(1) “Disciplinary action” means action taken against a public safety officer by an employer to punish the
officer, including dismissal, demotion, suspension without pay, reduction in salary,
written reprimand and transfer.
(2) “Just cause” means a cause reasonably related to the public safety officer's ability to perform
required work. The term includes a willful violation of reasonable work rules, regulations or written
(3) “Public safety officer” means:
(a) A member of a law enforcement unit who is employed full-time as a peace officer
commissioned by a city, university that has established a police department under
ORS 352.121 or 353.125, port, school district, mass transit district, county, Indian reservation, the Criminal
Justice Division of the Department of Justice, the Oregon State Lottery Commission
or the Governor and who is responsible for enforcing the criminal laws of this state
or laws or ordinances relating to airport security.
(b) A corrections officer, a parole and probation officer or a youth correction officer
as those terms are defined in ORS 181A.355.
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