Tully Folden, Chief of Police


1992 Graduate of the Cushing High School; Chief Tully Folden has been employed with the police department since 1997. Chief Folden began his career as the Animal Welfare Officer, later becoming a police officer in 1998. In 2002, Chief Folden was promoted to the rank of Master Police Officer, later attaining the rank of Sergeant in 2004. Chief Folden was promoted to his current position in November 2009.

During his service to the department, Chief Folden has served as the D.A.R.E. and K-9 officer. Today, Chief Folden serves the department as its N.R.A. Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor.

Chief Folden holds a degree in Criminal Justice and has an Advanced Law Enforcement Certification from the Council On Law Enforcement Education and Training.
Department Staff

Police Chief Tully Folden

Asst. Police Chief Maj. Charles Claxton                                              

Sgt. Jack Ford

Sgt. Carson Watts

Sgt. Matthew Piatt

MPO Justin Sappington

MPO Jonathan Hall

MPO Christopher Haywood

Officer Bill McCarty

Officer Jerrod Livergood

Officer Rachel Hentges

Officer Aaron Sherman

Officer Michael "Boone" Bruggman


Retired Officers (Since 2010)

Chief Terry Brannon

MPO Randy Evans

SGT Mark Jobe

In Loving Memory:

Officer Brandon Hise February 4, 1969 - June 9, 2013

SGT Adam Harp May 17, 1977 - April 20, 2015


Civilian Staff

Susan Dooley, Support Service Officer

Roy Ivy, Communications Specialist

Rick Thompson, Communications Specialist

Amanda Murie, Communications Specialist

April Exton, Communications Specialist

Lorie Sherrell, Communications Specialist

Kattie Jones, Communications Specialist

Stephen Orton, Animal Welfare Officer