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June 15, 2023

Governor Stitt vetoes bill aimed at boosting mental health treatment in Oklahoma jails

by Payton May Tue, June 13th 2023, 6:10 PM CDT OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KOKH) — A bill aiming to increase mental health treatment in jails across Oklahoma was vetoed by the Governor. […]

June 1, 2023

OSA Featured in “Sheriff & Deputy”

The Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association was featured in the latest issue of Sheriff & Deputy where they talked about our SFST, ARIDE and DIDET training provided last year. We’re honored to […]

March 24, 2023

Oklahoma County Sheriffs Office Mourns the Loss of Deputy Jeremy McCain

Today we have heavy hearts as the Oklahoma County Sheriffs Office, as well as offices around the state, mourn the loss of Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy McCain. McCain was a school […]

December 14, 2022


The District Attorneys Council announces the opening of the 2023 Victims of Crime Act Grant (VOCA) request for proposal process. The Department of Justice has not released the VOCA allocations […]

October 26, 2022

2022 Hall of Fame Inductee Sheriff Charlie Dougherty of Lincoln County

This public servant has been with the Sheriff’s Office for thirty years and some say he grew up in the Sheriff’s office. He began as a dispatcher and jailer before being promoted to deputy. He served in that capacity for 15 years, before being promoted to Investigator.

October 26, 2022

2022 Sheriff of the Year – Sheriff Scott Walton

Sheriff Scott Walton, Rogers County With more than 40 years of combined law enforcement experience supporting the people of law enforcement, serving the communities of Oklahoma, and protecting the citizens […]

August 30, 2022

Oklahoma Mourns the Loss of Two Senior Deputies

 It has been heartbreaking week here at the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association.  We laid to rest two veteran Deputies that made the ultimate sacrifice. Both with families, children, and grandchildren. Now […]

August 29, 2022

Patron Saints of The Mexican Drug Underworld Training Event –

On August 22, 2022, the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association had the opportunity to host award winning instructor, Deputy Chief (Ret.) Robert Almonte. Deputy Chief Almonte instructed Oklahoma law enforcement on Patron […]

July 22, 2022

AG O’Connor Provides Guidance for Oklahoma Law Enforcement Following Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta Decision

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, Attorney General John O’Connor sent written guidance to Oklahoma law enforcement and district attorneys following the United States Supreme Court decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta, a […]

June 30, 2022

Two Oklahoma Sheriffs win National Sheriffs’ Association Election

On June 28th, 2022 sheriffs from all over the nation voted this week during the 2022 National Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference in Kansas City. It is an honor to congratulate […]

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