Rusty WrightAssistant Chief (Non-Uniform Divison)
Deputy Chief Rusty Wright was hired by the Lawton Police Department in January 1987. He was promoted to Deputy Chief on March 7, 2011 and is currently in charge of the Non-Uniform Division. The special teams under him are: Lake Patrol/Dive Team, Traffic Section/Motor Unit, Gang Unit, Tactical Team, K-9 officers, Bicycle officers.
During his more than 25 years of service, he has worked as a police officer, tactical team member and in Special Operations. As a Supervisor he has worked as a Patrol Supervisor, Criminal Investigations Supervisor, a Tactical Team Supervisor, the Tactical Team Commander and a Watch Commander.
Deputy Chief Wright has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Advanced CLEET Certification and is a FBI National Academy graduate of class #232. He is an Oklahoma CLEET instructor, a firearms instructor and submachine gun instructor.