Tulsa Police Union Offers Compromise On New Term Limit Policy

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 9:29 pm
By: News On 6

By Lori Fullbright, The News On 6

TULSA, OK -- Tulsa's police union has offered a compromise to the department's new policy of term limits.

Read the FOP's response

Those would require officers with 15 years experience in a specialty unit to go back on street patrol.

6/18/2010 Related Story: Judge Puts Tulsa Police Department's Term Limits On Hold

The FOP is suggesting when an officer reaches 15 years, a new officer would come in to be trained until the experienced officer leaves or retires.

The City of Tulsa agreed to term limits as a condition to settle a 16-year-long legal battle with the Black Officers Coalition.

5/20/2010 Related Story: Discrimination Lawsuit Results To Shake Up Tulsa Police Special Units