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Press Release

U.S. Attorney Trent Shores' Statement on the Retirement Announcement of Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Oklahoma

“Chief Chuck Jordan’s legacy is one of service, courage, and accomplishment. He exemplifies the selfless police ethic of ‘protect and serve.’ There is no better friend to the cause of justice than Chief Jordan. Time and again, he displayed a remarkable balance of prudence and courage when faced with challenging circumstances and consequential decisions. Chief Jordan's reverence for the special responsibility placed in a police chief is as inspiring as it is unwavering. He knew that he had been entrusted to command the men and women who wore the uniform of the Tulsa Police Department; that his guidance and leadership could determine whether his officers made it home to their families. The City of Tulsa is a stronger and safer city because of Chief Chuck Jordan. As we have worked closely together over these last two years, I am also proud to be able call him my friend. Thank you for your service, Chief."


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Updated December 6, 2019