OSA News

January 11, 2024

Oklahoma Women in Public Safety Symposium

Mark your calendar for a symposium and the first-ever statewide gathering of what is preliminarily being calling “Oklahoma Women in Public Safety” (or OKWIPS), including but not limited to police, firefighters, deputies, […]

November 16, 2023

Sheriff Hall of Fame – Jim Weir

  Several requirements must be met to obtain a position within the Sheriff Hall of Fame. Among those requirements are minimum years of service, maintaining safe and secure jurisdiction through […]

November 16, 2023

Sheriff of the Year – Tony Head

  Between leading advancements in his office by implementing updated report writing software and mobile CAD software in all patrol units, as well as improving safety for deputies by ensuring […]

October 26, 2023

Ladies Lunch, Prayer Breakfast

We had several events throughout the week, but we’d like to highlight two special events. The Ladies Lunch, held on day three, featured a candle making class that was a […]

October 26, 2023

Sheriffs Appreciation Rodeo Night

The Reed Ballroom was transformed into something short of Gilleys in Texas for Sheriffs Appreciation Night. It featured a mechanical bull, calf roping and rodeo on the big screens. It […]

October 26, 2023

2023 Conference Day One – Firearms Competition

With the excitement of the golf tournament kicking off our conference just across town, several competitors gathered for a much louder OSA competition, the OSA Pistol Match. The match had […]

October 26, 2023

2023 Conference Day One – Golf Tournament

We held our annual law enforcement golf tournament to help kick off our conference bright and early Monday 10/2 to kick off our annual conference. We’d like to thank everyone […]

October 12, 2023

STATEMENT ON ISRAEL CONFLICT FROM THE NATIONAL SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION

The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) today denounced in the strongest of terms the inhumane, criminal and unprovoked attack against the people and institutions of Israel by the terror group Hamas. […]

September 25, 2023

Senate Study Reveals Sheriff’s Unable to Retain Employees Due to Low Wages

Immediate Release: September 25, 2023 Senate study reveals sheriff’s departments unable to retain deputies due to low wages and competition   OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Darrell Weaver, R-Moore, held an […]

August 29, 2023

First-of-its-Kind NEW Administrative Assistant Academy at the OSA

We recently held our first-of-its-kind New Administrative Assistant Academy, created by administrative assistants across the state. The four-day training was held from August 22-25 and hosted 38 students as well […]


Sheriff – Pottawatomie County – Sheriff Mike Booth Video

Sheriff Mike Booth has been serving Pottawatomie County since 2009 and is the current President of the OSA.


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