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The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police services by working in partnership with the community to create permanent solutions to problems and enhance the quality of life within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe's jurisdictional areas.

Organizational Values:
+ A. We are committed to providing the highest quality of professional law enforcement service to the community with the goal of enhancing the quality of life within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe's jurisdictional areas.
+ B. We are committed to working in partnership with the community and each other to identify and resolve issues that have an impact on public safety.
+ C. We are committed to empowering our members and the community to resolve problems by creating an environment that encourages solutions that address the needs of the communities and areas within the jurisdiction of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe.
+ D. We are committed to nurturing the public trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
+ E. We are committed to respecting individual rights, human dignity; and the value of all members of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, the members of local communities, and members of this agency.

Most of the things we would like to let you know about will be information that is available to you at our department.
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AST Police: 405-275-3200

Tip Line: 405-273-1249



Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department K9 Jynx has been awarded a bullet and stab proof vest

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department K9 Jynx has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and Blue Line Across America provided 950.00 dollars for K9 Jynx vest. The vest will be embroidered with the sentiment "Protected by Blue Line Across America"

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA. whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. Each vest costs $950.00 and has a 5 year warranty. The nonprofit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially life saving body armor for their four legged K9 Officers. Through private and corporate sponsorships, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 1349 law enforcement dogs in 49 states with protective vests since 2009 at a cost of over $1.2 million dollars.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. announces their 7inch plush stuffed German Shepherd K9 Hero, "Cesar", and company ambassador of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. now for sale online for $15.00 at www.vik9s.org. Proceeds from the sales will provide bullet and stab protective vests, for police dogs actively working without the potentially lifesaving equipment.

The organization orders the U.S. made vests exclusively from distributor Regency Police Supply in Hyannis, MA. who also does the custom embroidery on the body armor. Vests are manufacturer by Armor Express in Central Lake, MI.

New K9 graduates as well as K9 with expired vests are eligible to participate. The program is open to law enforcement dogs who are US employed, certified and at least 19 months of age.

For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Tax deductible donations accepted via mail to: Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718 or via the website: www.vik9s.org.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department is comprised of 6 different divisions Patrol, Criminal Investigations, K9, Administration, Narcotics and Special Projects. Each of these divisions is pertinent to the success of protecting the surrounding community and providing a safe environment.


+ Patrol Division
  The Patrol Division protects and serves the communities within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe through patrol, education, training and other community involvement that reduces or eliminates criminal activity. Patrolmen and Reserve Patrolmen within this division provide unique training instructor certifications and qualifications in a plethora of different subject matter, including: Defensive Tactics Instructors, Law Enforcement Drivers Training Instructors, Taser Instructor, Standard Field Sobriety Testing Instructor, Radar Operator Instructor, Hostage Negotiation, and various Weapon Armorer Certifications.


+ Criminal Investigations Division
  The Investigations Division is a complement to the patrol division and is responsible for providing prompt, professional, and effective investigative services including the apprehension and successful prosecution of criminals, as well as the recovery and return of stolen property.


+ K9 Division
  The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department K-9 Team assists with narcotics searches, building searches, tracking, handler protection, public demonstrations and supports the operational functions of all units within the police department.


+ Administration Division
  The Administrative Division is compromised of a very select group of individuals who provide a myriad of different functions. This division conducts all business functions of the department, including: Planning and Research, Logistical Support, Training and Recruiting, Professional Standards and Media Relations.


+ Narcotics Division
  The Narcotics Division is responsible for enforcing local, state, and federal narcotic violations throughout the jurisdictions of the ASTPD. The Narcotics Division not only conducts complex and long-term narcotic investigations, they also:
+ Investigate and dispose of illegal clandestine labs
+ Divert precursor chemicals
+ Pharmaceutical fraud
+ Illegal marijuana eradication
+ Identify and investigate major drug trafficking organizations that operate on Tribal, State, and Local Land.

The ASTPD Narcotics Division maintains a partnership with its citizens and other law enforcement agencies and community organizations throughout the jurisdictional counties and state. This Division also assists other bureaus, stations, and agencies in a variety of ways;
+ Surveillance operations
+ Electronic monitoring
+ Technical support
+ Undercover operations
+ Covert investigative techniques
+ K-9 drug detection
+ Narcotics Trafficking Interdiction

The success of this division is closely related to the participation within cooperating agencies partnerships. The Narcotics Division is a key factor in the coordination of this effort and participates in a very successful Multi-Jurisdictional Tribal Drug Task Force. Within this mutual effort the Department is able to cover over six different counties worth of interdiction and enforcement. Moreover, the Narcotics division participates with the State of Oklahoma's Bureau of Narcotics in Air Interdiction and Narc Assault.


+ Special Projects Unit
  This Unit contains specialized officers who are dedicated to specific tasks or end goals. There are many different special projects running concurrently at any one time, these tasks range anywhere from participation within Local Counties Warrant Squads to involvement within Multi-Jurisdictional SWAT Teams. This select group of Patrolmen also provides services under grants funded from the US Department of Justice Community Policing Office involving the Methamphetamine Initiative and Tribal Resources Grant Projects. Additionally, there are Patrolmen functioning to provide protections by maintaining and updating the sex offender registry


Our website is now up and running, we would like to provide you with useful information. Our goal is to provide the tribal member and county people, with information concerning local and tribal law enforcement. Amber Alerts and Oklahoma Sex Offenders will be helpful to many people..

+  Pottawatomie County Sheriff

+  Absentee Shawnee Sex Offender Registry

+  National Sex Offender Registry

+  Public Awareness Pamphlet

+  Oklahoma District Court Records

+ Recognizing and Preventing Gang Involvement

+ Oklahoma Information Fusion Center

Most of the things we would like to let you know about will be information that will available to you at our department.

First Name Last Namesort descending Case Number Issued Bond Amt.
Joseph Bender CIV-05-25 11/14/2017 1000.00
Ronnie Burnside JFD-94-2303 11/18/2016 2500.00
Felix Creek JFD-2015-86 05/12/2016 1600.00
Kristi Davis CRM-2017-132 09/12/2018 100.00
Fidel Gonzalez CRM-2018-15 11/14/2018 250.00
Johnny Harvey CRM-2018-21 12/12/2018 1000.00
Josie Johnson JFD-96-28-02 03/27/2017 1500.00
Regina Jokubaitis CRM-2018-16 11/14/2018 100.00
April Kaseca CRM-2018-14 11/14/2018 250.00
Jason Little Axe CRM-2013-86 11/28/2018 1500.00
Kelly Loneman CRM-05-06 10/22/2005 2000.00
Dana Lugo-Vargus CRM-2016-94 07/11/2018 1424.00
Sarah Mills JFJ-2012-06 04/27/2016 750.00
Steven Montgomery JFD-2012-28 07/10/2018 1000.00
Carlie Queen CRM-2018-19 11/14/2018 250.00
Kathleen Ruiz JFD-2009-03 01/09/2018 1000.00
Brian Keith Sands JFD-05-07 09/21/2005 500.00
Jimmy Sloat CRM-2010-07 11/19/2011 500.00
Dorothy Spoon JFD-2012-05 12/11/2018 1500.00
Brandon Wakolee JFD-2017-42 12/14/2018 2000.00