Richard Weigel, Tulsa County Sheriff (Acting)

Richard Weigel, Tulsa County Sheriff (Acting)

TCSO Start Date:May 1, 2008

Law Enforcement History:
2008 to Present – Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office
2007-2008 – Department of Homeland Security, Fusion Center, OKC
1972-2007 – Tulsa Police Department

The Sheriff is responsible for maintaining law and order within the borders of Tulsa County. He commands a full service agency that includes detention, court services and operations divisions; total employed by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is well over 500 people.

Prior to becoming Chief Deputy in 2011, Richard Weigel was the Administrative Captain at the David L. Moss Correctional Center. He was instrumental in the kitchen remodel at DLM, as well as overseeing the daily operations of the facility.


  • Special Operations Commander
  • Range Master
  • Implemented TPD Patrol Rifle Program

Associations and Positions:

  • Certified Intel Analyst
  • Urban Area Security Initiative
  • Leadership Tulsa

Education and Training:

  • 35 years Special Operations Weapons & Tactics
  • B.A. - University of Tulsa
  • Graduate work - University of Tulsa