Aug 22, 2022 5:30 PM
Sheriff Tommie Johnson III
County Sheriff News

Let's Welcome Oklahoma County Sheriff Tommie Johnson III is an Oklahoma City native and a decorated law enforcement professional. The son of a grocery store butcher, Johnson attended Oklahoma City Public Schools his entire life. He went to Hillcrest Elementary; Northeast Middle School; and graduated from U.S. Grant High School where he and his wife, Amanda, were classmates.

Johnson was an all-state baseball player at Grant and played at East Central University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Biology.

Johnson began his law enforcement career with the University of Oklahoma Police Department. In 2015, he joined the Norman Police Department, where he was promoted to the rank of Master Police Officer and was recently honored with the City of Norman Police Department’s Centennial Award. Johnson has served on the hiring board, bargaining committee and uniform committee, in addition to earning the Department’s lifesaving award.