ORS 181.715¹
Criminal Justice Information Standards program
  • duties

(1) The Department of State Police or another criminal justice agency designated by the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall operate a Criminal Justice Information Standards program that coordinates information among state criminal justice agencies. The program shall:

(a) Ensure that in developing new information systems, data can be retrieved to support evaluation of criminal justice planning and programs, including, but not limited to, the ability of the programs to reduce future criminal conduct;

(b) Ensure that maximum effort is made for the safety of public safety officers;

(c) Establish methods and standards for data interchange and information access between criminal justice information systems, in compliance with the technology standards and policies of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services;

(d) Design and implement improved applications for exchange of agency information; and

(e) Implement the capability to exchange images between criminal justice agencies.

(2) The program shall develop a plan to accelerate data sharing and information integration among criminal justice agencies. The plan shall include, but is not limited to, priorities, timelines, development costs, resources needed, the projected ongoing cost of support, critical success factors and any known barriers to accomplishing the plan. Representatives of criminal justice agencies and public safety agencies, including but not limited to local law enforcement agencies, courts of criminal jurisdiction, district attorneys, city attorneys with criminal prosecutive functions, public defender organizations established under ORS chapter 151, community corrections directors, jail managers and county juvenile departments, shall be invited to participate in the planning process. The program shall present the plan to the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services no later than May 30 of each even-numbered year for development of the Governors budget report. The program shall submit the plan to the Joint Legislative Committee on Information Management and Technology no later than December 31 of each even-numbered year.

(3) Notwithstanding the meaning given criminal justice agency in ORS 181.010 (Definitions for ORS 181.010 to 181.560 and 181.715 to 181.730), as used in this section and ORS 181.720 (Duties of state criminal justice agencies), criminal justice agency includes, but is not limited to:

(a) The Judicial Department;

(b) The Attorney General;

(c) The Department of Corrections;

(d) The Department of State Police;

(e) Any other state agency with law enforcement authority designated by order of the Governor;

(f) The Department of Transportation;

(g) The State Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision;

(h) The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training;

(i) The State Department of Fish and Wildlife;

(j) The Oregon Liquor Control Commission;

(k) The Oregon Youth Authority;

(L) The Youth Development Division; and

(m) A university that has established a police department under ORS 352.383 (University police departments and officers) or 353.125 (Creation of police department and commission of police officers). [1993 c.188 §5; 1997 c.433 §4; 1997 c.853 §19; 2001 c.936 §4; 2011 c.506 §28; 2012 c.37 §35; 2013 c.180 §33; 2013 c.623 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 181—State Police; Crime Reporting and Records; Public Safety Standards and Training; Sex Offender Reporting; Private Security Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2013ors181.­pdf (2013) (last ac­cessed Apr. 27, 2014).
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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