Swearing in Ceremony for Tulsa Tech Students

On May 24th, TCSO will swear in 15 Tulsa Tech Criminal Justice students as Detention Officers. Those graduates who have already reached the age of 18 will immediately begin working in the jail.

The partnership between TCSO and Tulsa Tech’s Criminal Justice Program creates immediate job opportunities for students, while helping the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office to ease the manpower crisis at the jail.

Every month TCSO holds Detention Academies at the jail, but this does not provide enough employees to meet the manpower numbers needed.  Currently, the Tulsa County Jail needs to hire an additional 75 Detention Officers.

Working in the jail gives graduates valuable experience and training they will be able use throughout their law enforcement careers.

This is the third year for the partnership between TCSO and Tulsa Tech. Over the previous two years, 28 Tulsa Tech students have been sworn-in as TCSO Detention Officers.

Interested in a new rewarding career? Check out our open positions here or visit jointcso.org!



2023 TCSO Fallen Officers Memorial

You are invited to join TCSO and Tulsa County Sheriff’s FOP #188 as we gather for a ceremony to pay tribute to those members of our officers who sacrificed their lives while protecting and serving the citizens of Tulsa County.

Since 1909, 13 members of TCSO have died in the line of duty. The most recent addition to the memorial is Sergeant John Harris. He contacted COVID 19 in the course of his job duties and passed away on August 19, 2021, at the age of 43.

This year’s guest speaker is District 3 Tulsa County Commissioner Kelly Dunkerley. The Memorial will be at Chandler Park located at 6500 W. 21st Street on May 18, 2023 at 11:00am.



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