Sheriff Stanley Glanz

The Sheriff is responsible for maintaining law and order within the borders of Tulsa County.
He commands a full service agency that includes detention, court services and operations divisions; total employed by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is well over 500 people.
TCSO Start Date: January 2, 1989
Law Enforcement History:
1989 to Present – Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office
1966 to 1989 – Tulsa Police Department

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.

  • 1996, Oklahoma’s Sheriff of the Year
  • 2000, National Sheriff’s Association – Sheriff of the Year
  • 2007, NSA Triple Crown Award
  • 2011, Partnership for Public Safety Award
  • 2013, Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame Induction
Committee Associations and Positions:
  • National Sheriff’s Association, Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member
  • NSA Accreditation, Detention and Corrections Committee, Chairman
Education and Training:
  • 97th Session of the FBI National Academy
  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar
  • National Sheriffs’ Institute
  • Southwestern Police Academy
  • Masters Degree from Oklahoma City University
  • Bachelors Degree from Tulsa University