Nondisclosure of certain public safety officer investigation records
(1)As used in this section:
(a)“Law enforcement unit” has the meaning given that term in ORS 181A.355 (Definitions for ORS 181A.355 to 181A.689).
(b)“Public body” has the meaning given that term in ORS 192.311 (Definitions for ORS 192.311 to 192.478).
(c)“Public safety officer” has the meaning given that term in ORS 181A.355 (Definitions for ORS 181A.355 to 181A.689).
(2)A public body may not disclose audio or video records of internal investigation interviews of public safety officers.
(3)Subsection (2) of this section does not prohibit disclosure of the records described in subsection (2) of this section to:
(a)A law enforcement unit for purposes of the investigation;
(b)An attorney representing a public safety officer who is the subject of the investigation;
(c)The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training as required by ORS 181A.670 (Disclosure of information about public safety officer);
(d)A district attorney, as defined in ORS 131.005 (General definitions);
(e)A public safety officer who is the subject of the investigation;
(f)An attorney for a defendant in a criminal proceeding related to the investigation, for use in preparation for the criminal proceeding;
(g)A labor organization, as defined in ORS 243.650 (Definitions for ORS 243.650 to 243.809), for use in an action by an employer against a member of the labor organization for the purpose of punishing the member;
(h)A public body responsible for civilian oversight or a citizen review body designated by the public body for the purposes of fulfilling the investigative and oversight functions of the body;
(i)A federal law enforcement agency for purposes of the investigation; or
(j)The Attorney General.
(4)The disclosure of records under subsection (3) of this section does not make the records subject to further disclosure. [Formerly 192.405]
Section 192.385 — Nondisclosure of certain public safety officer investigation records; exceptions,