Tulsa’s K9 officers now have new pepperball guns. Police say 50 guns were given to officers thanks to a donation. The chemical agent the new guns fire is the same one used by TPD for almost 20 years, but they say these pistols are a more accurate and reliable way to deliver the pepperballs. “We’re
Officers now have a new nonlethal option to de-escalate situations, thanks to a donation from the Tulsa Police Department Foundation. The department started handing out the first of 400 PepperBall TCP kits to its Tulsa police K9 and patrol officers Wednesday afternoon. The handgun-sized weapon fires both shaped and round projectiles filled with 3 grams
More than 200 runners are gearing up for a race to support Tulsa police. The Back the Blue 5K and 1-mile run raises money for the Tulsa Police Foundation, which supports Tulsa police officers and reserve officers. Organizers say the money raised will help buy equipment that isn’t included in the city’s budget and will
Tulsa Public Schools and the Tulsa Police Department held their annual Youth Forum Friday. Students from several high schools sat across the table from police officers and got the chance to ask them questions. Police officers and city leaders also spoke to the group about disproportionate minority contact, what to do when you are stopped
On Wednesday, video showing a shootout between officers and a suspect outside of a midtown QuikTrip was released by the Tulsa Police Department. What was not released by the department were the identities of the officers involved in the shooting. The suspect, John Chatman, was charged on Wednesday with several felonies, including three counts of
The TPD Foundation - in partnership with Back the Blue 5K - will be hosting a 5K to benefit the men and women of the Tulsa Police Department. More details will follow - to signup - click here. Details: November 10, 2018 River West Festival Park 2100 S Jackson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74107 9am Registration
Bio-One Tulsa kindly donated 2 duffel bags of PPE - respirators, filters, disposable masks, shoe covers, latex gloves and several other items - to the TPD Foundation to provide the Tulsa Police Department detectives with the tools they need to respond to potentially harmful crime scenes safely.
A famous face from A&E’s “Live PD” is sharing details about his next big adventure. The Tulsa Police Department’s Sergeant Sean Larkin will host another national show called “PD Cam,” starting in just a few weeks. While “Live PD” is live, taking us on the ride along with law enforcement, “PD Cam” takes footage from
In just a few days, Officer Jesse Guardiola will be on a plane to Switzerland from Tulsa. He's a 21-year veteran at the Tulsa Police Department who was chosen to speak and present at an international forum by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. The "Just Governance for Human Security" forum will focus on
A Tulsa driver is in jail after leading police on a chase early Friday morning. At one point, officers had to break out a window and fire pepper balls at the man to get him into custody. Police arrested Tyrone Powell and this wasn't his first run-in with police. The chase started around 2 a.m.