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Family Safety Center
600 Civic Center, Main Floor Police Courts Building
Tulsa, OK 74103

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One Place. One Hope. Where family safety comes first.
A place where families come first and professionals come together.

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
(Following the Tulsa County Courthouse holiday schedule)

Emergency protective orders are filed between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
The emergency protective order hearing takes place here at 2 p.m.


600 Civic Center, Main Floor Police Courts Building
Tulsa, OK 74103
Phone: 918-742-7480

24-hour emergency number:


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 October 2014 13:05 )


The City of Tulsa is located in northeastern Oklahoma and is Oklahoma’s second largest urban area. According to census data released February 15, 2011, Tulsa County has a population of 603,403. Census reports revealed the population was 69.2% Caucasian, 10.7% African American, 11% Hispanic or Latino origin, 6% American Indian, 2.3% Asian, and 5.85% two or more races.


                 Oklahoma ranks No. 3 in number of women killed by men

by Jaclyn Cosgrove, NewsOK.com Modified: October 22, 2013 at 8:30 am •  Published: October 22, 2013

Oklahoma is ranked No. 3 in the nation for the number of women killed by men, according to a recent report from the Violence Policy Center.

This is a startling statistic — and a jump in the state’s previous ranking.

According to the report, the overwhelming majority of the women in Oklahoma who were killed — 97 percent — knew the person who killed them. In fact, 61 percent of the women were wives, common-law wives, ex-wives or girlfriends of the offenders.

Additionally from the report:

  • 38 females were murdered by males in Oklahoma in 2011
  • The homicide rate among females murdered by males in Oklahoma was 1.99 per 100,000 in 2011
  • AGE: For homicides in which the age of the victim was reported (36 homicides), 4 female homicide victims (11 percent) were less than 18 years old and 3 victims (8 percent) was 65 years of age or older. The average age was 40 years old.
  • RACE: Out of 38 female homicide victims, one was Asian or Pacific Islander, one was American Indian or Alaskan Native, nine were black and 27 were white.
  • MOST COMMON WEAPON: For homicides in which the weapon used could be identified, 59 percent of female victims (20 out of 34) were shot and killed with guns. Of these, 90 percent (18 victims) were killed with handguns. There were five females killed with knives or other cutting instruments, and seven females killed by bodily force.
  • RELATIONSHIP: For homicides in which the victim to offender relationship could be identified, 97 percent of female victims (36 out of 37) were murdered by someone they knew. One female victim was killed by a stranger.
  • Of the victims who knew their offenders, 61 percent (22 victims) were wives, common-law wives, ex-wives, or girlfriends of the offenders. Among the female intimates who were murdered, 73 percent (16 victims) were killed with guns; 88 percent of these (14 victims) were shot and killed with handguns.
  • CIRCUMSTANCE: For homicides in which the circumstances could be identified, 84 percent (31 out of 37) were not related to the commission of any other felony. Of these, 42 percent (13 homicides) involved arguments between the victim and the offender. 

The Family Safety Center strives to provide “wrap-around” victim services to achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide assistance obtaining emergency protective orders for victims of domestic violence
  • Provide help and resources to children exposed to domestic violence
  • Offer forensic medical assistance to victims of domestic violence
  • Offer appropriate legal support and representation to victims of domestic violence
  • Reduce the number of domestic violence cases that go unreported in all of Tulsa County
  • Ensure domestic violence perpetrators are prosecuted





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Family Safety Center
600 Civic Center
Main Floor Police Courts Building
Tulsa, OK 74103