He's the record holder when it comes to the Sheriff's office in Tulsa and he'll be sworn in again today. Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz will take the oath for the seventh time Wednesday morning to continue a run as Sheriff that began in 1989.
Glaz will be sworn in at a ceremony at 8:15 am Wednesday morning by Judge Jim Caputo. The Sheriff's office released the following statement about Glanz and his accomplishments.
"On February 1, 2012 Sheriff Stanley Glanz became the longest elected Sheriff in Tulsa County’s History. Sheriff Glanz was elected to the Office of Sheriff in the fall of 1988 and began serving as Sheriff on January 1, 1989. On January 2, 2013 Sheriff Glanz will begin his 25th year of service in Tulsa County as Sheriff.
Sheriff’s Glanz’s tenure he has been marked by many notable accomplishments. Not only has he endeavored to bring the Sheriff’s Office into the 21st century but he has equipped his deputies with state of the art crime fighting technology, protective gear, and specialty units such as the SWAT team, dive team, mounted patrol and numerous others. This focus on advanced technology and safety is notable in that during his tenure, no deputy has lost their lives while on duty. Sheriff Glanz has also taken a very proactive stance in regards to both Immigration and Department of Homeland Security issues making Tulsa County one of the leading agencies in the state with numerous national recognitions.
Since reacquiring the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center in 2005, Sheriff Glanz has led the Sheriff’s Office in becoming the only agency within the state of Oklahoma to hold the Triple Crown title through accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC), American Correctional Association (ACA), and Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, INC. (CALEA). In every area Sheriff Glanz will remain vigilant in his quest to provide law enforcement services to the citizens of Tulsa County fulfilling his motto of, “Total Commitment Serving Others.”