Tulsa, Okla. – Police officers proven to have been untruthful during any official investigation will now face only one form of punishment: termination.
Interim Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced the new policy this morning in a statement with Mayor Bartlett and Tulsa Fraternal Order of Police President Phil Evans. The new policy extends the Tulsa Police Department's Rule 6 "Duty to be Truthful and Obedient."
By Hear interview with Sandy Garrett prior to her speech
Tulsa, OK – Borrowing Charles Dickens' famous line to open her 2010 State of Education address today in Tulsa, State School Superintendent Sandy Garrett remarked "it is the best of times, it is the worst of times" to more than 2,500 Oklahoma School leaders in attendance at the Tulsa Convention Center Ballroom.
Tulsa, OK – Okla police chief says internal probe conducted
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa's interim police chief says his department conducted its own investigation of possible theft and lying by police officers.
Chief Chuck Jordan said Wednesday that the department's probe started in May 2009 and involved information developed by the Internal Affairs unit. Jordan says he couldn't name the officers who were investigated.