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Technology Services


The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is responsible for the maintenance of existing technology. The CTO also works with the department in implementing the modernization of technical equipment and systems. This assists the department in staying in alignment and in reaching the department’s goals. The units under the prevue of the CTO maintain the architecture, hardware, software and networking of computers in the agency. They also maintain and install all the physical security systems and communications devices used by the department.

Please direct all computer issues to the OMES help desk either via email - or phone - (405) 521-2445.

Administration and Contacts

Communication Devices

Lester Neill
Chief Technology Officer
Phone: (405) 425-7144


3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Tami Miner

Division Support Coordinator
Phone: (405) 425-7574

Division Contacts

Communication Device Unit
Casey Christensen
Phone: (405) 425-2650

Physical Security
Phone: (405) 425-7574

Technical Innovation
Phone: (405) 425-7574

Technology Operations and Logistics
Matthew Craig
Phone: (405) 425-7166


The communication devices unit maintains the many different devices the department uses on a daily basis to communicate with each other. These devices include cell phones, the PBX phone system still used by many locations, and the handheld radios security uses at each facility. They also work with the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to deploy the state-run Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) system within the department.

Physical Security


The Physical Security unit is responsible for installation and maintenance of all the different security systems the department uses to maintain the safety and security of all inmates, staff, and the public. These systems consist of the video surveillance systems, intrepid fences, key distribution devices, and management of security software. This unit also takes care of all network infrastructure the department uses for its pc systems to include both copper and fiber infrastructure.

Information Security Management/Technical Innovations


Information Security Management is responsible for the security and management of agency information. They work alongside of Office of Management and Enterprise Services to make sure that all possible measures are used to keep any breaches from occurring. This unit also works with administration on implementing the modernization of technical equipment and systems that will assist the department in all aspects of its daily operations.

Technology Devices


They assist the Office of Management and Enterprise Services in large deployments of new computers. This unit ensures the many different software applications the department uses are functioning correctly. They are also responsible for training staff in the vast number of programs used by the department.

Last Modified on May 05, 2021
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