Welcome to the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police

      The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police membership is comprised of many diversities of agencies and municipal departments inclusive of law enforcement leadership administrators and their supportive administrative command staff. The OACP mission is to promote excellence through professionalism in ethical standards, professional development and training, technical support, and communications through networking with agencies and departments throughout Oklahoma.

      Our membership includes administrative leaders and their command staff personnel from agencies such as; campus law enforcement, corrections management, corporate protection, federal agencies, state agencies, municipal chiefs. tribal law enforcement, county sheriffs, public safety and highway patrol, rail, air, transportation and many other law enforcement entities in Oklahoma.

    I encourage you to consider becoming a member of the OACP. As an organization of many members, we become one voice for stronger laws to protect the citizens of Oklahoma through legislative committees, community policing,  continuous professional training and education and networking through quarterly business meetings and constant communications through daily email news updates.

Chief Phil Cotten (ret.)

Executive Director

Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police

(405) 672-1225



National Law Enforcement Retreat

  In appreciation for your service, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team invites you—and your spouse—to the National Law Enforcement Retreat. Come be encouraged by experienced speakers who will discuss the unique issues faced by officers’ families and share insights from God’s Word. Please visit the website for more information and registration. https://lp.billygraham.org/national-law-enforcement-retreat/


National Law Enforcement Retreat

Learn about the benefits of OACP membership!

    OACP is the largest law enforcement executive and administrative association in Oklahoma. Our members come from many facets of professional agencies and departments throughout the state. The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police has a strong objective of goals that are to foster strong ethical standards and a commitment of professional conduct in law enforcement through education, professional training, communications and improving laws that protect the citizens of communities throughout Oklahoma.

     The greatest benefit of the organization is the ability of all law enforcement to network through various channels of services, resources, committees, other agencies and model policies through a vast network of other agencies with the same goals in mind.

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OACP Conference - June 19th - 20th - Choctaw Casino and Resort - Durant, Oklahoma

    The 2018 OACP Annual Training Conference and Exhibitor Showcase will be at the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma.

  The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police is the only law enforcement administrator organization in Oklahoma that includes Campus Law Enforcement, Tribal Law Enforcement, County Law Enforcement , District Attorneys, Corporate Security Administrators, Federal and State Agency Directors and Oklahoma Municipal Police Departments.

   The OACP Annual Training Conference is the only law enforcement conference in Oklahoma that built upon professional curriculum’s geared towards law enforcement administrators and their command staff.

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2017 New Chiefs Class


The next scheduled class for the OACP New Chiefs Command Staff Training will be scheduled for May of 2018. This class is required for anyone that is promoted or hired as a new chief or has been elected. We also have many existing chiefs that return as a refresher course and command staff members who desire a career in the near future as a new chief. All new chiefs must attend this class within one year of assuming the position of chief of police.

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Oklahoma Law Enforcement Accreditation Program OLEAP


        The Oklahoma Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (OLEAP) was established in 1996 to enhance the law enforcement profession by providing agencies in Oklahoma with an avenue to demonstrate that they meet commonly accepted Standards based on Federal and Oklahoma law, Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) regulations and contemporary best practices. visit page  

Stanard Testing Services - OACP Strategic Partner

    Stanard Inc. has been a strategic partner of the OACP for over 30 years. Whether testing for new applicants for Police Officers, Dispatchers, Firefighters, Detectives, Investigators, First and Second Line Supervisors, or Corrections Officer, Stanard Inc. has provided these services and more to Oklahoma Law Enforcement for over 30 years.

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Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group has been associated with the OACP for many years and shares the same goals and mission to better educate and train all municipal personnel with the utmost dedication in reducing risk through many facets of resources, onsite assistance, model policy development and improvement, and many more free services for the municipal departments.

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