2011 ORS § 181.100¹
Organization of work of department
The Superintendent of State Police shall, so far as in the judgment of the superintendent it is practicable and expedient so to do, organize the work of the Department of State Police so that:
(1) The various duties required of the department may be assigned to appropriate departments, to be performed by persons experienced and qualified for such respective kinds of work.
(2) The duties of the various officers and police of the superintendent are coordinated so that when not engaged in a particular duty specified or directed to be done or not then requiring attention such officers and police shall perform the other duties required of the department and then required to be done.
(3) The cooperation of other officers and police may be secured for the purposes of avoiding duplication of time and effort.