• City of Tulsa announces new community policing initiatives

    By: Amber Hughes , Ryan Love


    TULSA, Okla. - City of Tulsa leaders announced Monday the expansion of the city's community policing in downtown Tulsa.

    The new initiative will allow the Tulsa Police Department to expand its Downtown Impact Team as the downtown area continues to grow.

    FOX23 streamed the announcement LIVE online and on the FOX23 News App. DOWNLOAD the app for live updates and breaking news sent to your device.

    The Downtown Impact Team -- created in 2014 -- currently has one squad and one supervisor dedicated to the downtown area, but the new plan will add one more of each to serve as community resource officers. These officers will work with residents, business owners and downtown stakeholders for public safety needs.

    The Public Safety Hub located at 416 South Main Street will serve as office space for the community resource officers.

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