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 Brian Morris and his Lieutenants are Lt. James Johnson and Lt. Bill Jenkins.

 

 

Captain Brian Morris was hired by the Lawton Police Department in January of 1987. During his career, he has worked as a Police Officer, Traffic Officer, Tactical Team member, assigned to Special Operations, Dive Team member, Criminal Investigations, Defensive Tactics and Taser Instructor and is currently assigned as a Lieutenant in the Uniform Division. He also is a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist and a Crime Scene Reconstructionist. Captain Morris was recently transfered to Special Operations.

He has served the Local Union as an executive board member for the past ten years and is currently the Union President.

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

 


Lt. Johnson joined the Lawton Police Department in February 1992. He has worked in Patrol Division and Narcotics in his career with the Lawton Police Department. He was a member of the Tactical Unit from 1997 to 2007 on the entry team but his primary job was that of a sniper. In 2007 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he was assigned to patrol and as motorcycle supervisor for a short period.

Lt. Johnson earned a B.S degree from Ahab’s Institute of Motorcycle technology in 1987, specializing in Harley-Davidson repair, a B.A degree from Cameron University in Criminal Justice in 1990, a M.A degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Oklahoma City University in 1992 and a B.S degree in Funeral Service from The University of Central Oklahoma in 2005. He is also licensed as a Funeral Director and Embalmer by the State of Oklahoma and nationally board certified by The International Conference of Funeral Service. He works as a Funeral Director in his spare time.

Lt. Johnson is a Mason and has been a member of Mt. Scott Masonic Lodge 540 in Lawton since 1996 and is a member of The Guthrie Scottish Rite as a 32nd degree Mason since 1997.

Lt. Johnson can be reached at (580) 581-3225 or jjohnson@cityof.lawton.ok.us.

 

 

 


Lieutenant Jenkins began his career with Lawton in 1997. During his career, he has served in Patrol and Criminal Investigations. He has also been a member of the K-9 Unit, Gang Unit, Tactical Team and Honor Guard. He is currently serving on the Tactical Team and Honor Guard as supervisors of the teams.

Lt. Jenkins was promoted in 2010 and is currently a Patrol Supervisor. He received his Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from CLEET and and the 49th Crime Scene Investigators Academy. He was awarded a Certificate of Commendation from the Oklahoma Sheriffs and {Peace Officer Association, along with a Meritorious Conduct Bar and Life Saving Bar.

Lt. Jenkins received a Bachelor's of Science degree with a Spanish Minor from Northwestern State University as he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Lieutenant Jenkins can be reached at (580) 581-3227 or wjenkins@cityof.lawton.ok.us.