2017 ORS 236.350¹
Definitions for ORS 236.350 to 236.370

As used in ORS 236.350 (Definitions for ORS 236.350 to 236.370) to 236.370 (ORS 236.350 to 236.370 not applicable to certain public safety officers):

(1) “Disciplinary action” means action taken against a public safety officer by an employer to punish the officer, including dismissal, demotion, suspension without pay, reduction in salary, written reprimand and transfer.

(2) “Just cause” means a cause reasonably related to the public safety officer’s ability to perform required work. The term includes a willful violation of reasonable work rules, regulations or written policies.

(3) “Public safety officer” means:

(a) A member of a law enforcement unit who is employed full-time as a peace officer commissioned by a city, university that has established a police department under ORS 352.121 (University police departments and officers) or 353.125 (Creation of police department and commission of police officers), port, school district, mass transit district, county, Indian reservation, the Criminal Justice Division of the Department of Justice, the Oregon State Lottery Commission or the Governor and who is responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of this state or laws or ordinances relating to airport security.

(b) A corrections officer, a parole and probation officer or a youth correction officer as those terms are defined in ORS 181A.355 (Definitions for ORS 181A.355 to 181A.670). [1979 c.618 §2; 1991 c.742 §14; 1993 c.594 §6; 1993 c.623 §3; 2007 c.71 §74; 2009 c.716 §1; 2011 c.506 §31; 2013 c.180 §35]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 236—Eligibility; Resignations, Removals and Vacancies; Discipline; Transfers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors236.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.
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.