Thanks to the allocation of CARES Act funds, an Engagement Team of two from Housing Solutions Tulsa will soon be able to quickly deploy to the area to offer access to housing-focused social services.
The shooting happened just before 5 p.m. at the corner of 118th East Avenue and Seventh Place.
Lt. Shane Tuell, a spokesman with the department, said the officer was working in the field Tuesday when he saw his unmarked car being burglarized.
Sgt. Shane Tuell, a spokesman for the Tulsa Police Department, emphasized that the partnership with Ring does not allow investigators to see ongoing or live-feeds from the cameras but only video that has been specifically requested from and approved by system owners.
Tulsa police identified late Friday afternoon the woman who died while in custody of the city's jail on outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
Police attribute the trickle of information on the Tulsa municipal jail’s first death to just that: the city and Police Department haven’t dea…
The crash occurred at Sheridan Road and 84th Street less than ten minutes after the pursuit began, and traffic was diverted around the area while officers processed the scene.
The Tulsa Police Department is investigating the first death at the Tulsa Municipal Jail since it opened in 2018.
Tyler Hall, 29, allegedly wielded a gun when he entered the store near West 23rd Street and Southwest Boulevard and was confronted by an armed security officer, TPD spokesman Danny Bean said Wednesday.
Tulsa Police Department response times citywide have declined from 26.6 minutes in 2016 to 24.1 minutes in 2018, according to a Tulsa World analysis of calls for service data. The analysis also showed response times varied by up to 10 minutes among the various ZIP codes in Tulsa.
The video shows the officer glancing from his phone to the road seconds before an SUV careens over the center median, slamming into his driver's side.
Tulsa Police Sgt. Shane Tuell said it's apparent from the soon-to-be released body camera footage that Luis Manuel Arreguin-Lara, 50, "already had it in his mind what he was going to do" when he returned to the scene of a motorist assist the 3800 block of East Pine Street and reportedly pulled a gun on and possibly shot at officers.
Tulsa police fatally shot a man who reportedly pulled out a gun during a motorist assist call in north Tulsa, police said.
The Tulsa Police Department's participation in the television program "Live PD" hasn't helped the city's image or improved police relationships with various communities, and we can't see any value in continuing it.
Wayne Eldon Brown, who was part of the Tulsa Police Academy’s August graduating class, was fired Sept. 4 after the department received complaints about social media posts from 2013 to 2016 that expressed anti-government and anti-Islamic sentiments.
Walton said Brown reached out to him to apply for an opening shortly after his firing from the Tulsa Police Department. Brown was chosen as the “hands down” pick by a committee over two other candidates for the detention officer position, which Walton said is the office’s entry level position with rare exception.
A TPD spokesman said the department's first run with "Live PD," in which cameras only followed the gang unit, gave the "incorrect" impression that officers were only focusing their efforts in certain areas.
The first episode is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Friday.
Tulsa Police Sgt. Shane Tuell said the students, four boys and two girls ranging in age from 15-17, were taken into custody before school started.
A Tulsa police officer was fired Wednesday morning barely a month after graduating the academy after the department learned of the officer's past social media posts referencing waterboarding, anti-government and anti-Islamic sentiments.
The Tulsa County District Attorney's Office declined to file the police department's recommended charge of shooting with intent to kill against Zachariah Cook, Sgt. Shane Tuell said Thursday.
Wednesday, traffic investigators had no suspect information to share in the crash that killed Jonathan Coleman, 39.
Jeffrey Shane Statum, 34, was charged Friday with one count of carrying a weapon where alcohol is served after an alleged Aug. 3 incident at Club Majestic, 124 N. Boston Ave.
Reporting suspicious behavior is the most effective tool in prevention, Tulsa mayor and police official say.
Barton Vann was hospitalized in serious condition. No details were available on how many shots were fired, how many hit the suspect and where. "Hopefully he will be able to answer for his crimes," Tuell said.