State Police

ORS 181A.060
Appointment of employees of department as special state police officers


Notwithstanding ORS 181A.055 (Qualifications for appointment and reappointment of state police), the Superintendent of State Police may appoint employees of the Department of Corrections as special state police officers if the superintendent deems it necessary or advisable to assist the Department of Corrections in the discharge of the Department of Corrections’ transport functions and duties. To be eligible for appointment under this subsection, an employee must be currently certified as a corrections officer under ORS 181A.355 (Definitions for ORS 181A) to 181A.689 (Standards for speech and expression). The superintendent and the Department of Corrections shall enter into an intergovernmental agreement that specifies the terms, conditions and duration of appointments made under this subsection.


A person appointed as a special state police officer under subsection (1) of this section may not receive any separate or additional compensation from the Department of State Police for performance of the person’s duties. [Formerly 181.263; 2017 c.188 §1]
Note: 181A.060 (Appointment of employees of department as special state police officers) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 181A or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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