ORS 181.263¹
Appointment of employees of department as special state police officers

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 181.260 (Qualifications for appointment and reappointment as member of state police), the Superintendent of State Police may appoint employees of the Department of Corrections as special state police officers if the superintendent deems it necessary or advisable to assist the Department of Corrections in the discharge of the Department of Corrections’ medical transport functions and duties. To be eligible for appointment under this subsection, an employee must be currently certified as a corrections officer under ORS 181.610 (Definitions for ORS 181.610 to 181.712) to 181.712 (Child abuse and domestic violence training). The superintendent and the Department of Corrections shall enter into an intergovernmental agreement that specifies the terms, conditions and duration of appointments made under this subsection.

(2) A person appointed as a special state police officer under subsection (1) of this section may not receive any separate or additional compensation from the Department of State Police for performance of the person’s duties. [2001 c.435 §1]

Note: 181.263 (Appointment of employees of department as special state police officers) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 181 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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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