ORS 181.511¹
Fingerprints, identifying data, disposition report required upon arrest

(1) A law enforcement agency immediately upon the arrest of a person for a crime for which criminal offender information must be provided under ORS 181.515 (Crimes for which criminal offender information is required) shall:

(a) Place the arrested person’s fingerprints and identifying data on forms prescribed or furnished by the Department of State Police bureau of criminal identification, photograph the arrested person and promptly transmit the form and photograph to the bureau.

(b) If the arrest is disposed of by the arresting agency, cause the disposition report to be completed and promptly transmitted to the bureau.

(c) If the arrest is not disposed of by the agency, cause the disposition report to be forwarded, except as otherwise provided in section 3, chapter 553, Oregon Laws 1987, to the court that will dispose of the charge, for further action in accordance with ORS 181.521 (Transmittal of disposition report).

(2) A law enforcement agency may record, in addition to fingerprints, the palm prints, sole prints, toe prints or other personal identifiers when, in the discretion of the agency, it is necessary to effect identification of the persons or to the investigation of the crime charged.

(3) A law enforcement agency, for the purpose of identification, may record and submit to the bureau the fingerprints of persons arrested for crimes for which criminal offender information is not required under ORS 181.515 (Crimes for which criminal offender information is required). [1975 c.548 §5 (enacted in lieu of 181.510); 1983 c.763 §55; 1987 c.475 §6; 1987 c.553 §1; 2007 c.71 §55]

See also annota­tions under ORS 181.510 to 181.540 in permanent edi­tion.

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Access to confidential crime records and reports by Oregon Law Enforce­ment Council, (1974) Vol 36, p 782

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 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 181, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­181ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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