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163.744 Complaint form.

(1) A person may initiate an action seeking a citation under ORS 163.735 by presenting a complaint to a law enforcement officer or to any law enforcement agency. The complaint shall be a statement setting forth with particularity the conduct that is the basis for the complaint. The petitioner must affirm the truth of the facts in the complaint.

(2) The Department of State Police shall develop and distribute the form of the complaint. The form shall include the standards for reviewing the complaint and for action. The form shall be uniform throughout the state and shall include substantially the following material:

STALKING COMPLAINT

Name of petitioner (person presenting complaint): _______________

Name of person being stalked if other than the petitioner: _____________

______________________________

Name of respondent (alleged stalker):
______________________________

Description of respondent:
______________________________
______________________________
______________________________

Length of period of conduct:
______________________________
______________________________

Description of relationship (if any) between petitioner or person being stalked, if other than the petitioner, and respondent:
______________________________
______________________________

Description of contact:
______________________________
______________________________
______________________________
______________________________
______________________________

Subscribed to and affirmed by:

______________________________

(signature of petitioner)

(printed name of petitioner)

______________________________

Dated: ___________________

(3) A parent may present a complaint to protect a minor child. A guardian may present a complaint to protect a dependent person.

(4) By signing the complaint, a person is making a sworn statement for purposes of ORS 162.055 to 162.425.