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TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT
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When you join the Tulsa Police Department, you gain all the benefits of a larger Department, including many career paths and development opportunities. In fact, TPD has over 400 specialty assignment officers. Below are some of TPD's Specialty Units.
SPECIAL OPERATIONS TEAM
TPD's S.O.T. is responsible for handling situations involving hostages, armed/barricaded suspects, and suicidal subjects. They also provide protection to visiting dignitaries and assist other agencies in serving high-risk search warrants.
K9 - PATROL
The TPD K9 Patrol Unit is utilized for building searches, felony tracking, and evidence/narcotics searches. The unit has a minimum of 12 handler/dog teams. Each team completes rigorous training and certification with the United States Police Canine Association.
The TPD Motorcycle Squad ensures street safety through traffic law enforcement and education. This team has issued more than 20,000 citations per year for the last four years and presents more than two dozen community driver safety programs annually.
AIR SUPPORT UNIT
The TPD Air Support Unit is comprised of two helicopters and a team of four pilots, these aerial units are on-call 24/7/365 to fly in support of Tulsa Police operations.
The TPD Dive Team has 14 team members (PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and/or Dive Master Certified). The Unit performs public safety diving service in "recovery" mode, while the "rescue" function is performed by the Tulsa Fire Department.
The TPD Major Crimes Unit is comprised of specialized crime scene investigators. This unit is dispatched to all major crime scenes to coordinate investigation and evidence collection.