On September 3rd, Governor Stitt appointed John Scully as the Commission of Public Safety (DPS) for the State of Oklahoma. Prior to this appointment Scully served as the Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) from March 7, 2016, until his appointment as Commission of DPS.
Before his appointment to OBN, Commissioner Scully was employed by the Oklahoma City Police Department for thirty-two years serving in many capacities, including his last eight years as a Deputy Chief.
Commissioner Scully earned a Bachelor of Arts in the Management of Human Resources and a Master of Science in Management from Southern Nazarene University. He is also a graduate of the 179th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, the Police Executive Research Forum in Boston, Massachusetts and the DEA’s Drug Unit Commander Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Commissioner Scully is also a graduate of Leadership OKC and the Oklahoma Municipal Leadership.