Welcome to the OACP Annual Training Conference

Why attend the OACP Conference?

  • The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police welcomes vendors of law enforcement related products and services. This is your opportunity to meet with 95% of all Police Chiefs, Agency Directors and their command staff. These key law enforcement decision makers are your first contact in promoting and demonstrating your products and services.
  • 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.
  • All classes during the conference are CLEET accredited included two (2) hours of the required mental health.
  • The OACP Awards Banquet is the most awaited acknowledgement and recognition in Oklahoma for the “Officer of the Year” award.
  • The conference entails services meetings including Tribal Law Enforcement of Oklahoma, Small and Rural Departments, Accreditation Managers Meeting and the OACP Membership Meeting. These meeting enhance the ability for all departments and agencies to network through discussions relating area and similar situations and circumstances that arise in their areas. Also, these meetings include open discussion regarding past, current and future legislation that effects communities and law enforcement all over Oklahoma.

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.

2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Lake Murray Golf Course

Lake Murray State Park

2673 Lodge Road

Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401  

Event Check-In Begins at 9:00 A.M.

All you can eat lunch buffet

at the end of tournament.

              Located at Lake Murray State Park, this 18-hole golf course features towering oak trees, tree-lined fairways, strategically placed water hazards and a breathtaking natural waterfall. The course is well-manicured and challenging. Golfers of all ages and abilities are welcomed. Download Golf Registration Here

Get your registration and attendee packet early Monday afternoon from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Ardmore Conference Center.

Breakfast Buffet

Grand Exhibitor Hall

Attendee Registration

Main Conference Entrance

Opening Ceremony

Main Conference Entrance

Opening Ceremony

Main Conference Entrance

Welcome to the Conference:

Chiefs Phil Cotten (ret.): Executive Director OACP

Chief Ken Grace: Ardmore Police Department

Prayer Service: Chaplin Kevin McCullough

Luncheon

Grand Exhibitor Hall

Vendor Pre-Setup

Grand Exhibitor Hall

Meet and Greet

Grand Exhibitor Hall

     The OACP Meet & Greet is an evening of relaxation and networking among law enforcement, guest visitors and exhibitors. Come in enjoy a refreshment and a light snacks and finger foods. And then, get ready for that entertaining karaoke and hospitality brought to you by Bite Computers and Chief Don “Donny the Music Maker” Hyde of Calera, Oklahoma!

Police Leadership & Risk Management

      Randy Means, a partner in the Charlotte-based Thomas & Means Law Firm, specializes entirely in police operations and administration and assists a broad national clientele. For nearly twenty years, he was the primary legal and risk management instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and he has received its “Distinguished Faculty Award.” He now serves as Director of Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance for The Response Network, the endorsed distance learning partner of the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). He has instructed for virtually every major institutional provider of law enforcement training and has trained nearly a half-million police officials. His book, The Law of Policing, is published by the Lab or Relations Information System, a prominent police union think tank. His work has been mentioned in the “Wall Street Journal” and discussed on “60 Minutes”. He has appeared on both the Law Enforcement Television Network and the FBI Training Network. He has authored more than one hundred published articles on law enforcement matters and writes the legal column for Law & Order magazine. He has trained police officials in every state and in Canada and is unquestionably one of America’s best known and most respected law enforcement advisor/trainers.

Companions Role in Law Enforcement:

What Silent Role We Play, Primary Support for Chiefs as Their Spouses, and the Hat Worn in the Community.

Mrs. Laci Steele – Chickasha, Oklahoma

Laci Steele is the wife of Chief Stewart Steele of the Chickasha Police Department. All spouses are invited to attend this round table discussion to bring networking and inter-communications for the benefit of all spouses of law enforcement throughout Oklahoma.

 

 

Use of Social Media

Lt. Adam Flowers

Canadian County Sheriffs Department

Law Enforcement Leadership

OSBI Director Stan Florence

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations

On November 1, 2010, the OSBI Commission named Stan Florence as Director effective November 15, 2010. Before joining the OSBI in 2003, Florence worked as a police officer in Duncan and served as Sheriff in the Grady County Sheriff’s Office.

Implicit Bias

Dr. Kathy H. Thomas Ph.D

Stillwater, Oklahoma

(2 hours mental health credit)

Law Enforcement Leadership

OSBI Director Stan Florence

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations

 On November 1, 2010, the OSBI Commission named Stan Florence as Director effective November 15, 2010. Before joining the OSBI in 2003, Florence worked as a police officer in Duncan and served as Sheriff in the Grady County Sheriff’s Office.

2017 OACP Exhibitor Showcase

Come join us for a day of new exhibitor displays showcasing new products and services from all over the country. Check out the new line of vehicle manufacturers and models which of course display all the new lights and additional equipment that make them exciting. This is a great opportunity to network with your current factory or service representative and to seek out possible new equipment that your department will need in the near future.  Don’t forget the raffle event last all day in addition to door prizes brought to you on behalf of these corporate businesses that make this event possible.

OACP Annual Awards Banquet

This is an evening of honoring those in law enforcement that have exceeded the normal line of duty. We honor and recognize the men and women who have saved lives, who have reached far beyond the call of duty and those who have made a difference in someone’s life by their decision to act quickly without thought to their own safety.   During the banquet,  you’ll enjoy an excellent dinner with a few words from the guest speaker and additional acknowledgements of those members who make this association operate to it’s fullest potential in servicing it’s members and the communities they serve.   Don’t forget about the silent auction immediately after the banquet!        

