Echo Team

Echo Team is a evening shift team that works from 1600 hours (4:00PM) to 0200 hours (2:00AM). Their scheduled days off are Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The Echo Team's Watch Commander is Captain Robert Puccino and his Lieutenants are Lt. Brian Shotts and Lt. Ulysses Henderson.

 

 

Captain Robert E Puccino began his law enforcement career with the Lawton Lake Patrol and then spent 1 year with the Comanche County Sheriff’s Department before joining the Lawton Police Department in March of 1988. With the Lawton Police Department he has served as a patrol officer, with assignments to the bike patrol, U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, Tactical Unit/S.W.A.T. as a team leader and sniper supervisor, Policy Review Board and the Honor Guard, he is also a firearms instructor, C.L.E.E.T. Advanced Instructor, and the department’s Health and Fitness Instructor.

Captain Puccino was promoted to Lieutenant in March 2000 and spent his first 2 years as a patrol supervisor before being transferred to training division as the Training Division Commander. In July 2011 he was promoted to Captain and serves as a Watch Commander in patrol division and he is also in charge of the Gang Unit and Lake Division. His additional duties include Peer Support, Honor Guard Commander and Highway Safety Grant coordinator.

Captain Puccino graduated Cum Laude from Cameron University in May of 2002. He also holds an Advanced Certification from C.L.E.E.T. and A trainer certification from the Cooper Institute. His awards include: Carnegie Medal for Heroism, Medal of Honor, 2 Life Saving awards.

Captain Puccino can be reached at (580) 581-3534 or rpuccino@cityof.lawton.ok.us


 

 


Brian Shotts began his law enforcement career at the Comanche County Sherriff’s Department in 1996, later the same year he began working full time in the jail and then went onto the road working as a patrol officer. In 1998, Deputy Shotts became a K-9 handler working K-9 Jensen. In 1999 he was promoted to supervisor, overseeing K-9, SWAT Team, and patrol. During this time Brian worked as a drug interdiction unit and also as a narcotics investigator.

In 2003 Officer Shotts left the Sherriff’s Office to join the Lawton Police Department. In 2003 Brian was assigned as a K-9 handler and became responsible for K-9 Rex. In 2006 Officer Shotts was assigned as a K-9 officer for the Gang Unit where he remained until 2011 when he was transferred to a position in CID as a Detective. Sergeant Shotts was promoted to Lieutenant in September of 2012. Lt. Shotts is also a CLEET Firearms Instructor for the department.

Lieutenant Shotts can be reached at (580) 581-3225 or bshotts@cityof.lawton.ok.us.


 



Lieutenant Ulysses Henderson has been on the department sonce August 2004. Since joining the department, Henderson has been assigned to Patrol, Community Oriented Policing, and Special Operations. He is currently assigned to the Traffic Division, and serves on the department’s Tactical Team as the Medic. Henderson holds a basic Instructor certification, an Advanced Peace Officer Certification from CLEET, a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Cameron University. He is also an accident reconstructionist.

Prior to joining the police department, Lt. Henderson spent 4 years on active duty as an intelligence analyst in the United States Army and was honorably discharged from the 2/14th FA BDE here at Ft. Sill OK.

Lt. Henderson can be reached at (580) 581-3226 or uhenderson@cityof.lawton.ok.us.