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Regional Directors


Region 1: Jarett Turney - Department of Corrections

Dr. Jarett Turney has been with the Oklahoma Dept. of Corrections (ODOC) for 7 years. He has served as a crisis negotiator for 6 years. Dr. Turney began his law enforcement career in 2000 as a patrolman before attending Marquette University School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. He was elected Regional 1 Director in 2024. Dr. Turney attended the FBI Basic Crisis Negotiations Course in 2023. 

Region 2: Erin Bitting - Tulsa PD

Detective (Det.) Erin Bitting has been with the Tulsa Police Department for 7 years, and a Crisis Negotiator for 3 years. Before being hired by Tulsa Police, she worked for the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office for 5 years. Det. Bitting joined CNOK in 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Phoenix, a Master of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in Forensic Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University and will graduate with her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University in December 2024. She attended the FBI Basic Crisis Negotiations Course in 2021.


Region 3: Josie Pettit - Department of Corrections

Josie Pettit has been a Correctional Officer with the Oklahoma Dept. of Corrections (ODOC) since January of 2005, and a member of the what was then named the Hostage Negotiation Team since 2015. She transferred to Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in 2015, where she is currently a Dental Care Assistant.. Josie joined CNOK in 2016, and became the Team Leader for the now named Crisis Negotiation Team in 2024.  Josie attended the FBI Basic Crisis Negotiation Course in 2016.


Region 4: Charles Whittington - Lawton PD

Lt Charles “Charlie” Whittington has been with Lawton Police Department for 20 years, with 5 of that on the crisis negotiation team.  In 2019, he was promoted to his current rank, and selected as the Training Commander in 2022.  Lt Whittington is an Advanced Instructor for CLEET and a State certified CIT instructor. He has been with CNOK since 2022 as Region 4 Director.  Lt Whittington attended the FBI Crisis Negotiations Course in 2019.


Region 5: Brooke Dillman - Bureau of Prisons

Brooke Dillman is currently with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Previous to her time with BOP, she was a negotiator with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for 4 years. Ms. Dillman joined CNOK in 2020 and has been Region 5 Director since 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Forensic Psychology and Master of Science in Criminology from Oklahoma City University.  

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