Vision, Mission and Values
Chief John D. Corn began his law enforcement career in 1989 as a Yukon Police Officer. Four years later he promoted to the supervisor rank of Master Patrolman, which was the beginning of his management experience. Chief Corn promoted through the ranks before becoming Deputy Chief of Police in 2000. In 2012, Chief Corn was promoted to Chief of Police for the Yukon Police Department where he began operational management over all department sworn and non-sworn employees.
About the Yukon Police Department
The Yukon Police Department is committed to excellence, initiative and integrity in service to citizens of the City of Yukon. Putting this commitment into action has resulted in the Yukon jurisdiction ranking among the lowest in crime reported to the State of Oklahoma and the federal government. Their commitment is pursued continually as the department successfully adapts to rapid growth in its service area.
Leading the department is Chief John Corn, a longtime veteran of the department and Yukon resident.
The Police Department provides Yukon citizens protection related to crimes against persons and property, and offer community service functions, such as vehicle unlocks, record searches and funeral escorts.
The Yukon Police Department, located at 100 S. Ranchwood Blvd., is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including mobile laptop computers, electronic citation devices, records management and dispatch software. The department is also a key satellite training center for CLEET, which is the state agency responsible for law enforcement training and certification.
The Police Department is also home to Yukon’s very own Emergency Operations Center, capable of withstanding an F-4 tornado. Local Emergency Responders utilize the center during disasters such as tornadoes, ice storms, and other severe weather.
“The Yukon Police Department, in partnership with the citizens of Yukon, recognizes the changing needs of our community and the law enforcement role in addressing those needs. Furthermore, we pledge excellence, initiative, and integrity to enhance the quality of life throughout the city knowing those we serve deserve no less."
Our vision is to be a Department of highly motivated and qualified employees serving together to achieve the common goal of providing excellent service to the members of our community. We continuously strive to maintain a competitive leadership team that exudes excellence in everything they do, especially taking care of all employees of the Department. We actively pursue employees that are strong, thoughtful, innovative and those who are empowered and exemplify the values that represent everything we stand for.