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Excellent Pay and Benefits!  

BE THE DIFFERENCE
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World-Class Training and Advanced Certifications

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Salary and Benefits 

  • Starting Pay $60K

  • Full Health Insurance

  • Generous Vacation and Sick Time

  • Retirement Pension

  • Take-Home Car

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TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT

TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO SUCCEED

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Physical Training

From academy

to retirement.

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Classroom Education
The law, interviewing, report writing, chain of custody... and much more.

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Community Policing

Of the community.

In the community.

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Defensive Tactics

Listening and negotiation are our first defenses, but when action is required, we are ready.

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Firearms Training

Safety. Accuracy. Speed. 

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Driver Training

Get there safe. Get there quick. 

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Scenario Training

Scenario-based training means real pressure, real decisions​.

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Emergency Medical

Assess. Address. Save.

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Continuing Education

Building on your foundation

Expanding your career

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LEARN MORE ABOUT

SPECIALTY UNITS

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.

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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.

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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.

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MOTORCYCLE SQUAD

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. 

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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.

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DIVE TEAM

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.

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MAJOR CRIMES

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.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT

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OUR MISSION

The Tulsa Police Department will work in partnership with our community to provide quality service, protect life and property, prevent crime, and resolve problems so all people can life without fear in a safe community.

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