DPS News Releases 2006

  • December 29, 2006 - New Year Holiday - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is urging motorists to take heed over the New Year holiday.
  • December 22, 2006 - Christmas and New Year Holidays - Seventeen people were killed on Oklahoma's highways during the Christmas and New Year holidays last year.
  • December 14, 2006 - Life Saver Weekend - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol will participate in a national campaign to reduce accidents this weekend.
  • December 13, 2006 - November 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the last seven months.
  • December 11, 2006 - Your number is up! - We're not talking the lottery but your driver license number.
  • November 21, 2006 - 2006 Thanksgiving Holiday - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol will again participate in a nationwide traffic enforcement campaign titled "Operation C.A.R.E." - Combined Accident Reduction Effort.
  • November 16, 2006 - I-40 C.A.R.E. Across America - Eight State Police agencies will combine enforcement efforts along Interstate 40 on November 22, 2006.
  • November 15, 2006 - October 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the last six months.
  • October 12, 2006 - September 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the last five months.
  • October 3, 2006 - Funeral Services - Trooper William McClendon - Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 1000 hours at the Marietta High School.
  • September 20, 2006 - 56th Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy Graduation - The Chief of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol announces the graduation of the 56th Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy.
  • September 12, 2006 - August 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the last four months.
  • August 29, 2006 - Labor Day Holiday - Troopers work to reduce holiday deaths
  • August 21, 2006 - "Speeding Ticket Alert" Email Hoax - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol would like to advise the public that we are not participating in a speed enforcement event.
  • August 11, 2006 - July 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the month of July in 2006.
  • July 12, 2006 - June 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the month of June in 2006.
  • June 30, 2006 - Pre-Holiday Weekend - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is asking the public to drive safe and drive sober this weekend.
  • June 19, 2006 - May 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the month of May in 2006.
  • May 31, 2006 - 56th Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy Begins - On May 31, 2006, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety will welcome the newest members to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy.
  • May 25, 2006 - Operation Synergy on Turnpikes Memorial Day Weekend - Motorists who travel Turner and Kilpatrick Turnpikes this Memorial Day Weekend will have an opportunity to see Synergy in action.
  • May 24, 2006 - Memorial Day Weekend 2006 - Once again the Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching.
  • May 23, 2006 - Consumer Warning - NASBLA issues advisory for used boat buyers.
  • May 22, 2006 - April 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report an increase in traffic fatalities for the month of April in 2006.
  • May 4, 2006 - Sixth Annual Walk for Special Olympics - On Friday, May 5th, 2006, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain Stewart Meyer and his wife, Beth Ann, a third grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary in Chickasha, OK, will begin their sixth walk from Chickasha to Stillwater.
  • April 24, 2006 - Oklahoma Highway Patrol to Host Police Unity Tour Ceremony - On April 25, 2006 at 6:00 P.M., the Police Unity Tour will be making a stop in Oklahoma City for a ceremony honoring all law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
  • April 11, 2006 - March 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the month of March in 2006.
  • April 10, 2006 - Benefit Basketball Game for Cystic Fibrosis - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol Tactical Team will be adding an additional duty.
  • April 6, 2006 - Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers Recover $100,000 in Stolen Property - Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers have spent the last two days recovering almost $100,000 in stolen property, including several cars, trucks, travel trailers, utility trailers, a four wheeler and other farm implements.
  • March 17, 2006 - February 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report a decrease in traffic fatalities for the month of February in 2006.
  • March 7, 2006 - Oklahoma Highway Patrol identifies noncontact vehicle in fatal bus collision - On Saturday, February 18, 2006, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigated a double fatality collision involving a commercial passenger bus.
  • February 13, 2006 - January 2006 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety Officials report an increase in traffic fatalities for the month of January in 2006.
  • February 1, 2006 - December 2005 - Monthly Fatality Report - Department of Public Safety officials report an increase in traffic fatalities for the month of December in 2005.