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CITY OF BLACKWELL, OKLAHOMA
Police Department, with approximately 25 employees, protects and
serves the community from criminal activity by enforcing city, state and
The department keeps the peace, apprehends criminals and helps
prepare cases for prosecution.
LeValley, Chief of Police
The Police Department has
various branches and positions of responsibility.
Fred LeValley is the Police Chief and he is assisted in running
the department by Deputy Chief Dewayne Wood.
The department has a detectives division, under the direction of
Detective Jay Brewer, a K-9 division in the charge of Officer John
Mitchell, a traffic division with Patrol Commander Delton Woods at the
helm, an Animal Control division led by John Gerian and Sgt. Ty Owens
serves as our School Resource Officer.
The Police Department also has officers that make up a drug
enforcement task team.
with over 39 years experience in law enforcement, became chief of the
Blackwell Police Department in 2003 after having served as chief with
another jurisdiction for over 11 years.
He began his career with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Police Department Mission Statement
The mission of the Blackwell Police Department is to protect and serve
and preserve the peace for all who live or work in, as well as those who
travel through, our City, and in so doing, to make a meaningful
contribution to the quality of life in our community. As we
endeavor to accomplish our mission, we acknowledge the following.
The Blackwell Police Department was formed and now exists because of the
City and Community we serve. We are a police organization of
professionals committed to providing the highest level of police service
in a positive and sensitive manner and all people regardless of their
walk or stature in life with no regards to race, creed or standing in
We know the value of human life and the dignity of all people and treat
those all with fairness, compassion and respect. We recognize the
importance of working together, as a department to maintain a work
environment that consist of trust, faith, respect and support from all.
We wear our uniform with great pride and realize it is a symbol of
public trust. We realize it is important in serving our Community
to maintain public confidence. We are committed to the Citizens of
Blackwell and hope to create a mutual trust where we all work together
in the prevention of crime and solving mutual concerns and create a safe
and secure community.
We know that the test of police efficiency is the absence of criminal
disorder. We strive for the excellence of respect and integrity in
working for this Community. Cooperation from this Community each
day to work with us for the betterment of Blackwell, will make our
Police Department Vision Statement
We want the Blackwell Police Department to work with the community to
create a common goal. This goal would be to have respect for human
dignity and a safe and respected community to live in an raise our
224 W. Blackwell
Blackwell, OK 74631
Fred LeValley, Police Chief
Dewayne Wood, Deputy Police Chief