ORS 236.350
Definitions for ORS 236.350 to 236.370

As used in ORS 236.350 (Definitions for ORS 236.350 to 236.370) to 236.370 (ORS 236.350 to 236.370 not applicable to certain public safety officers):


“Disciplinary action” means action taken against a public safety officer by an employer to punish the officer, including dismissal, demotion, suspension without pay, reduction in salary, written reprimand and transfer.


“Just cause” means a cause reasonably related to the public safety officer’s ability to perform required work. The term includes a willful violation of reasonable work rules, regulations or written policies.


“Public safety officer” means:


A member of a law enforcement unit who is employed full-time as a peace officer commissioned by a city, university that has established a police department under ORS 352.121 (University police departments and officers) or 353.125 (Creation of police department and commission of police officers), port, school district, mass transit district, county, Indian reservation, the Criminal Justice Division of the Department of Justice, the Oregon State Lottery Commission or the Governor and who is responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of this state or laws or ordinances relating to airport security.


A corrections officer, a parole and probation officer or a youth correction officer as those terms are defined in ORS 181A.355 (Definitions for ORS 181A.355 to 181A.689). [1979 c.618 §2; 1991 c.742 §14; 1993 c.594 §6; 1993 c.623 §3; 2007 c.71 §74; 2009 c.716 §1; 2011 c.506 §31; 2013 c.180 §35]

Source: Section 236.350 — Definitions for ORS 236.350 to 236.370, https://www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/bills_laws/ors/ors236.­html.

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