Oklahoma Homeland Security and Emergency Services Resources

Although, humans at least traveled through Oklahoma as far back as the last ice age, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was the first Spaniard in the area in 1541. In the 1700's, the French claimed the region and it remained under their rule until the U.S. acquired the land in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.

In 1834, the region was divided into Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory and eventually 67 different tribes inhabited the region. Today, the state still has the largest Indian population in the nation, many of which are direct descendants of the original tribes.

The government sponsored several land rushes during the late 1800's and settlers began flooding into the region. The very first day homesteading was allowed 50,000 people came to Oklahoma. The state entered the 20th century with the discovery of oil and towns grew even more quickly. And, on November 16, 1907, Oklahoma became the 46th state.

While the discovery of oil made Oklahoma a rich state, its production of natural gas has now exceeded its production of oil, although oil refining still remains a major part of the economy. The state has a strong base in the food industry with food processing and meat packing and obtains over half of its annual farm receipts from livestock.

The state’s 57 parks, historic sites, Indian villages and numerous reservoirs that provide recreational activities attract millions of tourists each year. But, one of the state’s main economic resources is the American Airlines maintenance center. The center is the largest airline maintenance facility in the world.

Oklahoma Attorney Generals Office
313 NE 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security
3600 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73136
Local: (405) 425-7296
Fax: (405) 425-7295

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
3400 N. Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City,OK,73136-0400
Local Phone: 405.425.2500

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations
6600 North Harvey
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Local: (405) 848-6724

Oklahoma Criminal Justice Resource Center
3812 N. Santa Fe Ave, Suite 290
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118-8500
Fax (405)524-2792

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
2401 Lincoln Blvd - Suite C51
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Local: (405) 521-2481
Fax: (405) 521-4053

Oklahoma State Fire Marshal
2401 NW 23rd, Suite 4
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
405-522-5005 / Fax: 405-522-5028

Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training
2401 Egypt Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820-0669
Fax: 580.310.9143 or 405.239.5180

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety
3600 N. Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City,OK,73136-0415
Local Phone: 405.425.2424

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