Golf & Early Registration - Monday, June 26th

Lake Murray Golf Course

Lake Murray State Park

2673 Lodge Road

Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401  

Event Check-In Begins at 9:00 A.M.

All you can eat lunch buffet

at the end of tournament.

              Located at Lake Murray State Park, this 18-hole golf course features towering oak trees, tree-lined fairways, strategically placed water hazards and a breathtaking natural waterfall. The course is well-manicured and challenging. Golfers of all ages and abilities are welcomed. Download Golf Registration Here

Get your registration and attendee packet early Monday afternoon from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Ardmore Conference Center.

Day One - Tuesday, June 27th

Breakfast Buffet

Grand Exhibitor Hall

Attendee Registration

Main Conference Entrance

Opening Ceremony

Main Conference Entrance

Opening Ceremony

Main Conference Entrance

Welcome to the Conference:

Chiefs Phil Cotten (ret.): Executive Director OACP

Chief Ken Grace: Ardmore Police Department

Prayer Service: Chaplin Kevin McCullough

Luncheon

Grand Exhibitor Hall

Vendor Pre-Setup

Grand Exhibitor Hall

Meet and Greet

Grand Exhibitor Hall

     The OACP Meet & Greet is an evening of relaxation and networking among law enforcement, guest visitors and exhibitors. Come in enjoy a refreshment and a light snacks and finger foods. And then, get ready for that entertaining karaoke and hospitality brought to you by Bite Computers and Chief Don “Donny the Music Maker” Hyde of Calera, Oklahoma!

Police Leadership & Risk Management

      Randy Means, a partner in the Charlotte-based Thomas & Means Law Firm, specializes entirely in police operations and administration and assists a broad national clientele. For nearly twenty years, he was the primary legal and risk management instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and he has received its “Distinguished Faculty Award.” He now serves as Director of Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance for The Response Network, the endorsed distance learning partner of the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). He has instructed for virtually every major institutional provider of law enforcement training and has trained nearly a half-million police officials. His book, The Law of Policing, is published by the Lab or Relations Information System, a prominent police union think tank. His work has been mentioned in the “Wall Street Journal” and discussed on “60 Minutes”. He has appeared on both the Law Enforcement Television Network and the FBI Training Network. He has authored more than one hundred published articles on law enforcement matters and writes the legal column for Law & Order magazine. He has trained police officials in every state and in Canada and is unquestionably one of America’s best known and most respected law enforcement advisor/trainers.

Companions Role in Law Enforcement:

What Silent Role We Play, Primary Support for Chiefs as Their Spouses, and the Hat Worn in the Community.

Mrs. Laci Steele – Chickasha, Oklahoma

Laci Steele is the wife of Chief Stewart Steele of the Chickasha Police Department. All spouses are invited to attend this round table discussion to bring networking and inter-communications for the benefit of all spouses of law enforcement throughout Oklahoma.

 

 

Use of Social Media

Lt. Adam Flowers

Canadian County Sheriffs Department

Law Enforcement Leadership

OSBI Director Stan Florence

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations

On November 1, 2010, the OSBI Commission named Stan Florence as Director effective November 15, 2010. Before joining the OSBI in 2003, Florence worked as a police officer in Duncan and served as Sheriff in the Grady County Sheriff’s Office.

Implicit Bias

Dr. Kathy H. Thomas Ph.D

Stillwater, Oklahoma

(2 hours mental health credit)

Law Enforcement Leadership

OSBI Director Stan Florence

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations

 On November 1, 2010, the OSBI Commission named Stan Florence as Director effective November 15, 2010. Before joining the OSBI in 2003, Florence worked as a police officer in Duncan and served as Sheriff in the Grady County Sheriff’s Office.

Day Two - Wednesday, June 28th

2017 OACP Exhibitor Showcase

Come join us for a day of new exhibitor displays showcasing new products and services from all over the country. Check out the new line of vehicle manufacturers and models which of course display all the new lights and additional equipment that make them exciting. This is a great opportunity to network with your current factory or service representative and to seek out possible new equipment that your department will need in the near future.  Don’t forget the raffle event last all day in addition to door prizes brought to you on behalf of these corporate businesses that make this event possible.

OACP Annual Awards Banquet

This is an evening of honoring those in law enforcement that have exceeded the normal line of duty. We honor and recognize the men and women who have saved lives, who have reached far beyond the call of duty and those who have made a difference in someone’s life by their decision to act quickly without thought to their own safety.   During the banquet,  you’ll enjoy an excellent dinner with a few words from the guest speaker and additional acknowledgements of those members who make this association operate to it’s fullest potential in servicing it’s members and the communities they serve.   Don’t forget about the silent auction immediately after the banquet!        

Day Three - Thursday, June 29th

Make sure you’re registered for Oklahoma’s largest

Law Enforcement Administrators Conference in Oklahoma.

The Exhibitor Showcase will have over 150 booths including

many new vehicles to check out!

Contact us:

Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police 8915 S. Olie Avenue Oklahoma City, OK. 73139 ph: (405) 672-1225 fx: (405) 703-6444

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