FAQs for Police

FAQs for Police Department

Where is the Stillwater Police Department (SPD) located?

  • The Stillwater Police Department is located in the Police and Municipal Building at 723 S. Lewis St.  

What is SPD’s mailing address, phone and fax numbers?

  • Stillwater Police Department / P.O. Box 1725 / Stillwater, OK 74076

  • Phone: 405.372.4171

  • Fax: 405.742.8284

How can I get a copy of a police report?

  • A copy of a completed incident or accident report can be picked up from SPD’s Records Division Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. We don't fax police reports. 

Does the SPD help with internet safety?

  • The SPD has compiled a list of available resources related to internet safety.

Do police officers patrol 24 hours per day?

  • Yes. The SPD’s Patrol Division, Central Communications Division and Detention Center are operational 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to provide both emergency and non-emergency services.

Does SPD have any plain-clothes or undercover police officers?

  • Yes. There are several officers who work in this capacity. Undercover officers carry SPD badges and identification cards.

How long does a person have to be missing before I can make a police report?

  • There is no time limit. The situation and circumstances will determine the appropriate response.

Does the City of Stillwater have a curfew for juveniles?

  • No. Stillwater does not currently have a curfew ordinance.

Who can we call for current information and/or updates on inclement weather and road conditions?

  • City street information: SPD at 405.372.4171

  • Severe and inclement weather: Emergency Coordination and Communication at 405.372.7484

  • Oklahoma State University: OSU Police Department at 405.744.6523

  • County road conditions: Payne County Sheriff’s Department at 405.372.4522

  • State highways and turnpikes: Oklahoma Highway Patrol (Troop K) at 580.336.9880

Can I make an anonymous tip to the SPD?

  • Yes. Call 405.742.8327.

When do the Animal Welfare officers work, and who do we contact during after hours?

  • Animal Welfare officers work Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In case of an emergency (i.e. animal bites or vicious animals at large) after hours, you can contact SPD at 405.372.4171.

    If it is an non-emergency, you may leave a message at 405.372.0334, and an officer will return your call the next business day.

What are Animal Welfare’s Impound Procedures for Animals?

  • Should a pet become impounded by Animal Welfare, every reasonable effort will be made to attempt to locate the owner. Animals which are in good health and have stable temperaments, with no known legal owner, will be offered for adoption.

Does the Stillwater Police Department conduct a ride-along program?

  • Only those applying with the department may request ride-alongs. These may be arranged with the Training Division at 405.742.8305.

Does the Stillwater Police Department have a volunteer or reserve officer program?

  • No. The Stillwater Police Department does not operate a citizen volunteer or reserve officer program. Although there are a limited number of reserve police officers working for the SPD. These include medical personnel who are part of our department’s tactical team, a department chaplain, and a department psychologist.

Does the Stillwater Police Department operate a Youth Explorer Post?

  • No. The Stillwater Police Department does not have an explorer program.

Are Stillwater police officers allowed to work off-duty security assignments?

  • Yes. Stillwater police officers are allowed to work off-duty security assignments, provided the assignments are arranged through the department. If you are interested in hiring an off-duty police officer, contact the Operations Captain at 405.742.8251.

    Note: Police officers are not allowed to work 
    in the off-duty capacity at establishments that serve alcoholic beverages .

Can I schedule an officer to appear at a public event?

  • Yes. The SPD has a variety of informative public programs. To learn more about what programs are available and to schedule a public appearance, call 405.742.8318.

How do I know if there is a warrant out for me?