Frank Team

Frank Team is a evening shift team that works from 1600 hours (4:00PM) to 0200 hours (2:00AM). Their scheduled days off are Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Echo Team's Watch Commander is Captain Robert Puccino and his Lieutenants are Lt. Donnie Hanson and Lt. Tom Bailey.

 

 

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

 

Lieutenant Thomas Bailey began his career with the Lawton Police Department in January 2000. Lt. Bailey spent several years working within the Patrol Division. In May 2008 Lt. Bailey transferred to the Criminal Investigative Division. Lt. Bailey was a case investigator and a Crime Scene Investigator. In July 2011 Lt. Bailey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Currently Lt. Bailey is assigned to the Patrol Division as a Patrol Supervisor.

Lt. Bailey graduated from Macarthur High School then Cameron University with an Associates degree in Criminal Justice. Since joining the department he has earned his advanced CLEET certification. During Lt. Bailey’s time with the Lawton Police Department he has been assigned to the department’s bicycle team and was used as a field training officer. Currently he is an entry team leader on the Lawton Police Department’s Tactical Team.

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

 

 


Lt. Hanson started working in law enforcement in 1984 as the Chief of Police in Medicine Park from 1984 to 1986. He attended the CLEET Basic Police Academy in 1984. Lt. Hanson started working for the city of Lawton Lake Patrol in 1986 and worked the lakes until 1992. In 1992 he transferred in to the Lawton Police Dept Uniform Patrol Division. In 1996 he started working as a traffic officer until transferred to the Training Division in 2001. He worked in training until his promotion to Lieutenant in 2006.

After his promotion, Lt. Hanson went back to patrol until being transfered back to Training. In January 2013, Lt. Hanson transferred back to the Patrol Division. In 2008, the Lawton Police Department was approved by CLEET to hold our own Police Academy and in 2008 we put on our first Basic Police Academy in 16 years. The department has held at least one academy every year since 2008, training not only Lawton Police Officers but also Lawton Fire Marshalls and Fire Chiefs and Fort Sill Police.

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