Welcome to the OSPOA!

    The Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association was founded in 1914 and is well known as the oldest law enforcement organization in Oklahoma. OSPOA strongly believes in the emphasis of promoting constant improvements of police services and safety that results in the advancement of law enforcement professionalism throughout all agencies and ranks. Our goals and beliefs are to continue raising the standards and ethics that we promote within all law enforcement institutions and their officials.

      The Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the United States Internal Revenue Service. The OSPOA is a dedicated organization that is strongly committed through the process of coordination in providing information and communications between various law enforcement agencies across the great state of Oklahoma.

      OSPOA provides law enforcement many opportunities for training annually by the association and through various other organizations in order to enhance the professionalism and skills that help to coordinate safety and protection in their jurisdictions and to develop interest in events that communities rely upon through many public safety and awareness programs.

OSPOA Scholarship

Each year the OSPOA awards scholarships. We are excited to announce that McIntrye Law is the sponsor of the scholarships

OSPOA Annual Awards

The OSPOA accepts nominations for annual awards. These awards will be presented to selected individuals during each annual training conference.

Firearms Re-Qualification

Successful completion of this course will satisfy the annual firearms re-qualification requirements of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (H.R. 218).

Peace Officer Magazine

The Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers magazine provides editorial content that is both local and national, well written by experienced Law Enforcement.

Mission Statement

The Criminal Justice Professionals of OSPOA’s mission is to educate, empower, and equip our law enforcement community on a local, federal, state and tribal level, by identifying their needs and those of the citizens of Oklahoma.

Serving Law Enforcement Since 1914

For over 100 years and counting, the Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association has established a well known presence in Oklahoma dedicated to all law enforcement personnel and for the communities and counties they serve.

Throughout the year, the OSPOA stays involved with many programs such as; Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial, OSPOA Annual Training Conference, Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame, The Oklahoma Law Enforcement Torch Run and the Annual OSPOA Awards Program and the OSPOA Scholarship Program.


Goals of the OSPOA

  • Promote the enforcement of law and order.
  • Advance the sciences of crime prevention and the detection of crime.
  • Encourage cooperation and mutual assistance between law enforcement agencies.
  • Promote and encourage high standards for law enforcement and honor in the profession.