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SEPO Five Year Implementation Plan

(Attachment B to Chief Justice Order 10-048)


This document describes the implementation process for those elements of the OJD Court Security Standards considered “Most Urgent”. Those elements of the security standards not listed in the Five Year Plan will be included in the follow-on Five Year Plan. This plan will insure that:

  1. The needs of the courts are assessed.
  2. Elements of the standards are prioritized.
  3. Court security funding is allocated based upon greatest need.
  4. Elements that cannot be procured in a single year due to
    budgetary constraints are spread across multiple years.
  5. The plan provides the most efficient use of resources.
2010 Complete assessments (hardware and training)
Set standards and five year implementation plan
Begin judicial personnel and Court Security Officer (CSO) training
Begin installation of duress alarm/access control/security camera systems
2011

Continue judicial personnel and CSO training
Begin business continuity testing for courts/divisions
Continue installation of duress alarm/access control/security camera systems

2012

Continue judicial personnel and CSO training
Continue business continuity testing for courts/divisions
Continue installation of duress alarm/access control/security camera systems
Install Plexiglas barriers
Begin purchase of magnetometers
Conduct project mid-point review

2013 Continue judicial personnel and CSO training
Continue business continuity testing for courts/divisions
Complete installation of duress alarm/access control/security camera systems
Complete purchase of magnetometers
Begin armoring of benches
2014 Continue judicial personnel and CSO training
Continue business continuity testing for courts/divisions
Complete armoring of benches
Review five year plan and adopt next 5 year plan

Security standards for the appellate, tax, and circuit courts of the State of Oregon not addressed in the first Five Year Plan.

  • Court Security Officer Screening Station
  • Transparent barriers
  • Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Exterior lighting of court facilities
  • External barriers
  • Emergency equipment
  • Mail handling policies