Lieutenant Colonel Jack McCoy

Lieutenant Colonel Jack McCoy was a member of the 42nd OHP Academy, graduating in 1986.  His original assignment was to Troop B where he was assigned to the Tulsa Interstate detachment and later transferred to the Creek County detachment.  In 1993 he was transferred to the Mayes County detachment of Troop L, where he served until his promotion in 1998 to Lieutenant and assigned to the Will Rogers Turnpike.

In 2003 LTC McCoy was promoted to Captain.  In this capacity, he served stints as the Troop Commander of Troop B (Tulsa), Troop L (Vinita) and as the Commander of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), until being promoted to Major in 2013.

As a Major, LTC McCoy was the Zone Commander over various field troops, the Capitol Complex, the Emergency Services Unit (ESU) and the Incident Management Team (IMT).  He also served as the Department of Public Safety’s liaison to the Oklahoma Emergency Management and served on the Oklahoma Incident Management Advisory Committee.

Throughout his career, LTC McCoy has served as a field training trooper, field training supervisor, adjutant instructor and as an Assistant Commandant of a Patrol Academy.  He is also a distinguished graduate of Session #259 of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy in Quantico, VA.

On January 1, 2022, LTC McCoy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and appointed as the Deputy Chief of the Patrol’s Special Service Divisions.