2011 ORS § 181.010¹
Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730

As used in ORS 181.010 (Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730) to 181.560 (Procedure when information requested by other than criminal justice agency) and 181.715 (Criminal Justice Information Standards program) to 181.730 (Law Enforcement Data System established), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Criminal justice agency means:

(a) The Governor;

(b) Courts of criminal jurisdiction;

(c) The Attorney General;

(d) District attorneys, city attorneys with criminal prosecutorial functions, attorney employees of the office of public defense services and nonprofit public defender organizations established under contract with the Public Defense Services Commission;

(e) Law enforcement agencies;

(f) The Department of Corrections;

(g) The Oregon Youth Authority;

(h) The State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision;

(i) The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training;

(j) Regional information systems that share programs to track, identify and remove cross-jurisdictional criminal and terrorist conspiracies; and

(k) Any other state or local agency with law enforcement authority.

(2) Criminal offender information includes records and related data as to physical description and vital statistics, fingerprints received and compiled for purposes of identifying criminal offenders and alleged offenders, records of arrests and the nature and disposition of criminal charges, including sentencing, confinement, parole and release.

(3) Department means the Department of State Police established under ORS 181.020 (Department of State Police established).

(4) Deputy superintendent means the Deputy Superintendent of State Police appointed under ORS 181.220 (Appointment of Deputy Superintendent of State Police).

(5) Designated agency means any state, county or municipal government agency where Oregon criminal offender information is required to implement a federal or state statute, executive order or administrative rule that expressly refers to criminal conduct and contains requirements or exclusions expressly based on such conduct or for agency employment purposes, licensing purposes or other demonstrated and legitimate needs when designated by order of the Governor.

(6) Disposition report means a form or process prescribed or furnished by the department, containing a description of the ultimate action taken subsequent to an arrest.

(7) Law enforcement agency means:

(a) County sheriffs, municipal police departments, police departments established by a university under ORS 352.383 (University police departments and officers) and State Police;

(b) Other police officers of this state or another state;

(c) A tribal government as defined in section 1, chapter 644, Oregon Laws 2011, that employs authorized tribal police officers as defined in section 1, chapter 644, Oregon Laws 2011; and

(d) Law enforcement agencies of the federal government.

(8) State police means the sworn members of the state police force appointed under ORS 181.250 (Oregon State Police).

(9) Superintendent means the Superintendent of State Police appointed under ORS 181.200 (Superintendent of State Police). [Amended by 1963 c.547 §1; 1971 c.467 §1; 1975 c.548 §1; 1977 c.745 §46; 1981 c.905 §1; 1987 c.320 §136; 1987 c.475 §5; 1989 c.364 §3; 2001 c.104 §60; 2001 c.962 §42; 2007 c.71 §54; 2011 c.506 §26; 2011 c.547 §1; 2011 c.644 §26]

Note: The amendments to 181.010 (Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730) by section 49, chapter 644, Oregon Laws 2011, become operative July 1, 2015. See section 58, chapter 644, Oregon Laws 2011, as amended by section 77, chapter 644, Oregon Laws 2011. The text that is operative on and after July 1, 2015, is set forth for the users convenience.

181.010 (Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730). As used in ORS 181.010 (Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730) to 181.560 (Procedure when information requested by other than criminal justice agency) and 181.715 (Criminal Justice Information Standards program) to 181.730 (Law Enforcement Data System established), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Criminal justice agency means:

(a) The Governor;

(b) Courts of criminal jurisdiction;

(c) The Attorney General;

(d) District attorneys, city attorneys with criminal prosecutorial functions, attorney employees of the office of public defense services and nonprofit public defender organizations established under contract with the Public Defense Services Commission;

(e) Law enforcement agencies;

(f) The Department of Corrections;

(g) The Oregon Youth Authority;

(h) The State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision;

(i) The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training;

(j) Regional information systems that share programs to track, identify and remove cross-jurisdictional criminal and terrorist conspiracies; and

(k) Any other state or local agency with law enforcement authority.

(2) Criminal offender information includes records and related data as to physical description and vital statistics, fingerprints received and compiled for purposes of identifying criminal offenders and alleged offenders, records of arrests and the nature and disposition of criminal charges, including sentencing, confinement, parole and release.

(3) Department means the Department of State Police established under ORS 181.020 (Department of State Police established).

(4) Deputy superintendent means the Deputy Superintendent of State Police appointed under ORS 181.220 (Appointment of Deputy Superintendent of State Police).

(5) Designated agency means any state, county or municipal government agency where Oregon criminal offender information is required to implement a federal or state statute, executive order or administrative rule that expressly refers to criminal conduct and contains requirements or exclusions expressly based on such conduct or for agency employment purposes, licensing purposes or other demonstrated and legitimate needs when designated by order of the Governor.

(6) Disposition report means a form or process prescribed or furnished by the department, containing a description of the ultimate action taken subsequent to an arrest.

(7) Law enforcement agency means:

(a) County sheriffs, municipal police departments, police departments established by a university under ORS 352.383 (University police departments and officers) and State Police;

(b) Other police officers of this state or another state; and

(c) Law enforcement agencies of the federal government.

(8) State police means the sworn members of the state police force appointed under ORS 181.250 (Oregon State Police).

(9) Superintendent means the Superintendent of State Police appointed under ORS 181.200 (Superintendent of State Police).