Stanley Glanz was sworn in as Sheriff of Tulsa County on January 1, 1989. He began
his law enforcement career with the Tulsa Police Department and retired after 23
years of service. He is currently serving his seventh term and is the longest tenured
Sheriff in Tulsa County history.
Sheriff Glanz serves on the Executive Board of Directors for the National Sheriffs’
Association and is Chairman of their Detention and Corrections Committee. In 1989,
He was appointed by then Governor Henry Bellmon to the Oklahoma State Bureau of
Investigations Commission and served on this board for 26 years. He also serves
on the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board for 11 years, having been
appointed by Attorney General John Ashcroft in 2004.
Stanley has been honored with numerous prestigious awards; most notably he was selected
as Oklahoma’s Sheriff of the Year in 1996, and was named Sheriff of the Year by
National Sheriffs’ Association in 2000. In 2007, Sheriff Glanz received the NSA
Triple Crown Award for having achieved accreditation from American Correctional
Association, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies and the
National Commission on Correctional Health Care. In 2011, Director John Morton,
of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, honored Sheriff Glanz with the first
ever Partnership for Public Safety Award.
In December 2013, Sheriff Stanley Glanz was honored by being inducted into the Oklahoma
Law Enforcement Hall of Fame.