.681 §6; 1981 c.806 §2; 1983 c.740 §36]

Notes of Decisions

Where defendant was required to submit to telephonic voice transmission and provide voice exemplar, suppression of exemplar and other taped conversations on basis of this section was improper as it does not apply to that kind of recording. State v. Maffia, 42 Or App 147, 600 P2d 446 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

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Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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