Patrol Division

The function of the patrol division is the deployment of forces consistent with the needs of the City in order to maintain the protection of life and property, public order, enforce all applicable laws, provide preventative patrol, respond to calls for service, conduct investigations of crimes and incidents that may include the arrest of offenders and the recovery of property. The patrol division is supervised by Sergeants who are directly responsible to the Captain.

  1. Chris Edwards

    Chris Edwards

    Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Edwards Began his Law Enforcement Career with the Skiatook Police Department in 2012. He graduated from the Oklahoma Police Officers Academy (CLEET) in August of 2012. And is trained in man tracking through the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.

  2. Mark Dressler

    Mark Dressler

    Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424

    Officer Mark Dressler Badge# 157 graduated from Northeastern State University in May of 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Paralegal Studies; he also completed the Collegiate Officer Program while attending NSU. Officer Dressler began his law enforcement career with the Northeastern State University Police Department in Tahlequah in January of 2013; at which time he became CLEET certified. Officer Dressler joined the Skiatook Police Department in June of 2014. Officer Dressler completed the D.A.R.E. Officer Training course in 2015 and is now a certified D.A.R.E. Instructor and a certified basic CLEET Instructor. In 2016 Officer Dressler was awarded a commendation for quickly identifying a suspect in a homicide and initiating a pursuit with the suspect. Officer Dressler was awarded the Top Cop Award for his efforts in traffic control in 2017 & 2019 and was also awarded Top Gun in the 2018 Squad 2 Patrol Rifle School. Officer Dressler is also a certified Car Seat Installation Technician.         



  3. Tyler Wilson

    Tyler Wilson

    Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Tyler Wilson started his law enforcement career in Hominy, Oklahoma as a Communications Officer. After a short time of dispatching, Officer Wilson went to work for the Osage County Sheriff's Office in the Jail Division. Officer Wilson eventually went back to the Hominy Police Department and took the position of a Police Officer. While employed with the Hominy Police Department, he attended the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training Academy in October of 2013 and completed the academy in January of 2014. Officer Wilson joined the Skiatook Police Department in March of 2014.

  4. Johnny Okerson

    Johnny Okerson

    Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Okerson began his Law Enforcement career with the Hominy Police Department in 2003. Officer Okerson graduated CLEET in 2005 and obtained the rank of Sergeant in 2006. In 2011 Officer Okerson left the Hominy Police Department and went to work for the Osage County Sheriff's Office. While working for the Osage County Office, Officer Okerson was transport supervisor and evening shift jail supervisor until moving to a deputy position where he patrolled the southern part of Osage County. Officer Okerson joined the Skiatook Police Department in September of 2015 where he is currently assigned to evening shift. During Officer Okerson's Law Enforcement career he has received several hours of continuing education, is a certified basic CLEET instructor and a graduate of the Oklahoma Criminal Investigation Academy.

  5. Officer Kim Benson

    Kim Benson

    Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Benson Joined the Skiatook Police Department in 2017. Officer Benson Came to Skiatook from the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office where she worked from 2011-2014. 

  6. Chris Tinsley

    Chris Tinsley

    Sergeant
    Sergeant Chris Tinsley started his law enforcement career in 1993 with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. From there he went to the Oklahoma Military Department Police and while serving there joined the Collinsville Police Department. Sergeant Tinsley came to work for Skiatook in 2003 . 

  7. Steve Haley

    Steve Haley

    Sergeant
    Sergeant Steve Haley joined the Skiatook Police Department in 1996 and is currently assigned to the 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. shift. Sergeant Haley has served as a patrol officer, K-9 officer and School Resource Officer. Sergeant Haley is an "Advanced" certified Law Enforcement Officer, a D.A.R.E. Instructor and has an Associate Degree in Police Science from Rogers State University. In 1998, Sergeant Haley was awarded the Department's Life Saving Award and in 2000, 2001 and 2002 was recognized as one of the top police officers in the State of Oklahoma for DUI enforcement. Before coming to Skiatook, Sergeant Haley served in the United States Navy.

  8. Tracy Moore

    Tracy Moore

    Sergeant

    Sergeant Tracy Moore joined the Army National Guard in 1993 where he served with the Oklahoma National Guard for approximately 15 years and achieved the rank of Corporal. He was deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2004 and was awarded the Combat Action Badge, Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on terrorism, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medals, and the Afghanistan Campaign medal along.  

    Sgt. Moore began his Law Enforcement career with the Oklahoma Military Department in August of 2002 and graduated from CLEET Basic Police Academy in 2003. He served as a sergeant with OMDPD. Sgt Moore joined the Skiatook Police Department in 2005. He currently holds a CLEET advanced certification. 

    During Sgt. Moore's service he has attended advanced law enforcement readiness training (ALERT active shooter training) and completed advanced training in Reid investigations and is certified in Standard field sobriety testing and is a certified CLEET basic instructor. Sgt. Moore received training and Instructor certification for Active Shooter from Texas A&M to present and provide the public situational awareness in the prevention, protection and post treatment from an attack. Sgt. Moore is also a National Certified Child passenger Safety Seat technician.  

    In 2015 Sgt.  Moore was awarded an Oklahoma Buckle Down Award, which are given to state law enforcement who go above and beyond in the areas of occupant protection, impaired driving and traffic safety. In 2016 Sgt. Moore was awarded the Life Saving Award for helping to save a man with CPR. Sgt. Moore was promoted to Sergeant in July of 2017 and is currently serving as the Evening Shift Supervisor.