On Monday, May 15th, 2017 Cleveland County Sheriff Joe Lester will be hosting the 6th Annual Juli Busken Memorial Scholarship Tournament and Lunch. The Tournament will take place at the Belmar Golf Club located at 1025 E. Indian Hills Road, Norman, OK 73071. Reservations are due by Wednesday, May 10th, 2017. Registration for the Tournament […]
On December 12th, 2016, the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office will be surprising some unsuspecting citizens with Christmas presents. The Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office and the Sallisaw Police Department [pictured above] spent an evening shopping for children’s Christmas presents with funds donated in honor of George Sanders [pictured below]. George Sanders was a volunteer for the […]
In the month of December 2016, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting several four hour classes which will be from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at their office, located at 216 W. Oxford, Enid, OK 73701. If any law enforcement officers are in need of some CLEET hours, please contact the Garfield County Sheriff’s […]
The Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association was grateful to recently come into possession of this photo of the State Sheriffs’ Association semi-annual conference in Tulsa in 1926. Sheriffs are the oldest structured peace officer organization in the state; as evidenced by this photo, Sheriffs just like we have today have been meeting and holding conferences since 1914.
Recently during an OSA Board meeting the board of Directors voted to support the national motto “In God We Trust” by displaying it on patrol cars. As many of you have seen Sheriffs across the country are adding this motto to their vehicles. Recently, our neighbors in Missouri posted it in over 100 city halls […]
The OSA partnered with Sheriff Mike Booth of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and Tyler Media to bring you safety tips for the holidays. Go to the Your Sheriff website for more videos and tips.
The OSA recently donated items for Stephanie Williams, LPC, PC and her campers at the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) Kids Camp that took place earlier this summer. Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. C.O.P.S. […]
On April 29, 2015 the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals rendered their ruling on the DOC vs Bryan County lawsuit. The appeals court upheld the decision of the lower court in favor of Bryan County. This decision is instrumental in the argument as to whether Sheriff’s can use ad valorem tax money for the care […]
Start by Believing is a public awareness campaign designed by End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) to change the way we respond to rape and sexual assault in our communities. The Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association has banded together with the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, the District Attorney’s Council, and the Department of Health, among […]
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