The duties of parole and probation officers appointed pursuant to ORS 137.590 or 423.500 to 423.560 are:
(a) To make investigations and reports under ORS 137.530 as are required by the judge of any court having jurisdiction within the county, city or judicial district for which the officer is appointed to serve.
(b) To receive under supervision any person sentenced to probation by any court in the jurisdiction area for which the officers are appointed to serve.
(c) To provide release assistance, and supervise any person placed in a diversion, work release or community services alternative program, by any court in the jurisdiction area for which the officers are appointed to serve.
(d) To give each person under their supervision a statement of the conditions of probation or program participation and to instruct the person regarding the conditions.
(e) To keep informed concerning the conduct and condition of persons under their supervision by visiting, requiring reports and otherwise.
(f) To use all suitable methods, not inconsistent with the condition of probation or program participation, to aid and encourage persons under their supervision and to effect improvement in their conduct and condition.
(g) To keep detailed records of the work done and to make reports to the courts and to the Department of Corrections as the courts require.
(h) To perform other duties not inconsistent with the normal and customary functions of parole and probation officers as may be required by any court in the jurisdiction area for which the officers are appointed to serve.
(2) Parole and probation officers of the Department of Corrections have duties as specified by rule adopted by the Director of the Department of Corrections.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, parole and probation officers may not be required to collect from persons under their supervision any fees to offset the costs of supervising the probation, including but not limited to those ordered pursuant to ORS 137.540 or 423.570. [Amended by 1969 c.597 §127; 1981 c.447 §1; 1987 c.320 §42; 1993 c.14 §15; 2005 c.264 §12]Section: Previous 137.595 137.596 137.597 137.599 137.600 137.610 137.620 137.630 137.635 137.637 137.640 137.650 137.651 137.653 137.654 Next
Last modified: August 7, 2008