Police Department History

PattyChief  Roger L. Patty
2001 – Current

Members of the department pose for the 2019 FOP Calendar (LtoR: David Richardson, Chief R.L. Patty, John Gray, Mike Anderson, Brandi Livesay, Sean Thompson, Colt Smith, Troy Mize, Brian Straughn)

SMITHChief David Smith
1998-2000

GarrettChief Tony Garrett
1993-1998

KNOPPChief Steve Knopp
1992-1993

WAPD Swat OLD

1993 uniform change

Officer Hugh Osborn wears the police department’s old uniform as he is flanked by fellow officers wearing variations of the city’s new uniforms. (L to R; Karen Selby, David Smith, Skip Floyd, Steve Knopp (Chief), Karrie Wise and Larry Boggess 1993)

SelbyChief Bill Selby
1982-1992

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DOWNSChief Darrel Downs
1976-1982

 Warr Acres OLD

LuttrellChief Bill Luttrell
1975-1976

 WAPD PatchWAPD Patch

 BeckettChief Nelson Beckett
1969-1975

WAPD Patch with OK flag

1967 Chief Beckett

Warr Acres Policeman C.D. “Blackie” Winfrey (left) is presented a plaque in recognition of his success in confiscating the largest marijuana cache in the United States. Chief Nelson Beckett on the right. January 23rd, 1967.

BarnesChief Bobby Barnes

first Warr Acres Police patchold-impala-patrol-car

 

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