Police Department

About the Department

The Sallisaw Police Department provides law enforcement, community policing, and school resource activities for the community. Our officers are dedicated to serving and protecting the community while providing the highest quality of customer service.


The Police Department is guided by an elected Chief of Police. The department is divided into:
  • Dispatch
  • Investigations
  • Patrol 
Currently there are 23 patrol officers including the Chief of Police.


Police officers enforce all laws and city ordinances. They are also charged with:
  • Dispatch of emergency services
  • After-hours utility services
  • Prevention of animal cruelty
The department also works with Sallisaw Public Schools to provide school resource officers assigned to the various school campuses. These officers receive special training before being placed in the school.