City of Oklahoma City


Chief of Police

photo: Bill Citty, Police Chief

Bill Citty
Chief of Police

The Oklahoma City Police Department is committed to working cooperatively with all segments of the general public and government to provide a safe environment for our citizens and to preserve the peace. The best way to accomplish this feat is to continue to work together as partners with the community we serve.

On behalf of the men and women of the Oklahoma City Police Department, I would like to thank the citizens of Oklahoma City for supporting us in our endeavor to make this community a safe place to live and raise your family.
If you have any questions about the Oklahoma City Police Department you can e-mail questions directly to the Office of Media Relations or you can contact my office at (405) 297-1100 for assistance. The Office of Media Relations hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Chief's Office
  •    The Chief's Office is responsible for the complete daily operation of the Oklahoma City Police Department.  William Citty was appointed to Chief by City Manager Jim Couch in October 2003.  
  • Office of Media Relations
      The Office of Media Relations provides the community with a wide variety of information about the Oklahoma City Police Department. The Open Records Act and department policies/procedures are some of the guidelines followed when releasing information.  Information is released mainly through daily discussions with local media.  Other ways of disseminating information include news releases, the Citizen Alert Program, this website and social media.  

        Office of Media Relations (405) 297-1111.
        Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

        Captain Paco Balderrama - Public Information Officer
        Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow - Assistant Public Information Officer
        MSgt. Gary Knight - Assistant Public Information Officer and Technical Writer
        Crime Stoppers, C.H.A.P.P.S., Oklahoma City Police Honor Guard

      For security reasons and due to incidents of false impersonation, the Oklahoma City Police Department does not provide department patches to the public.
  • Emergency Management
  • Office of Professional Standards
      The Office of Professional Standards consists of the Internal Affairs Unit and the Public Integrity Unit. These units conduct investigations, as directed by the Chief of Police, concerning complaints and allegations of misconduct against employees of the Oklahoma City Police Department, as well as City officials and City employees. The Office of Professional Standards is commanded by Captain Vance Allen and Captain Robert Mathews.  
  • Finance and Personnel
  • The Fraternal Order of Police
  • Police Chaplain's Office