2015 ORS 181A.870¹
Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to establish standards
  • department to establish procedures and fees
  • report
  • rules

(1) The Board on Public Safety Standards and Training shall establish standards for:

(a) Issuing, denying, renewing and revoking licenses for executive managers and supervisory managers; and

(b) Reviewing the private security services of executive managers in relation to the licensing and certification standards set forth in ORS 181A.840 (Definitions for ORS 181A.360, 181A.840 to 181A.891, 181A.895 and 181A.995) to 181A.891 (Persons providing private security services on September 9, 1995).

(2) In accordance with any applicable provision of ORS chapter 183, to promote consistent standards for private security services by improving the competence of private security providers, the board, in conjunction with the Private Security Policy Committee, shall establish reasonable minimum standards of physical, emotional, intellectual and moral fitness for private security providers.

(3) The board, in consultation with the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, may establish by rule accreditation standards for required training programs. The board, in consultation with the Private Security Policy Committee, may establish to what extent training or educational programs offered by employers may be considered equivalent to required training programs.

(4) The department shall:

(a) Establish and carry out procedures for issuing, denying, renewing and revoking, subject to terms and conditions imposed by the department, a private security provider’s certificate or license;

(b) In collaboration with the Private Security Policy Committee, recommend for approval by the board the content of and standards for all training courses and testing required for certification as a private security professional and the standards for all instructors providing the training;

(c) Establish procedures in consultation with the board for temporary assignment of persons performing private security services for a period of no longer than 120 days while an application for certification is being processed;

(d) In collaboration with the Private Security Policy Committee, establish fees for issuing certificates and licenses to private security providers. The fees may not exceed the prorated direct costs of administering:

(A) The certification or licensing program required by this section;

(B) The criminal records checks required by ORS 181A.875 (Licenses and certificates); and

(C) Any training program required by rules of the department or board; and

(e) In collaboration with the Private Security Policy Committee, establish fees for accrediting training programs offered by employers.

(5) In establishing procedures for issuing certificates and licenses under subsection (4)(a) of this section, the department shall establish a procedure for issuing a certificate or license to a person upon submission by the person of proof of successful completion of a training program accredited by the board pursuant to subsection (3) of this section as being equivalent to the required training program offered by the department.

(6) The department shall investigate alleged violations of the provisions of ORS 181A.840 (Definitions for ORS 181A.360, 181A.840 to 181A.891, 181A.895 and 181A.995) to 181A.891 (Persons providing private security services on September 9, 1995) and of any rules adopted by the department or the board. The department shall issue a report when the investigation is complete.

(7) The department and the board may adopt rules necessary to carry out their duties under ORS 181A.840 (Definitions for ORS 181A.360, 181A.840 to 181A.891, 181A.895 and 181A.995) to 181A.891 (Persons providing private security services on September 9, 1995) and 181A.995 (Penalties relating to regulation of private security services). For efficiency, the department and board may adopt rules jointly as a single set of combined rules. [Formerly 181.878]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 181A—State Police; Crime Reporting and Records; Public Safety Standards and Training; Private Security Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors181A.­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.