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TPD Officers Use Tasers to End Standoff

TPD Officers Use Tasers to End Standoff - Officers arrested a 40-year-old man after a police chase and standoff in south Tulsa late Sunday.Police said they stopped the car 61st and Lewis for a traffic violation at 11:30 p.m. but the driver refused to talk to the officer and drove off.During the

TPD Chief Talks About Policing in America

TPD Chief Talks About Policing in America - Chief of Police, Chuck Jordan writes: Recently, the President’s Commission on Policing in America released a paper that outlined many suggestions and policies for police departments across the nation to implement so that they can better be part of the

TPD Raises Awareness of Elder Abuse

TPD Raises Awareness of Elder Abuse - Monday, Tulsa police financial crimes unit hosted an elder abuse awareness event - the only event like it in the state.Speakers talked about Medicare fraud, how to spot the signs of Alzheimer's and what are the most popular scams right now.Members of

TPD Officer Saves Tulsa Tough Cyclist

TPD Officer Saves Tulsa Tough Cyclist - Tulsa Police officer Don Holloway was standing outside his patrol car along Cry Baby Hill when he noticed a bicyclist acting strangely during the second race of the day.The man, appearing fatigued, pulled over to the side of the road. People gave

Realities Of Being A Police Officer

Realities Of Being A Police Officer - The office hallway could be in Anytown, America, with its gray walls, bad lighting and piles of photocopy paper. That is, except for this distinguishing feature: an unknown man, armed with a weapon, who popped into view. "Do I want to

Taser Stops Naked Man’s Assault on Ambulance

Taser Stops Naked Man's Assault on Ambulance - A Tulsa man was arrested Friday after EMSA paramedics reported he began banging on the side of an ambulance while naked, police said.Daryl Williams, 40, was at the Tulsa Jail on Saturday afternoon on misdemeanor complaints of outraging public decency and

TPD Reserve Says Volunteering Is Way to Give Back

TPD Reserve Says Volunteering Is Way to Give Back - Lawmakers across Oklahoma are reviewing reserve officer programs after a reserve Tulsa County reserve deputy shot and killed a man during a sting operation.Two weeks ago, Tulsa city councilors asked police to clarify what its reserve officers can and

200 Tasers Donated to the TPD

200 Tasers Donated to the TPD - As the public continues to question law enforcement's use of force, one non-profit is handing out Tasers instead of guns.Their hope is that it provides a safe shock to how police enforce public safety.You might think all officers have Tasers, but that's

TPD Officer Uses Taser to Subdue a Naked Man

TPD Officer Uses Taser to Subdue a Naked Man - Tulsa police arrested a man caught on cell phone camera walking on the Tisdale Expressway while naked, yelling and beating cars. Witnesses recorded James Jackson’s antics and caught Tulsa police on camera using a Taser on him once, which

Public Safety Q&A With TPD Chief and DA

Public Safety Q&A With TPD Chief and DA - Tulsa's district attorney and police chief talked public safety Tuesday night; everything from budget shortfalls, to diversity in their departments to use of force.The two said they care about the community's concerns, and both agreed that if they don't participate