• Tulsa police officers head to Texas to help with disaster relief

    By: Sara Whaley


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick facts:

    • Six Tulsa police officers from the Tulsa Incident Management Team will be deployed to Texas to help with relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey hit the state.
    • The team will help with logistics operations for rescue efforts.
    • They will also be on stand-by if Louisiana requests assistance as the tropical storm continues to drop rain in the area.
    • The Broken Arrow Emergency Management director joined the team.
    • The team was set to arrive in Katy, Texas, Monday, but flooding forced them to head to San Antonio instead.
    • They will team up with other disaster response teams across the state to set up a warehouse to serve as a headquarters for first responders in the Houston area.



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