Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission

The Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission, often referred to as the ABLE Commission, is an agency of the state of Oklahoma. The ABLE Commission is charged with protecting the public welfare and interest through the enforcement of state laws pertaining to alcoholic beverages, charity games, and youth access to tobacco.

Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission
AbbreviationABLE
Agency overview
FormedSeptember 18, 1984
Employees42 classified
2 unclassified
Annual budget$1.7 million
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionOklahoma, USA
Map of Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission's jurisdiction.
Size69,898 square miles (181,030 km2)
Population3,617,316 (2007 est.)[1]
General nature
Headquarters4545 N Lincoln Boulevard, Suite 270,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Agency executives
Website
Official site

Divisions

  • Administrative Services Division - 6 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) employees.
  • Business Office Division - 13 FTE employees.
  • Enforcement Division - 25 FTE employees.
    • The Enforcement Division is divided into 3 district offices and 3 specialty sections which help facilitate the agency's duties throughout the state.
      • Oklahoma City District Office
      • Tulsa District Office
      • McAlester District Office
      • Wholesalers - OKC
      • Special Events / Public Information - OKC
      • Education and Compliance - OKC

Rank structure

Title Description Comparative OHP rank
Director Appointed by ABLE Commission to be the professional head of the ABLE Commission. OHP Colonel
Deputy Director Appointed by ABLE Director to serve as second-in-command of the ABLE Commission. OHP Lt. Colonel
Division Director Responsible for directing a Division of the ABLE Commission. OHP Major
Agent in Charge Responsible for directed investigations of a Regional Office or Specialized Unit OHP Captain
Assistant Agent in Charge Responsible for assisting in the directed investigations of a Regional Office or Specialized Unit OHP Lieutenant
Senior Agent Responsible for leading investigations and assisting lower level agents in the performance of their duties OHP Sergeant
Special Agent Responsible for field investigative operations or specialized or technical law enforcement function OHP Trooper

Fallen officers

Since the establishment of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission, two officers have died while on duty.[2]

See also

References

  1. "State Fact Sheets: Oklahoma". Economic Research Service. United States Department of Agriculture. 2014-11-14. Retrieved 2014-11-14.
  2. The Officer Down Memorial Page
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