Acting Oklahoma County Sheriff PD Taylor continues his tour of unincorporated areas of the county to talk about “recent budget decisions out of his control.” Those decisions, he says, could jeopardize patrols in rural areas of the county, including Luther. He will host a public meeting on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Luther Community
“If the OCSO is forced to reduce its patrol, our department stands ready to assist them. It will be a tough job but our department is up for the challenge. We can do our part to help out in this time of need. Taking call or helping with their extra patrol anyway we can,” said Thurman.
The weekly senior citizen’s luncheon at the Luther Community Center next Tuesday will feature a program from the Luther Police Department and Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office on safety and crime prevention. Luther Police Chief Marcus Thurman presents at each first Tuesday of the month as part of the SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council. LPD
UPDATED TO REFLECT NEW REIMBURSEMENT AMOUNT The Luther Town Board Tuesday night gave Police Chief Marcus Thurman a raise effective immediately, promised him overtime for work this month, and allowed him to use vacation days to pay the Town back over a mistake last year in which he was given a raise without board approval.