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2021 Oklahoma Project Safe Neighborhood - Northern District

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $102,919)





Part 1: Applicant Fiscal Agent


Organization Name:                         Oklahoma District Attorneys Council

Point of Contact:                               Stephanie Lowery

Phone Number:                                 405-264-5008

Email Address:                                         [email protected]

Mailing Address:                              421 N.W. 13th Street

                                                            Suite 290

                                                            Oklahoma City, OK 73103


Part 2: Applicant Information


Solicitation Name:                            FY 2021 Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant

Project Title:                                     Operation Trident

Proposed Start Date:                        October 1, 2021

Proposed End Date:                         September 30, 2024

Funding Request:                             $103,782.00


Part 3: PSN Grant Strategy                       

The 2021 PSN grant will be awarded to the Tulsa Police Department, who also holds the 2018-2020 PSN grants. The 2021 grant will expand the TPD’s Targeted Enforcement Areas (TEAs) within the Mingo Valley Division, the Riverside Division, and the Gilcrease Division. These particular TEAs have been selected due to their high crime levels and because they are hubs for gang and gun violence. This grant will continue TPD’s efforts to minimize gang and gun violence by providing overtime funds for officers to follow leads, identify suspects, and patrol hotspots. Extremely violent gang members will be identified and surveilled, and the project’s emphasis will be on aggravated assaults with a firearm, and robberies with a firearm, including shooting with intent to kill and shooting into an occupied dwelling or house. In 2016, Tulsa experienced 1,545 crimes involving a firearm, and in 2020 that number rose to 1,655. Assaults with a firearm increased in 2020 to 1,253 from 889 over that same period - an increase of 40.9%. These particular crimes are what Tulsa Police Department aims to focus on with this grant award. Many gun-related crimes in the city are related to the gang presence, therefore at least 30% of the project’s funds will be used specifically to target gang members committing these crimes.



Part 4: Geographic Focus                Northern District:  1,069,715

                                                            Tulsa County:  651,552

                                                            City of Tulsa:  402,324


Part 5: Research Partners               N/A



Part 6: Key Partners                        U.S. Attorney’s Office – Northern District

                                                            Tulsa Police Department

                                                            Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office

                                                            Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office

                                                            Muscogee (Creek) Nation Lighthorse Police Department

                                                            Osage Nation Police Department

                                                            Cherokee Nation Marshal Service

                                                            Oklahoma Department of Corrections

                                                            Federal Bureau of Investigation

                                                            United States Marshals Service

                                                            Drug Enforcement Administration

                                                            Bureau of Indian Affairs

                                                            Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

                                                            U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement

                                                            Oklahoma District Attorneys Council

Date Created: December 8, 2021