OSBI director announces promotion of five agents to rank of captain

OklahomaHuman InterestCommunity
Published: 07/19/2019, 2:54 PM
Edited: 03/11/2021, 10:22 AM
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is pleased to announce the promotion of five agents to the rank of Captain. Director Ricky Adams made the announcement official at a recent promotion ceremony for Todd Doyles, Brad Green, Roger McIver, Troy Morris and Steve Tanner. The five new Captains bring diversity of experience and background to their new supervisory role. “I am excited about the future of the OSBI with the new leadership we have put in place,” said Director Adams. “Our five new Captains are skilled agents with innovative ideas for a 21st century law enforcement agency. The citizens of our state, and our public safety partners, should feel confident in the direction of our agency with the promotion of these Captains and our two new Majors, Lynn Williams and Aungela Spurlock. We are putting the people and tools in place that allow us to contin ue our role as the state’s premier investigative agency.” Captain Todd Doyals will serve as the Special Agent in Charge of the Northwest Region. Doyals has been in law enforcement since 1994, the last five as a Special Agent in the OSBI’s Northwest Region. Previously, he served in a variety of roles from patrol officer to Major with the Weatherford Police Department. In 2008, he was named Weatherford Police Department’s Commissioned Officer of the Year and received the OSBI’s Legion of Merit medal in 2018. Doyals is a graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Captain Bradley Green will serve as the Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast Region. Green has more than 26 years of law enforcement experience. During his career, he has worked for the Northeastern State University (NSU) Police Department, the Attorney General’s Office, Tahlequah Police Department and the OSBI. Most recently, Green served as the supervisor of the Crime Scene Un it East. Green has both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Northeastern State University, is a graduate from the FBI National Academy, and has been an adjunct professor at Oklahoma Wesleyan and NSU. Captain Roger McIver will serve as the Special Agent in Charge of the Southwest Region. McIver has been in local and state law enforcement for more than 30 years. He rose through the ranks at the Durant Police Department from Police Officer to Criminal Intelligence Division Commander before joining the OSBI in 2008. Since joining the Bureau, McIver has been a Special Agent in the Southwest Region. McIver has also served as an adjunct professor at Southeastern State University on two occasions, teaching a course on Drugs in Society. McIver is a graduate of Southeastern State University. Captain Troy Morris will serve as the Special Agent in Charge of the Fusion Center and Special Investigations Unit (SIU). He began his law enforcement career with the Lawton Police Department in 1996, advancing from a Police Officer to Captain and Watch Commander. Morris joined the OSBI in 2014 and has been working as a Special Agent in the Southwest Region. On two occasions, Morris has been part of a team that has been awarded the OSBI’s annual Team Award. He is a graduate of Cameron University in Lawton. Captain Steve Tanner will serve as the Special Agent in Charge of the South Central Region. Most recently, Tanner was the Lieutenant over Major Crimes in the South Central Region. He joined the OSBI in 2000 and during his tenure has also supervised the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and Child Abuse Response Team (CART) Unit. Prior to joining the OSBI, Tanner spent three years as an Investigator with the Attorney General’s Office. He spent more than 22 years in the United States Air Force retiring in 1997 at the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. Tanner is a graduate of Langston University and is a 2010 graduate of the FBI National Academy. The promotions are a component of the OSBI 2025 Strategy for Excellence. The comprehensive plan set a number of goals intended to improve the organizational design and culture of the agency, as well as upgrade Bureau capabilities in an effort to better serve the OSBI’s constituents. Ultimately, the Strategy for Excellence honors the agency’s nearly 100-year legacy while continuing to enhance our capabilities to provide unmatched investigative, intelligence, information and forensic services for the next hundred years.


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