Charlie Team

Charlie Team is a dayshift team that works from 0630 hours (6:30AM) to 1630 hours (4:30PM). Their scheduled days off are Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The Charlie Team's Watch Commander is Captain Cliff Blasengame and his Lieutenants are Lt. David Williams and Lt. Donnie Hanson.



Captain Blasengame was promoted to the rank of Captain in January 2013. He began his career with the Lawton Police Department on 27 November 1989. After serving in many different assignments, he was promoted to Lieutenant on 23 April 2007 and is currently assigned to patrol division as a Patrol Supervisor. Prior to his promotion to Lieutenant, Captain Blasengame was assigned as a Patrol Officer, Narcotic/Vice investigator for the Special Operations Unit, Detective for the Criminal Investigation Unit and a Technical investigator for the Criminal Investigation Unit. He has also been assigned to Special Teams to include the Lawton Police Tactical Unit as a sniper, Honor Guard and numerous special assignments to target crime within the City. Currently, Captain Blasengame is the Chairman of the Policy Board and in charge of the MDT/OLETS for Uniform Division.

Captain Blasengame is also a 30 year veteran with the Oklahoma army National Guard. He has deployed is support of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm and has also served two tours in support of Iraqi Freedom. His current rank with the National Guard is Command Sergeant Major.

Captain Blasengame can be reached at (580) 581-3534 or


Lt. Hanson started working in law enforcement in 1984 as the Chief of Police in Medicine Park from 1984 to 1986. He attended the CLEET Basic Police Academy in 1984. Lt. Hanson started working for the city of Lawton Lake Patrol in 1986 and worked the lakes until 1992. In 1992 he transferred in to the Lawton Police Dept Uniform Patrol Division. In 1996 he started working as a traffic officer until transferred to the Training Division in 2001. He worked in training until his promotion to Lieutenant in 2006.

After his promotion, Lt. Hanson went back to patrol until being transfered back to Training. In January 2013, Lt. Hanson transferred back to the Patrol Division. In 2008, the Lawton Police Department was approved by CLEET to hold our own Police Academy and in 2008 we put on our first Basic Police Academy in 16 years. The department has held at least one academy every year since 2008, training not only Lawton Police Officers but also Lawton Fire Marshalls and Fire Chiefs and Fort Sill Police.

Lt. Hanson can be reached at (580) 581-3226 or


Lt. Williams began his career with the Lawton Police Department in 1994 after serving with the Comanche County Sheriff's Office and the District III Drug Task Force. While with Lawton, he has worked in Patrol, K-9, Gang Ofifcer and in COP. He also served time on the Honor Guard as buglar. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2007. In February 2014, Lt. Williams was transfered to the Special Operations Section.

Special training includes FBI Observer/Sniper School, Basic Police INstructor, Radar/Lidar Instructor and OBNDD Drug Enforcement Academy. He has received the United States Police Canine Association REgional K-( Handler of the Year Award and has been awarded the Lawton-Fort Sill Community Coalition Asset Builder Award.

Lieutenant Williams can be reached at (580) 581-3226 or