2015 ORS 206.345¹
Contracts with cities
  • authority under contract

(1) A sheriff shall have authority to enter into contracts, jointly with the governing body of the county, on behalf of the county, as provided in ORS 190.010 (Authority of local governments to make intergovernmental agreement).

(2) During the existence of the contract, the sheriff and the deputies of the sheriff shall exercise such authority as may be vested in them by terms of the contract, including full power and authority to arrest for violations of all duly enacted ordinances of the contracting city. [1967 c.236 §1]

Notes of Decisions

Sheriff does not have authority to enter into security services agree­ment with private company. Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Klamath County, 151 F3d 996 (9th Cir. 1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 206—Sheriffs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors206.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 206, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano206.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.