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Oregon VINE
Phone and Internet Contacts
Victim Information and Notification Everyday
1-877-OR-4-VINE
(1-877-674-8463)

To register with VINE on the internet go to: www.vinelink.com
 
For notifications received in error contact (toll free number):
1-877-674-8463

 
Questions or comments concerning VINE? Please contact us us to let us know.
 
Offender information for crime victims statewide, 24-hours a day.

General Information
VINE is a free and anonymous telephone service that is designed to provide two important features to crime victims and other citizens: information and notification. VINE is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
 
VINE monitors the custody status of offenders in the Department of Corrections and individuals currently on probation/parole/post-prison supervision.
 
The Oregon VINE service is available in English and Spanish. A live operator is available to provide assistance to anyone calling the toll-free number for any reason.

Information Calls
VINE will tell callers if an offender is in the custody of the Oregon Department of Corrections or under probation/parole/post-prison supervision supervision by local community corrections offices.
To search for information, callers will need to provide one or more of the following items:
  • Offender’s name and correct spelling
  • Offender’s State Identification Number ("SID Number")
  • JJIS Number for Oregon Youth Authority
    • Secondary search options if there’s more than one offender with the same name:
      • Race
      • Date of Birth
VINE will provide the caller with the following information about the offender:
  • Name of offender
  • Offender’s State Identification Number ("SID Number")
  • Current custody status
  • Location of offender: Prison name or community corrections location
  • Scheduled release date
  • Community supervision expiration date

Notification Calls
The VINE system will allow callers to leave a phone number if they want to be called automatically when an offender’s custody status changes, such as being released or transferred. The computer will also notify registered callers if their offender escapes, dies, or has a change in parole or probation/parole/post-prison supervision status.
Crime victims and concerned citizens may register for VINE’s notification feature by calling the VINE toll-free number. Callers will need to provide VINE with the following information:
  • A telephone number, including area code, where they can be reached for notification.
  • A 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
Notification calls to registered people will be made when one or more of the following occur:
 
Notification Event
Calling Pattern (explained below)
General ReleaseNormal
Release on BondNormal
Release on Court OrderNormal
Scheduled ReleaseAdvanced
EscapeNormal
Return to custody from EscapeNon-Emergency Final
DeathNon-Emergency Delay Death
Transfer to known facilityNon-Emergency Delay Transfer
Transfer to unknown facilityNon-Emergency Delay Transfer
Work ReleaseNon-Emergency Final
Home DetentionNon-Emergency Final
Parole HearingAdvanced
Probation – AbscondedNon-Emergency Final
Probation – Return from abscondNon-Emergency Final
Probation – Case Terminated / DischargedNon-Emergency Final
Probation – Case RevokedNon-Emergency Final
Probation – Early DischargeNon-Emergency Final
Probation – Transfer to another officeNon-Emergency Final
Probation – Term extendedNon-Emergency Final
Probation – ArrestNon-Emergency Final
 
 

Calling Patterns
Normal: Calls will be made every 30 minutes until contact is made and then will be made every 2 hours for 24 hours until confirmed. Confirmation of calls is made by entering your PIN number.  Notification messages will be left on an answering machine.
 
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Non-Emergency Final: Calls will be made every 30 minutes between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. for 48 hours or until the call is confirmed. Calls are confirmed and stopped by entering your PIN. Notification messages will be left on an answering machine, but calls will continue every 2 hours for 48 hours between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m..
 
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Non-Emergency Delay Death: Calls will be made every 30 minutes between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. for 48 hours or until the call is confirmed. Calls are confirmed and stopped by entering your PIN. Notification messages will be left on an answering machine, but calls will continue every 2 hours for 48 hours between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m..
 
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Non-Emergency Delay Transfer: Calls will be made every 30 minutes between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. for 48 hours or until the call is confirmed. Calls are confirmed and stopped by entering your PIN. Notification messages will be left on an answering machine, but calls will continue every 2 hours for 48 hours between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.. Notification calls are delayed for 48 hours after the transfer record is received by VINE.
 
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Advanced: Calls will start 30 days prior to the expected date of event. Calls will be made every 30 minutes between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. for 48 hours or until the call is confirmed. Calls are confirmed and stopped by entering your PIN. Notification messages will be left on an answering machine, but calls will continue every 2 hours for 48 hours between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m..
 
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Data Transfer Schedule
County Jail (online by 12/2002): Every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
DOC/Community Corrections: 6 times a day, 7 days a week.

Advanced Assistance
Oregon Department of Corrections. Phone (541) 922-6091

Sponsors
The VINE service is provided by the Oregon Department of Corrections and the Oregon Department of Justice, in cooperation with the Oregon Sheriffs’ Association and the Oregon Youth Authority

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