LPD (Lawton Police Department) is now accepting applications for new officers. If you've ever dreamed of a career in law enforcement, now's your chance! If you're currently looking for a job, or maybe a career change, this could be it. You can stop by the Great Plains Technology Center located at 4500 S.W. Lee Blvd. Building #900 to pick up an application. You can also visit the City of Lawton's new job/applicant portal to submit an application online. If you're unfamiliar with the new online portal you can click here for all the details.

Some of the qualifications you must meet in order to apply and be considered for a position include the following. You must be between the ages of 21 to 45 years of age at the time of applying, have a high school diploma or GED, no felon convictions, and no misdemeanor convictions for the past 3 years. If you're prior Military you'll need to provide and submit a DD214. Applicants will also have to complete an obstacle course in 80 seconds or under and pass a written exam as part of the application/interview process. 

Some of the benefits of being an LPD officer include a starting annual salary of $50,024.00, retirement pension plan, health care, life insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick leave if you're a Service Member you'll get paid Military leave, educational reimbursement, uniforms, and duty equipment are provided, promotion and advancement opportunities. Plus, the pride of being an officer in the Lawton Police Department.

So if this sounds like the job for you apply today. If you're needing additional information you can visit the official Lawton Police Department website. See the "Now Hiring" listing on the City of Lawton's site. Log onto the city's online job/application portal or call (580)-581-3568 for additional information.

New Oklahoma Laws On The Books In 2022

Over 350 new laws have taken effect in Oklahoma this year. It's practically impossible to keep them all organized and well known. Here's a shortlist of the new Oklahoma laws that will most likely affect you.

Funny, Crazy & Unusual Street Names Found in Oklahoma

One thing's for sure, Oklahoma has a ton of funny, unusual, and downright crazy street names. Across the Sooner State in every town, city, and rural community you'll find hilarious streets and roads with some of the most bizarre names you can think of. When they were named, more than likely years ago, I'm sure no one thought they would be considered crazy or funny at the time. Well, times have changed! Now some of these street names had to be deliberately named by someone with a great sense of humor. At least in my opinion anyway. Scroll through the photo gallery to check out some of Oklahoma's funniest and craziest street names. If you know of a funny or crazy street or road name in Oklahoma take a quick photo of the sign and submit it to critter@townsquaremedia.com and we'll include it in the photo gallery below.

Legal Means Of Capital Punishment In Oklahoma

Oklahoma is the only state in the nation that offers more than two ways to carry out a death sentence. Here there are explained for the curious.

The "Clint Eastwood: A Cinematic Legacy" exhibit Dallas, TX.

If you're a fan of Clint Eastwood you have to make the trip to Dallas, TX to the AT&T Global Headquarters at 208 S. Akard Street in Dallas, TX. For a limited time, they have the "Clint Eastwood: A Cinematic Legacy" exhibit set up in the AT&T Discovery District. It will only be open until Sunday, November 28th (11-28-21) so time's running out. It's an amazing collection of props, wardrobe, and other Eastwood artifacts on display celebrating Clint's 50 plus years of cinematic experience. Here's the best part it's TOTALLY FREE and OPEN to the public! If you're wanting details, click here for days and times that the exhibit is open, In the meantime scroll through the photo gallery and check out some of the amazing items you'll see on display.