From: Oklahoma Law Enforcement Museum and Hall of Fame <>
Subject: 2012 Induction Ceremony A Success.

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here


Oklahoma Law Enforcement
Hall of Fame Ceremony 2012
The 2012 Induction Ceremony of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame was held at the Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma State Capitol Complex, on Saturday January 12, 2013.  Attendance for the 4th Annual event was close to 300.  Officers, citizens, Inductees and their families crowded the Chesapeake Room at the Oklahoma History Center to honor six (6) unique and talented individuals who represented the “best of the best” for 2012.

    Our very special guests for the 2012 Induction Ceremony
Lt Gov Todd Lamb 2012 DPS Commissioner Mike Thompson Dr. Bob Blackburn 2012
  Todd Lamb
                      Mike Thompson
                                               Dr. Bob Blackburn

Inductees presented the Bill Tilghman Award:
R.Ernst/Heck BrunerHeck Bruner Don Wood accepts for Bruner
 Robert Ernst, Sr. presents   Eli “Heck” Brunner   Bob Wood accepts for family

Dutch Schneider Presents Combs 2    Dan Combs BTA Daneta & Brenda Combs 2012

Dutch Schneider presents Captain Dan Combs           Daneta & Brenda Combs accept

     Richard Wintory for Bernard Schmidt Bernard Schmidt, 1970  Bernard Schmidt accepts BTA

Richard Wintory presents Bernard J. Schmidt             B.J. Schmidt accepts

          Jerry Cook presents Robert Eugene Frusher Frusher OHP (3)  Robert Eugene Frusher 2012

 Jerry Cook presents Captain R. Eugene Frusher     Gene Frusher accepts

 Bill Boese presents Clayton Johnson Clayton Johnson, US Marshal Ponca City Asst, Chief accepts for Clayton Johnson

Bill Boese presents Clayton Johnson                       Major Dwain Vincent  accepts

   Dick Wilkerson for Harvey PrattSA Harvey Pratt
Dick Wilkerson presents Harvey Pratt                         Harvey Pratt accepts

People responsible for putting the event together:
Julie Harris 2011     Ed Hill 2011
            Major Julie Harris and Major Ed Hill
                  Tulsa PD                   OKC PD

Other OLEMHOF Board members you saw working:
Ed Hill & Barry Black 2012Austin Warfield 2012Richard DeLaughter 2012President Cordry 2012
Ed Hill & Barry Black & Austin Warfield                                                                             Richard DeLaughter &  Dee Cordry
 Craig&Boyd working 2012 Susan & Bill Boese Membership Table 2012
Brad Craig & Richard Boyd   Susan and Bill Boese
 Harvey Pratt working 2012   Refreshment Table 2012
  Harvey Pratt  (top)
Greg Giltner-Russ Higbie-Gena Koenig-Paula Welch

Just some of our many guests who had important jobs to do:

Justin Echols Soloist 2012 Jack Poe Invocation 2012OCPD Honor Guard 2012 Representative and Mrs. Paul Roan
Justin Echols  Jack Poe  OCPD Honor Guard        Mr. & Mrs. Paul Roan
John Whetsel Benediction 2012
FOP Ken Yount & Ron Bartmier 2012Tim Foley Founding Member Presentation
Sheriff John Whetsel                                        
Ken Yount & Ron Bartmier OKFOP                Chuck Foley for Tim Foley



About the author: Oklahoma Law Enforcement Museum