TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett today appointed Ray Driskell to replace the current chief, Allen LaCroix, who's retiring at the end of June.

Driskell began his career with TFD in 1985 and has held several ranks within the department over the past 27 years.

Driskell grew up in the Tulsa area and graduated from Charles Page High School in Sand Springs.