Technical Services Division
The Lawton Police Department's Technical Services Division is commanded by Captain Brian Morris and consists of the Records Section and the Jail Section. The Records Section supervisor is Melodie Mort who is responsible for ensuring all data is entered into our Records Management system (ICIS) including all Offense and Arrest reports. There are 9 Record Clerks that she oversees and assists with these duties.
The Records Section is a the contact point for any Open Records requests. Certain records at the department concerning crimes and arrests are considered open records by Oklahoma Statute. These records are available to obtain upon request. If you would like to inquire about a record or file, you may contact the Records Section and request the record at (580)-581-3233. If the record is covered by the Open Records Act, your request will be granted.
If you are needing a copy of a report you generated, you may come to the station and receive a copy of this report. Business hours for our records section is as follows:
Monday -Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm & Saturdays from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. The records window is closed on Sundays.
The Jail Section is located on the top floor of the Police Department. There are currently 3 Correction Lieutenants and 9 Correction Officers in the jail section. Lieutenant Terry Sellers is the Senior Lieutenant and assists with the overall operation of the section. All persons arrested by the Department are processed through the jail. If the offense is a State charge, the individual will be transferred to the Comanche County Detention Center. If the charge is a City charge, the individual will be arraigned by the City Judge and given a bond and court date.
If you would like to visit someone in the City Jail, visiting hours are from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Only inmates that have been incarcerated at the City Jail for two (2) weeks or longer will be eligible for visitors. Also, personal items for inmates are only taken on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
The Technical Services Division also includes Property and ID, which is responsible for all property that is evidence in a crime, found, or turned over to the department. You may reclaim property Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Call (580)-581-3258 for questions about reclaimed proeprty.
The Department has a full-time Statistician that compiles offense and arrest reports and reports them monthly based on UCR reporting guidelines; who is also responsible for purchasing items throughout the department.
The Department also has a full-time maintenance technician for repairs around the building.
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. Captain Morrisis is also a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist and a Crime Scene Reconstructionist. Captain Morris has previously been a supervisor in the Uniform Division and Special Operations.
Captain Morris can be reached at (580) 581-3230 or firstname.lastname@example.org.