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Jessica Brown
Public Information Director


07/27/10                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           


OSBI Commission Names Interim Director

The seven member OSBI Commission named Harvey Pratt as the Bureau’s Interim Director until a permanent Director is named.

Pratt started his law enforcement career as a Midwest City Police Officer in 1965 after serving a tour in Vietnam in the Marine Corps.  In 1972, Pratt became an OSBI Agent working narcotics.  During the next 20 years, he rose up through the ranks and retired as an Assistant Director over Investigations and Information Services.  He returned as a Special Investigator/Forensic Art Expert.

Pratt is very proud of his Native American heritage.  He is member of the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribe.   He is also a Southern Cheyenne Tradition Chief.

Pratt will hold a press conference Wednesday at 2 pm at the OSBI Headquarters to speak to the media about OSBI’s future.

Harvey Pratt