2017 ORS 420.910¹
Arrest and detention of escaped, absent or paroled youth offenders

(1)(a) When a youth offender placed in a youth correction facility has escaped or is absent without authorization from the youth correction facility or from the custody of any person in whose charge the youth offender lawfully has been placed, the superintendent of the youth correction facility concerned, or the superintendent’s authorized representative, may order the arrest and detention of the youth offender.

(b) When a youth offender on parole from a youth correction facility is absent from the custody of a person in whose charge the youth offender lawfully has been placed, or has failed to abide by rules of parole supervision or to respond successfully to prior sanctions imposed by the Oregon Youth Authority pursuant to administrative rule, the superintendent of the youth correction facility from which the youth offender is on parole, or the superintendent’s authorized representative, may order the arrest and detention of the youth offender.

(c) The superintendent or authorized representative may issue an order under this subsection based on a reasonable belief that grounds exist for issuing the order. Where reasonable, the superintendent or representative shall investigate to ascertain whether such grounds exist.

(2) An order issued by the superintendent of a youth correction facility, or the superintendent’s representative, as authorized by subsection (1) of this section constitutes full authority for the arrest and detention by a peace officer of the escapee, absentee or parole violator, and all laws applicable to warrants of arrest shall apply to such orders.

(3) An order issued by the superintendent of a youth correction facility, or the superintendent’s representative, as authorized by subsection (1)(b) and (c) of this section constitutes full authority for a juvenile community supervision officer to take the parole violator into custody.

(4) In lieu of the procedure in subsection (1) of this section, the juvenile court of the county from which the youth offender or parolee was committed may direct issuance of a warrant of arrest against the youth offender or parolee when notified by the superintendent of the youth correction facility concerned, or the superintendent’s authorized representative, that any youth offender placed in a youth correction facility has escaped or is absent without authorization from the institution to which committed, from parole supervision or from the custody of any person in whose charge the youth offender lawfully has been placed. [1957 c.129 §1; 1957 c.481 §1; 1963 c.256 §9; 1965 c.616 §46; 1985 c.229 §2; 1987 c.892 §3; 1995 c.422 §121; 2013 c.259 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420—Youth Correction Facilities; Youth Care Centers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420.­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.
 
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