Oregon Statutes - Chapter 137 - Judgment and Execution; Parole and Probation by the Court - Section 137.620 - Powers of parole and probation officers; oath of office; bond; audit of accounts.

(1) As used in this section, “parole and probation officer” has the meaning given that term in ORS 181.610.

(2) Parole and probation officers of the Department of Corrections or a county community corrections agency and those appointed by the court have the powers of peace officers in the execution of their duties, but are not active members of the regular police force. Each parole and probation officer appointed by the court, before entering on the duties of office, shall take an oath of office. Each parole and probation officer who collects or has custody of money shall execute a bond in a penal sum to be fixed by the court, with sufficient sureties approved thereby, conditioned for the honest accounting of all money received by the parole and probation officer as a parole and probation officer. The accounts of all parole and probation officers are subject to audit at any time by the proper fiscal authorities. [Amended by 1973 c.836 §275; 1987 c.320 §41; 2005 c.264 §1]

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