MCDC: Multnomah County Detention Center
MCIJ: Multnomah County Inverness Jail
MCSO: Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
MCHJ: Multnomah Court House Jail
JDH: Juvenile Detention Hall
ATT: Attempt. For example, ATT MURDER is attempted murder and ATT ASSAULT POL OFF is attempted assaulted of a police officer. Attempt is typically charged one grade lower than the category of the crime the defendant was attempting to commit. It is described in ORS: https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/161.405
AGG, AGGR, AGGRV: Aggravated
DV: Domestic Violence. If you see a DV suffix, it means the crime involved a person with whom defendant had an intimate relationship.
DV-FEL: Domestic Violence Felony. This is most commonly attached to crimes of strangulation and Assault IV. Also notated as FELONY – DV and FEL DV
CON: Conspiracy (e.g. CON MURDER is conspiracy to murder)
SOL: Solicit (e.g. SOL MURDER is to solicit murder)
PPSV: Post Prison Supervision
Oregon Drug Statutes: https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/475.752
HGST: Hearing – Sentencing
HGSC: Hearing – Show-Cause
HGPS: Hearing – Plea & Sentence
HGPL: Hearing – Plea
HGCU: Hearing – Custody Issue
HGFU: Hearing – Further Proceedings
HGCM: Hearing – Case Management
HGSA: Hearing – Substitution of Attorney
HGSL: Hearing – Settlement Conference
HGMO: Hearing – Motion(s)
HGRT: Hearing – Restitution
HGSK: Hearing – Status Check
HGPV: Hearing – Probation Violation
HGSP: Hearing – Probation Violation Sentencing
Bail: The defendant is released after posting bail. This may happen because a defendant was arrested or surrendered with enough cash to post bond, however it typically happens because a family, friend, lawyer, or bondsman posts the bail for them.
B/R: Book and release
PRS: Pretrial Release Services
Pretrial release services supervises people who are awaiting trial
Close Street Supervision:
The defendant is released to Multnomah County’s Close Street Supervision program, which provides intensive supervision for arrestees facing Measure 11 or domestic violence charges, and those with mental health issues who are not eligible for release on recognizance.
TSI: Turn Self In to Jail. This is usually for people on probation or those who have been sentenced to serve jail time on weekends or other times when the judge has allowed them to serve their sentence. Sometimes, a sentencing judge will allow defendants to serve jail time on weekends or other times that are more convenient for defendants. This is done for misdemeanor and low-level felony convicts who may have jobs, families or other situations where straight jail time would have an unnecessarily or excessively detrimental impact on their lives.
Time Served on a Sentence: The defendant has received a sentence in the county jail and has finished doing their time. If a defendant is sentenced to the county jail, it is typically a short sentence as longer sentences will be served in a state prison or penitentiary.
Released on Own Recognizance:
The defendant is released after agreeing to appear in court. This is typically only done for low level crimes or people with little to no criminal histories
Release to County:
The defendant is transferred to the county where they have a county hold. For example, “Release Reason: Washington County” means the defendant was transferred to Washington County where is likely a warrant or summons for them.
Release for “Other”:
The defendant is released for reasons not specified. This could be a range of things, such as compassion for a serious medical condition.
Court Ordered Release: The defendant was released by order of a judge.
Court Release on Recognizance: A judge released the defendant after the defendant agreed to appear in court.
Emergency Forced Release: This happens when the sheriff is forced to release defendants, typically due to services shortages such as a lack of beds, food, or insufficient budget to operate the jail.