Category: Press Release

  • Osage County Sheriff’s Office Announces Arrest of OCSO Jail Deputy for bringing contraband into the Jail

    *Press Release* Pawhuska, OK – May 23, 2024 – The Osage County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) reports the arrest of Deputy David Shawn Lynd for introducing contraband into the Osage County Jail, located at 900 St. Paul, Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Deputy Lynd has been immediately suspended from employment at the Sheriff’s Office in response to the allegations.…

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  • Osage County Sheriff’s Office to participate in Click It or Ticket Mobilization

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Osage County Sheriff’s Office to participate in Click It or Ticket Mobilization OSAGE COUNTY, OK – May 14, 2024 – Sheriff Eddie Virden announces that the Osage County Sheriff’s Office will be participating the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office Click It Ticket mobilization from May 20th to June 2nd. This campaign, supported by…

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  • OCSO Dispatch Center Upgrades

    We’re delighted to announce the completion of upgrades on all 3 consoles at our Osage County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center, with a fourth console now live and operational. These enhancements include state-of-the-art equipment and improved ergonomic features to provide our dispatchers with a comfortable and efficient workspace. The new workstations boast climate control, custom lighting…

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  • OCSO Sheriff’s Auction: Vehicles & Tools

    🚨ANNOUNCEMENT🚨 🤝 The Osage County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) is thrilled to announce a fresh collaboration with South 99 Equipment Sales, the go-to online auction platform, for the sale of a significant portion of our surplus vehicles and tools. 🚓✨ 👀 For a sneak peek at the vehicles, auto accessories, and tools up for grabs, and…

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  • OCSO Budget vs. Inflation

    The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has been operating very lean, especially when considering the effects of inflation. When comparing the budget spending power between fiscal year 2013-2014 and fiscal year 2022-2023, and adjusting for an estimated annual inflation rate of 2%, the figures show a significant decrease in spending power. In 2013-2014, the spending power…

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  • 🚨 Understanding NARCAN (Naloxone) 🚨

    On February 5th, 2024, Deputy Derek Lanphear responded to a concerning situation near the Bartlesville landfill. Upon arrival, he found an individual, later identified as Cierra Johnson, unresponsive in a ditch along the side of Highway 123. Thanks to the quick thinking of a passerby who called 911 and the prompt response of Deputy Lanphear,…

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  • Text to 911

    Text-to-911 – Now Available in Osage County and the Tulsa Metro Region Exciting news! Text-to-911 services are now available in Osage County and the Tulsa metro region, including the cities of Bixby, Broken Arrow, Collinsville, Glenpool, Jenks, Owasso, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Skiatook, and Tulsa. Tulsa County will also receive the service, and Rogers County will…

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  • Prue School Bus Taken for Joyride

    Prue Community Alert Attention Prue residents! We need your assistance! Over the last weekend, there was a school bus stolen from the Prue School district (the school bus has been recovered). We are sharing these attached pictures in the hopes that someone can help us identify the man in the hat and the dog that’s…

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  • Osage County Upgrades Patrol Fleet

    We are pleased to inform you that our agency has successfully upgraded its patrol vehicle fleet. Through a three-year lease program, we have acquired 18 new, fully equipped SUVs, each adorned with a fresh decal package. We understand that concerns have been raised by certain members of the community regarding the acquisition of these vehicles…

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  • OCSO Jail Using High Tech Body Scanner

    📢 Osage County Sheriff’s Office Announcement 📢 🔍 We are pleased to inform you that the Osage County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) has recently upgraded its prisoner search capabilities within the Jail with the introduction of the state-of-the-art Soter RS Body Scanner. This vital tool was acquired through a grant. 💯 The Soter RS Body Scanner…

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