On September 5, 2019 Robert L. (Bob) Cook was appointed by the OBNDDC Commission as the Interim Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN). Director Cook started his career at OBN in October, 1987 as an agent assigned to the McAlester District Office. In 2007, he was promoted to the Enforcement Supervisor of the Eastern half of Oklahoma.
Director Cook holds an Advance Law Enforcement certificate through CLEET, attended and graduated from the 237th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBINAA) National Academy in 2009, the Senior Management Institute on Policing in 2014 and he is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is a member of the Oklahoma Sheriff's and Peace Officer Association, Association of Oklahoma Narcotics Enforcers, member of the National Alliance of State Drug Enforcement Agencies, as well as, the Oklahoma Chiefs of Police Association.