How is the OSPOA governed?

    The OSPOA is governed by an Executive Board, elected by the members of the Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association during the OSPOA Annual Training Conference.   
    The day to day operations are managed by the Executive Director, who operates and manages the OSPOA at the direction of the Executive Board. The Executive Director has the authority to hire such staff as is necessary to accomplish the goals of the OSPOA as set-forth by the Executive Board.

Core 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.

    Holding an annual training conference and law enforcement trade show.

    Conducting conference training and special law enforcement training programs.

    Activities of various association committees..

    Publication of The Oklahoma Peace Officer Magazine.

    Publication of the monthly e-newsletter

    Support of legislation to aid the law enforcement community.

    Providing an annual scholarship program.

    Providing an annual awards program to recognize those in law enforcement who have lost their lives in the performance of their duty and others in law enforcement who have distinguished themselves in the performance of their duty.Peace Officers’ Memorial program