2015 ORS 133.379¹
Duty of peace officer to arrest and prosecute violators of cruelty to animals laws

It shall be the duty of any peace officer to arrest and prosecute any violator of ORS 167.315 (Animal abuse in the second degree) to 167.333 (Sexual assault of an animal), 167.340 (Animal abandonment), 167.355 (Involvement in animal fighting), 167.365 (Dogfighting) or 167.428 (Cockfighting) for any violation which comes to the knowledge or notice of the officer. [Formerly 770.240; 1983 c.648 §3; 1985 c.662 §13; 2001 c.926 §17; 2009 c.550 §5; 2012 c.89 §9]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 133—Arrest and Related Procedures; Search and Seizure; Extradition, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors133.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.