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.

Steve Emmons

Executive Director

Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police

(405) 672-1225



The New Chief to Chief Magazine has Arrived!

Click Above to Read the Chief to Chief Magazine. We welcome articles! Have an idea for new sections? Email us at the OACP at okchiefs@theoacp.org!

    We are excited to launch the new “Chief to Chief” magazine. With the new digital online media content for the magazine, we are now able to provide more articles,more article content, more publications and an encouraging opportunity to reach out on a nationwide level.

In This Issue:

George Haralson: Celebrating over 40 years in law enforcement and one of the 2017 Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame Inductees.

SQ788 – Medical Marijuana: Complete ballot question along with the text of the measure.

Medical Marijuana: The true facts of medical marijuana.

Meet the Chief: Chief Mark Sterling, Okarche Police Department

The Bloody Benders: In the 1870’s, a family of serial killers in Kansas welcomed their over-night traveling guest.

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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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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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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