The Oregon Health and Science University Board of Directors, or Oregon Health and Science University officials acting under the authority of the board, may establish a police department and commission one or more employees as police officers. A police department established under this section has all of the authority and immunity of a municipal police department of this state.
Police officers commissioned under this section:
May enforce criminal laws and any administrative rules and policies adopted by the university; and
Have all the authority and immunity of a peace officer or police officer of this state.
When the university establishes a police department and commissions one or more employees as police officers under this section, the university, in cooperation with the chief of the police department, shall establish a process by which the university will receive and respond to complaints involving the policies of the police department and the conduct of the police officers.
The university may:
Enter into an agreement with a municipal corporation or any department, agency or political subdivision of this state for the provision of mutual aid by their respective police officers; and