A&B Public Safety, Chair
Appropriations and Budget
Criminal Justice and Corrections
Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget
Judiciary - Criminal
State and Federal Redistricting Tulsa County Subcommittee
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Broken Arrow, Tulsa
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Ross Ford is a fourth-generation Tulsa native, who is committed to improving the lives of people in his community.
He proudly served as a Tulsa police officer for over 25 years, tasked with many responsibilities including being a patrol officer in all areas of Tulsa, protecting the Tulsa airport, and being a DARE and community relations officer. He spent more than 12 years assigned to the police motorcycle unit, taught drivers training for nearly 10 years and was the unit training coordinator for five years. He also was an investigator in the detective division and a divisional equipment officer.
On March 27, 2007, Ford was injured in the line of duty. While on patrol, his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle. After his recovery, he continued to serve the police department for three more years until he retired.
Ford was highly decorated for his service, earning a Medal of Valor, Purple Heart, Survivors Club Award, several Top Cop awards and two Chief Awards.
Upon leaving the police force in 2010, Ford was employed by Union Public Schools and by Holland Hall private school as director of security. In 2015, he created LNR Safety Plus LLC, a private company that provides security and other services to senior citizens in the Tulsa community.
Ford met his wife, Lisa, in the ninth grade at the age of 14. They dated through high school and have been happily married for 42 years. Together they have a daughter, Kasey, and son, Ryan, as well as a grandsons, Reece and Rowe, and granddaughters, Alexis, and Adeline.
Ford is still very active in the Tulsa and Broken Arrow communities. He is a member of the Broken Arrow Rotary Club and the Broken Arrow Civitan Club. He is also a community activist and volunteer at Union Public Schools, the Broken Arrow Police Department, the Tulsa Police Officer Memorial Committee, and the Broken Arrow Senior Center. Ford is also a graduate of Leadership Broken Arrow.
House of Representatives, 56th Legislature to present