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Ponca City Police Department Appoints Evans To Deputy Chief


On Friday, Feb. 1, the Ponca City Police Department recognized the recent appointment of Richard Evans to Deputy Chief of Police with a badge pinning ceremony. Richard was appointed by Chief Don Bohon to Deputy Chief on January 5, 2019.

Richard is a lifelong resident of Ponca City. Richard worked at Conoco for 8 years before deciding to start a career in law enforcement in 1992. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1998, Lieutenant in 2003, and Captain in 2017. He served in
many different capacities along his 26 year career including Tac Team Commander, Field Training Coordinator, Detective Lieutenant, and Detective Captain.

“It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Ponca City during my career. Being a Police Officer has been very rewarding. The men and women who I have worked along with me are an exceptional group of people. I am very excited to be appointed Deputy Chief of Police and am looking forward to continuing to serve the men and women of our Police Department and the citizens of Ponca City.” says Deputy Chief of Police Richard Evans. Richard’s family includes his wife Jan Evans, six children Krissy, Kayla, Kassi, Justin, Jerrod and Greg, and ten grandchildren. Also present during his pinning ceremony was his step daughter Kayla Ramsey, her fiancé Michael Woodruff and daughter in law Brittany Evans.

(Pictured Richard Evans and his wife Jan)


(Pictured pinning on Richard’s Deputy Chief badge and presenting him his
appointment certificate is Chief of Police Don Bohon)