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.
Chris EdwardsOfficerPhone: 918-396-2424Officer 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.
Tyler WilsonOfficerPhone: 918-396-2424Officer 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.
Johnny OkersonOfficerPhone: 918-396-2424Officer 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.
Kim OkersonOfficerPhone: 918-396-2424Officer 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.
Chris TinsleySergeantSergeant 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 .
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.