oklahoma highway patrol http://kgou.org en Trooper Pay Raise Heads To Fallin's Desk http://kgou.org/post/trooper-pay-raise-heads-fallins-desk <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House has given final passage to legislation that provides a mechanism to raise the salaries of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ohptroopers.com/"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Highway Patrol</a> troopers.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:02:00 +0000 Associated Press & eCapitol & Emily Summars 27349 at http://kgou.org Trooper Pay Raise Heads To Fallin's Desk Attorneys Skeptical Of Oklahoma Dash-Cam Video Bill http://kgou.org/post/attorneys-skeptical-oklahoma-dash-cam-video-bill <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Some attorneys who specialize in obtaining arrest videos from police say they're concerned a bill designed to make <a href="http://www.ohptroopers.com/">Highway Patrol</a> dash-cam videos open to the public could actually have the opposite effect.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:26:00 +0000 Associated Press 26128 at http://kgou.org Attorneys Skeptical Of Oklahoma Dash-Cam Video Bill Senate Approves Lower Age Limit For Oklahoma State Troopers http://kgou.org/post/senate-approves-lower-age-limit-oklahoma-state-troopers <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A state senator from Coalgate hopes to make it easier to become an&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Highway Patrol trooper.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:42:00 +0000 Associated Press 24937 at http://kgou.org Senate Approves Lower Age Limit For Oklahoma State Troopers Oklahoma Troopers Could Have Equipment Allowance Doubled http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-troopers-could-have-equipment-allowance-doubled <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Highway Patrol troopers would have their equipment allowance doubled for things like uniforms and practice ammunition under a bill approved by the&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:19:00 +0000 Associated Press 24852 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Troopers Could Have Equipment Allowance Doubled Oklahoma Senate Panel Approves Trooper Pay Hike http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-senate-panel-approves-trooper-pay-hike <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://www.ohptroopers.com/"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Highway Patrol</a> troopers would get a pay increase under a bill that has unanimously cleared a Senate committee.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:28:47 +0000 Associated Press 23586 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Senate Panel Approves Trooper Pay Hike 'Timing Is Everything' For First Responder Mental Health During Disasters http://kgou.org/post/timing-everything-first-responder-mental-health-during-disasters-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For over a decade, Lieutenant Brian Orr of the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ohptroopers.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahoma Highway Patrol</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has responded to disasters throughout the state, including both the 1999 and 2013 Moore tornadoes. He remembers each of them clearly.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It was very difficult to see things, and of course first arriving, hearing screams from people and just the total devastation,” Orr said.</span></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:53:40 +0000 Kate Carlton 20545 at http://kgou.org 'Timing Is Everything' For First Responder Mental Health During Disasters OHP Pay Bill Passes, Hopes to Avoid Impending Trooper Staffing Crisis http://kgou.org/post/ohp-pay-bill-passes-hopes-avoid-impending-trooper-staffing-crisis <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House has overwhelmingly approved a $7.3 million plan to give state Highway Patrol troopers a pay increase.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:17:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 1939 at http://kgou.org OHP Pay Bill Passes, Hopes to Avoid Impending Trooper Staffing Crisis