ORS 165.545¹
Prohibitions not applicable to fire or police activities

Nothing in ORS 165.535 (Definitions applicable to obtaining contents of communications), 165.540 (Obtaining contents of communications) and this section, shall be construed as preventing fire or police governmental entities from recording, replaying or broadcasting telecommunication or radio communication that directly concern police or fire operation at the telephone or radio operation center or centers of such governmental entity. [1959 c.681 §6; 1981 c.806 §2; 1983 c.740 §36]

Notes of Decisions

Where defendant was re­quired to submit to telephonic voice transmission and provide voice exemplar, suppression of exemplar and other taped conversa­tions on basis of this sec­tion was improper as it does not apply to that kind of recording. State v. Maffia, 42 Or App 147, 600 P2d 446 (1979), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 165

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 165—Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors165.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 165, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano165.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information