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. Brandon Foshee

    Brandon Foshee

    School Resource Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Foshee joined the Skiatook Police Department in August of 2009 and completed the CLEET Basic Academy in December of 2009. Since 2011 Officer Foshee has been the project director for the 2 much 2 lose (2m2L) Grant which targets the possession, consumption and sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors. He was awarded the 2012 Officer of the year award from the Skiatook Police Department. Officer Foshee has received numerous hours of training including Active Shooter Training, Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), Basic Criminal Investigations and REID Training through the Office of Homeland Security. In 2016 Officer Foshee was awarded the Life Saving Award for helping to save a man with CPR.

  2. Hank Guilfoyle

    Hank Guilfoyle

    K-9 Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Hank Guilfoyle began his law enforcement career in January 2002 as a military police officer with the United States Marine Corps He was stationed Japan and was assigned to the MCAS Special Reaction Team. Officer Guilfoyle served as a member of the Marine Corps until 2006. Officer Guilfoyle was recalled back to the U.S. Marine Corps for another year where he served in Al Anbar province of Iraq. There he was assigned to Convoy security and worked closely with the Explosive Ordinance Team. Officer Guilfoyle Joined the Skiatook Police Department in December of 2010 and Graduated from the CLEET Basic Academy in March of 2011. In 2016 Officer Guilfoyle was awarded the Life Saving Award for helping to save a man who's vehicle was turned over in a water filled ditch. He held the mans head out of the water until medics could extract him from the wrecked vehicle. Officer Guilfoyle was appointed handler of the Police Department K-9 Diesel in 2018. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.         



  5. Ryan Underwood

    Ryan Underwood

    Officer
    Phone: 918-396-2424
    Officer Underwood began his law enforcement career in 2013 as a Correctional Officer at the Dick Connor Correctional Center in Hominy, Oklahoma. He joined the Skiatook Police Department in 2014 and Graduated from the CLEET Academy in February of 2015. Officer Underwood is Originally from Tulsa but grew up in Skiatook and has spent most of his life here. In 2016 Officer Underwood was awarded a commendation for a high risk arrest with a man with a gun.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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 as a Deputy from 2011-2014.