Interim Police Chief Jeff Becker became Oklahoma City's 49th Chief of Police in May 2019, succeeding former Chief Bill Citty on an interim basis. He has served with the Oklahoma City Police Department since April 1988.
In addition to serving in his favorite position as a patrol officer and Field Training Officer, he has worked in a variety of assignments across the police department. He worked his way through the ranks with personnel at the Oklahoma City Jail, the Oklahoma County Jail, the Crime Scene Unit, the Office of Media Relations, Sex Crimes, Domestic Violence, Crimes Against Children, Offender Registration, Training and Recruiting, and field assignments at the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain, and Major. Chief Becker has a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police.