Communications

The Tahlequah Police Department employs six Communication Officers. Responsibilities include answering calls for service, providing accurate information to officers, and documenting daily activity logs.

The Communication officers are also certified jailers through the State of Oklahoma. They are responsible for the inmates care as per the jail standards. Recertification is required annually to maintain knowledge of jailer responsibilities.

The mission of the Tahlequah Police Departments Communications Division is to provide timely, accurate assessment of calls for the citizens while ensuring the safety of the officers.

Contact
Phone Number
Detective Division 918-456-8801
Police Department Fax
918-456-1242
Animal Shelter
918-456-1241
Emergency Management
918-456-2894
Fire Department (non- emergency)
918-456-2424
NSU Police Department (non- emergency)
918-458-2111
Cherokee County Sheriff (non-emergency)
918-456-2583
Center for Missing and Exploited Children
800-843-5678
Poison Control
800-222-1222