2013 ORS § 181.250¹
Oregon State Police

The Superintendent of State Police shall:

(1) Appoint a state police force to be known as the Oregon State Police, consisting of commissioned officers, noncommissioned officers and troopers;

(2) Arrange for the examination and enlistment of applicants to the state police; and

(3) Establish ranks or grades in the state police. [Amended by 1971 c.467 §6; 2011 c.547 §14]