Two Tulsa Police Officers have received special certification to serve in supervisory roles during large-scale emergencies. Corporal Dan Miller and Officer Adam Woodard have been recognized by the Oklahoma Incident Management Team, according to a news release.
Miller is the fourth person in the state and the second TPD officer to be certified as a Type 3 Incident Commander. He can now serve as a single resource commander to be used in response to "large-scale incidents," the release states.
Those include natural disasters such as a tornado, earthquake or flood and man-made incidents like a multi-day hostage or standoff and other acts of terrorism, according to the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security.
Woodard has been certified as a Type 3 Planning Section Chief, the release continues. Woodard completed his certification by traveling to New York to help during Hurricane Sandy.