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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Cleveland County Sheriff implements body cams

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Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office personnel are using body-worn cameras starting April 1. The cameras will be a valuable evidentiary tool, Sheriff Chris Amason said.

“We are very excited to announce our body cams went live this week,&am...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

2020 Annual Report

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A message from Sheriff Chris Amason

I am honored and humbled that Cleveland County voters selected me to serve as the Cleveland County Sheriff. It’s been an amazing journey, and I encountered many unexpected events that I had not anticipated back...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Sheriff names new chief deputy

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 Sheriff Chris Amason recently named Marcus Williams as Chief Deputy of Operations. 

Williams replaces Jose Chavez, a longtime law enforcement leader who retired earlier this year. 

“I am excited to announce Marcus Willi...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Response to District Attorney Findings

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office values the sanctity of human life, and no Sheriff’s Deputy takes the use of deadly force lightly. Our condolences go out to the family of Kyle Elrod.

We are grateful to the Oklahoma City Police Department for its indep...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Sheriff’s Office reports on personnel demographics

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Public safety is more than a job at the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office, it’s a mission. Because everyone deserves a safe place to live, work, play and go to school.

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office is committed to hiring the highest quality personn...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Training and tools identify and reduce bias and conflict

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The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office has been conducting Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement classes for employees since fall 2018. As new employees are hired, additional classes are hosted to bring them up to speed. In 2018, 177 employees went t...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Sheriff promotes new jail administrator

Chief Deputy Julie Tipton

Sheriff Blake Green promoted Julie Tipton to chief deputy in charge of jail administration. Previously, Tipton was one of two administrative captains who worked directly under the chief deputy at the Cleveland County Detention Center.

Tipton will fill the ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Cleveland County gets new undersheriff

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Sheriff Blake Green recently hired Kent Ritchie to serve as Undersheriff at the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office. Ritchie started work on Friday, May 1. He will fill the void left when Green was sworn in as sheriff.

Ritchie brings 34 years of ex...

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