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Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations Division

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Jason Sparks 
Resident Agent in Charge

Oklahoma City Office 

 3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111

Josh Phillips
Agent in Charge - West

Phone:  (405) 425-2571
Fax:  (405) 425-2064

Kyle Daily
Administrative Assistant

Tulsa Office

440 South Houston, Suite 505
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127

J. Dale Hunter
Agent in Charge - East

Phone: (918) 295-3207
Fax: (918) 295-3206


The Office of Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations, Investigation Unit is responsible for conducting both procedural and criminal investigations under the authority of the Director. Investigations encompass matters concerning inmates, probation and parole offenders, employees and other identified criminal activity which impacts correctional operations. During calendar year 2017, the Investigation Unit was assigned 253 investigations which resulted in 60 cases being presented to the District Attorney of jurisdiction for the filing of criminal charges.

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Fugitive Apprehensions

The Fugitive Unit is comprised of agents dedicated to the apprehension of ODOC escapees, halfway house inmate walkaways and offenders who have chosen to abscond parole supervision. Agents are also called upon to assist Probation and Parole Officers with the apprehension of offenders with a violent history as well as to assist the US Marshal’s Violent Crime Task Forces.  

During CY 2017, the fugitive hotline added 205 escapes (190 walkaways from community corrections, 15 from minimum security with no escapes from medium or maximum security) and 56 offenders who absconded parole. Assigned agents apprehended 199 DOC escapees and parole absconders while 74 additional fugitives were apprehended by various law enforcement agencies across the nation. The assigned agents assisted Probation and Parole Officers with the apprehension of 118 community supervision offenders and assisted the US Marshal Task Force with the apprehension of 183 fugitives.


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Main Location
3400 North Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73111-4298

PO Box 11400
Oklahoma City, OK  73136-0400

Phone: (405) 425-2500
Fax: (405) 425-2578

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In compliance with the reporting requirements of 74 O.S. 3106.4[C], this agency is making known that it stores name, birth date, place of birth, mother’s maiden name, biometric records, Social Security number, official state or government issued driver license or identification number, alien registration number, government passport number, and employer or taxpayer identification numbers.   The personally identifiable data is stored both electronically and in confidential paper files.  The data is shared in compliance with court orders and agreements with other government bodies.

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