Oklahoma Highway Patrol

OHP Chiefs - 1937 to Present

Jack Hitch

1937

Ralph H. Cress

1937 - 1942

John Reading

1942 - 1943

J. M. Thaxton

1943 - 1947

H. B. Lowery

1947 - 1949

Ralph Thompson

1949 - 1950

Norman Holt

1950 - 1951

Carl Tyler

1951

W. D. "Bill" Hamilton

1951 - 1954

Jack Rollins

1954 - 1958

Lyle Baker

1959 - 1967

W. E. Mayberry

1967 - 1971

Leo White

1971 - 1973

Jerry Matheson

1973 - 1976

Jerry Horton

1978

Darrell W. Wiemers

1978 - 1979

Jerry Biggers

1980 - 1986

Gerald T. "Jerry" Cook

1986 - 1987

Ernest Allen

1987 - 1991

Kenneth Vanhow

1991

Gene Lockwood

1991 - 1997

Gary Adams

1997 - 2006

Jerry Cason

2006 - 2007

Van Guillotte

2007 - 2011

Kerry Pettingill

2011 - 2013

Ricky Adams

2013 - 2017

Michael Harrell

2017 - Present

Our Mission Statement

Working to provide a safe, secure environment for the public through courteous, quality and professional services.

COL Michael Harrell
Chief of Patrol
OHP Chief Michael Harrell