2015 ORS 419B.160¹
Place of detention
  • record
  • parental notice required

(1) A child or ward may not be detained at any time in a police station, jail, prison or other place where adults are detained, except that a child or ward may be detained in a police station for up to five hours when necessary to obtain the child or ward’s name, age, residence and other identifying information.

(2) All peace officers shall keep a record of children taken into protective custody and shall promptly notify the juvenile court or counselor of all children taken into protective custody.

(3) As soon as practicable after the child is taken into custody, the person taking the child into custody shall notify the child’s parent, guardian or other person responsible for the child. The notice shall inform the parent, guardian or other person of the action taken and the time and place of the hearing. [1993 c.33 §64; 1993 c.320 §1; 1993 c.546 §30; 2003 c.396 §40]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419B—Juvenile Code: Dependency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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.