ORS 181.070¹
State detective bureau

(1) The Superintendent of State Police may, with the approval of the Governor, maintain a state detective bureau under the immediate supervision of the superintendent.

(2) The detective bureau shall:

(a) Maintain facilities for the detection of crime by the state police.

(b) Supply expert information on handwriting and ballistics.

(3) To accomplish the purposes of subsection (2) of this section, the superintendent may, with the approval of the Governor, utilize the services of such members of the state police as assistant state detectives as the superintendent deems expedient. [Amended by 1963 c.547 §9; 1971 c.467 §22]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 181—State Police; Crime Reporting and Records; Public Safety Standards and Training, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­181.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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.
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