(1) The State Board of Higher Education may, at the request of any institution under its control, authorize that institution to commission one or more of its employees as special campus security officers. However, the total number of special campus security officers commissioned at the institutions in the Oregon University System shall not exceed 50. Special campus security officers shall have stop and frisk authority as set forth in ORS 131.605 to 131.625 and probable cause arrest authority and the accompanying immunities as set forth in ORS 133.310 and 133.315 when acting in the scope of their employment as defined by the State Board of Higher Education. Special campus security officers shall not be authorized to carry firearms as police officers and, except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, shall not be considered police officers for purposes of ORS 181.610, 238.005, 243.005 or 243.736.
(2) The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training shall train special campus security officers at the expense of the State Board of Higher Education.
(3) The State Board of Higher Education, acting by and through its special campus security officers, is a criminal justice agency for purposes of rules adopted pursuant to ORS 181.730 (3). [1987 c.745 §§1,2; 1995 c.364 §1; 1997 c.853 §37]Section: Previous 352.330 352.340 352.350 352.355 352.360 352.370 352.380 352.385 352.390 352.400 352.410 352.420 352.430 352.440 352.510 Next
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