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mission & purpose

MISSION

 

The association of Oklahoma Narcotic Enforcers, A-ONE, was formed in mid-1989 to
 facilitate the exchange of information between narcotics investigators statewide. 
Every odd month, regional meetings are held. At these meetings, officers from the 
numerous agencies within the regions are encouraged to get acquainted with each 
other and share information. Some regional meetings also incorporate short training 
sessions to benefit the members. The fraternization and information sharing between
 officers at these meetings has proven successful in tracking and apprehending 
narcotics offenders operating throughout the state. Every even month, state 
meetings are held in and around the  OKC Metro area.  State meetings include the 
same socialization and information sharing with officers from agencies all over the 
state. In addition to these activities, state meetings regularly bring in nationally 
recognized instructors in the field of narcotics enforcement to lecture and provide 
CLEET (Oklahoma's Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training) 
accredited training. A-ONE also presents two separate training conferences. In the
 spring, A-ONE brings in nationally recognized instructors to provide eight hours of 
CLEET accredited training in areas of interest to all law enforcement officers. In 
August, A-ONE presents a four day training conference bringing in numerous 
instructors with numerous topics of instruction, providing up to twenty hours of CLEET 
training. A-ONE training is geared toward not only the plain clothed narcotics 
investigator, but to the street officer as well. 

PURPOSE

 

  • ​​​To exchange information between members of the association in regards to narcotics traffickers and new techniques used by officers and offenders.
  • To continually train, retrain and update training for the members of A-ONE.
  • To keep members advised of new drug abuse trends, current changes in the law and judicial decisions.
  • To provide the public with suitable information on narcotic and drug abuse.
  • To work for the professionalism of drug enforcement and to encourage the development of personal relationships and trust among individual members of A-ONE.​
  • To recommend legislation favorable to narcotics enforcement and to oppose detrimental legislation.