Oregon Statutes - Chapter 169 - Local and Regional Correctional Facilities; Prisoners; Juvenile Facilities - Section 169.760 - Juvenile detention facilities to establish written policy.

All juvenile detention facilities, within six months following November 1, 1981, shall have established comprehensive written policies providing for the least restrictive alternative consistent with the safety and security of the facility, ORS 169.076, 169.078, 169.740 and 169.750, with respect to:

(1) The admission and release of juveniles to and from the facility and proper notification of the juvenile’s parent, guardian or other person responsible for the juvenile;

(2) The use of physical restraints, physical force, chemical agents, internal searches and isolation of or upon a detained juvenile;

(3) A detained juvenile’s access to medical and dental treatment, education, counseling and exercise;

(4) Access to the facility by the public and news media;

(5) Access to reading materials for detained juveniles;

(6) Dress and groom code which will allow for individual identity of detained juveniles;

(7) Access to visitation and telephone calls for a detained juvenile with family and friends;

(8) Sanctions for violating rules of inmate conduct made pursuant to ORS 169.076 (12) and procedures for fact-finding and imposition of discipline or punishment; and

(9) Access to records and grievance procedures for complaints by the detained juvenile, the attorney of the detained juvenile, parent or guardian or other interested person as provided for in ORS 419A.255. [1981 c.869 §5; 1993 c.33 §314]

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