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June 1, 2021

Drive Smart Media Campaign

Last week, the OSA had the privilege of taking part of a nationwide campaign press release. The Drive Smart Campaign is a cooperative effort between the NSA and NHTSA. The […]

April 28, 2021

2020 Hall of Fame Inductee Sheriff Michael Booth Pottawatomie 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.

November 9, 2020

Opinion: Anonymous Shell Companies Need To Go

As a sheriff, I face all kinds of criminals. Investigating shootings, preventing assaults, maintaining public order — all are part of the job. But increasingly, law enforcement professionals are facing […]

July 14, 2020

Memo to Law Enforcement

Guidance for Oklahoma Law Enforcement Followin McGirt v. Oklahoma On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court held in McGirt v. Oklahoma that land within the 1866 borders of the […]

June 29, 2020

Policeman by Paul Harvey

Policeman. A Policeman is a composite of what all men are, mingling of a saint and sinner, dust and deity. Gulled statistics wave the fan over the stinkers, underscore instances […]

June 5, 2020

Attorney General Hunter Reminds Oklahomans to Take Children, Pets Out of Unattended Vehicles

OKLAHOMA CITY – With temperatures expected to reach triple digits in some areas of the state this weekend, Attorney General Mike Hunter today is reminding Oklahomans to never leave children […]

May 14, 2020

Retirement Bill

UPDATE: May 15, 2020 HB2272 passed out of the House 95-0 and the Senate 45-0. It has been moved to the Governors desk for signing. The OSA wanted to take […]

May 12, 2020

National Police Week & Peace Officers Memorial Day

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint […]

April 23, 2020

COUNTY JAILS

Most of you don’t know and it has not been reported on regarding COVID-19 and the impact to the county jails in Oklahoma. There are close to 9,000 inmates waiting […]

March 17, 2020

OSA Meetings & Trainings CANCELLED

  Considering the current conditions and following the President’s Corona Virus Guidelines for America the OSA Executive Board decided to cancel all meetings and training’s until April 15th we will reevaluate […]

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