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0640.70 Fingerprinting and Photographing Juveniles

 640.70, Fingerprinting and Photographing Juveniles

 

Refer:

  • ORS § 419A.250, Fingerprinting and Photographing
  • ORS § 419C.080, Custody
  • Directive 830.00, Arrest Without Warrant
  • Directive 850.30 Temporary Detention and Custody of Juveniles
  • Directive 870.25, Temporary Holding Rooms
  • Juvenile Secure Custody Log Form (Chief’s Office)
  • Juvenile Processing Table (ID)
  • Voluntary Fingerprint/Photo Consent Form (ID)

 

Procedure:

1.  Custody Processing Requests:

1.1.  All juveniles twelve (12) and over taken into custody for any felony or class A misdemeanor shall be fingerprinted and photographed by the Forensic Evidence Division (FED), Room 1250, Justice Center. Fingerprinting and photographing of juveniles under twelve (12) will be coordinated with the Multnomah County Juvenile Detention Hall (JDH) for another time.

1.2.  Juveniles twelve (12) and over taken into custody for class B and C misdemeanors may be fingerprinted and photographed by FED. Fingerprinting and photographing of juveniles under twelve (12) will be coordinated with the Multnomah County Juvenile Detention Hall (JDH) for another time. ORS § 419C.080.

2.  Processing:

2.1.  Members shall ensure that fingerprinting and photographing of a juvenile taken into custody is done prior to transporting the juvenile to the Juvenile Reception Center, to the Multnomah County Juvenile Detention Hall, or released to any other authority.

2.2.  Prior to transporting and presenting the juvenile taken into custody at the Forensic Evidence Division (FED) for processing, members will notify FED by calling the FED front desk. Two (2) members must accompany and remain with the arrested juvenile at all times while in FED.

2.3.  On the rare occasion when a juvenile under the age of twelve (12) is brought to FED for fingerprinting and photographing, the FED Captain will be notified by the FED staff as soon as practical. The FED staff will inform the Captain of the age of the juvenile and the circumstances surrounding the custody.

2.4.  Upon arrival, members will check in at the front desk so as to coordinate placement of the juvenile in a FED holding cell; members will not escort juveniles through the FED official area.

2.5.  Upon arrival to and departure from FED, members will complete the Juvenile Secure Custody log form at the FED front desk per Directive 850.30, Temporary Detention and Custody of Juveniles.

2.6.  Additionally, after FED departure, a notation shall be made in the police report listing the duration of detention and if the juvenile was handcuffed, per Directive 850.30, Temporary Detention and Custody of Juveniles.

2.7.  FED staff will fingerprint and photograph juveniles at the request of investigating members, which are in compliance with this directive and statutory requirements.

2.7.1.  In the event a disagreement arises as to whether or not the request complies with directive and/or statutory requirements, FED will process the juvenile suspect and refer the matter to a FED supervisor.

2.7.2.  If it is determined that the request did not comply with directive and/or statutory requirements, the investigating member will be consulted and the fingerprints and photographs purged from the files.

2.7.3.  If there is a dispute, the City Attorney’s Office will make the final decision as to whether documents should be destroyed.

2.8.  FED staff will maintain and control the release and purging of fingerprint and photograph files according to statutory requirements.

2.9.  FED staff will provide the Records Division (Records) with PPJ numbers.

3.  Other Processing Requests:

3.1.  Juveniles may also be fingerprinted and photographed:

3.1.1.  Upon consent of both the child or youth and the child or youth’s parent after advice that they are not required to give such consent;

3.1.2.  Upon request or consent of the child’s parent alone if the child is less than ten (10) years of age, and if the law enforcement agency delivers the original photographs or fingerprints to the parent and does not make or retain any copies thereof; or

3.1.3.  By order of the juvenile court. ORS § 419A.250.

History:

  • Originating Directive Effective: 09/06/01
  • First Revision Effective: 01/30/03
  • Second Revision Effective: 05/01/04
  • Third Revision Effective: 10/22/14
  • Next Review Date: 10/22/16
  • Review By: Forensic Evidence Division