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Daniel Stewart

Portrait of Daniel Stewart, LEADS Law Enforcement Scholar
Major; 2016 NIJ LEADS Law Enforcement Officer
Oklahoma City Police Department

Oklahoma City, OK

After joining the department in January 1999, Major Stewart spent the early part of his career in patrol and served as a field training officer, firearms instructor, and control and defensive tactics instructor. He spent several years in Recruiting before being promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 2009. He spent four years in Operations before being assigned to the Planning and Research Unit. During this assignment, Daniel surveyed other law enforcement agencies and conducted thorough research on topics that benefited the department, such as vehicle equipment and early intervention systems. Additionally, he helped to develop written directives on critical projects such as body-worn cameras and Naloxone. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2015. As Captain, he spent time in Operations as a Shift Commander and in Investigations as the Property Crimes Commander. He spent time as the Public Information Officer for the department until his promotion to Major in June 2021. He oversees the Uniform Support Division which encompasses Airport Police, Air Support, the Bricktown Entertainment District, Emergency Management, the Emergency Response Team, the Fatality Traffic Investigations Unit, Hit and Run, the Homeless Outreach Team, Solo Motors and Special Events.

Date Created: July 17, 2016