Gang Task Force

Lieutenant John Mull is in charge of the Gang Task Force for the police department. The Gang Task Force is currently manned by Sergeants and Officers in addition to Lt. Mull. The Gang Task Force is responsible for identifying, locating, and monitoring gang activity within Lawton. The Gang Task Force works with other Local, State and Federal Agencies in the identification and prosecution of gang members and their crimes.

The Gang Task Force is also responsible for the education of citizens concerning gang activity. This is accomplished by numerous programs in which they teach awareness to local civic groups, schools, and other law enforcement personnel. To access information on this site concerning gangs, please go to our Gang Information Page.

You may reach the Gang Task Force at (580) 581-3220.


Lieutenant John Mull was hired by the Lawton Police Department in March of 2002. During his time with the department he has worked as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Gang Task Force Officer, US Marshal’s Warrant Task Force Officer, Tactical Team Member, Hazardous Material Technician and Police Honor Guard Member.

Lieutenant Mull was promoted to Lieutenant in December 2011 and started his supervisory career assigned as a Patrol Supervisor. In 2013 he was transfered to the Gang Unit. He also graduated from Cameron University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.

Lt. Mull can be reached at (580) 581-3220 or