College of Liberal Arts: School of Criminal Justice: Practicum/Internships: State Agencies

State Agencies

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI)

Agent Stan Florence
(405) 879-2658/(405) 844- 6724
N. Harvey, Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Agency Description:            Information Services Division - Identification Unit. Student will work in two units -
                                           Computerized Criminal History (CCH) and the Self Defense Act Licensing Unit (SDA).
                                           The major function in the CCH unit is the processing of criminal history information
                                           from Oklahoma Law Enforcement agencies. This includes the Review and Entry of
                                           arrest and disposition information into Oklahoma's Automated Fingerprinting
                                           Identification System. The major function in the SDA Unit is the processing issuing
                                           and Denial of applications for Self-Defense Act Licenses.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Student must obtain approval from SCJ Faculty (Before Applying).
                                           (2)Background check
                                           (3)Drug Screen
                                           (4)Polygraph

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (OBN)

AIC Paul Robinson
E-mail:
probinson@obn.state.ok.us
(405) 530-3185
440 NE 39th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Practicum Duties:                As requested by the Agency.

*Must be arranged at least one semester in advance

Oklahoma Highway Patrol

Lt. Mike Thompson
P.O. Box 11415
Oklahoma City, OK 73136

Agency Description:            Provides various law enforcement services to the entire State of Oklahoma
                                           and principally deals with traffic, accidents, etc on state highways.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Interview
                                           (2)OSBI Background Check

Oklahoma County Community Sentencing

Bruce McGill
217 N. Harvey, Ste. 306
OklahomaCity, OK 73102
(405) 713-1196

Agency Description:            Community Sentencing, working primarily with LSI classified moderate inmates.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Completed application on file
                                           (2)Background check

Placement Duties:               To monitor LSI "moderate" individuals and assisting an officer in his or her job.
                                           Works with judges would be included.

Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA)

Christy Sweat
(405) 713-6477
5905 N. Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Agency Description:            Compile a complete social history, court reports and supervise youth.

Applicant Requirements:     (1)Background check
                                           (2)Drug Test
                                           (3)Reference check

Placement Duties:               Writing reports, visits in detention, possible visits in institutions attending court
                                           hearings.

Children and Youth Commissions

Debbie McCowan
(405) 606-4900
4545 North Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105


Placement Duties:               Placement in various areas: Psychology, Oversight programs, etc.


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