Arrest Reports and Laws

Hearing procedure.

(1) Any hearing pursuant to ORS 144.613 to 144.617 may be before the administrator of the Uniform Act for Out-of-State Supervision, a deputy of the Director of the Department of Corrections or any other person authorized pursuant to the laws of this state to hear cases of alleged parole or probation violation, except that no hearing officer shall be the person making the allegation of violation.
(2) With respect to any hearing pursuant to ORS 144.613 to 144.617, the parolee or probationer:
(a) Shall have reasonable notice in writing of the nature and content of the allegations to be made, including notice that its purpose is to determine whether there is probable cause to believe that the parolee or probationer has committed a violation that may lead to a revocation of parole or probation.
(b) Shall be permitted to confer with any person whose assistance the parolee or probationer reasonably desires, prior to the hearing.
(c) Shall have the right to confront and examine any persons who have made allegations against the parolee or probationer, unless the hearing officer determines that such confrontation would present a substantial present or subsequent danger of harm to such person or persons.
(d) May admit, deny or explain the violation alleged and may present proof, including affidavits and other evidence, in support of the contentions of the parolee or probationer. A record of the proceedings shall be made and preserved. [1973 c.489 §§2,3; 1987 c.320 §78]