Who We Are
Raymond “Ray” Goins started his law enforcement career in the United States Army as a Military Policeman. After parting from the service Ray went to work in the private sector with a credit card company as a telephone collection representative and worked his way to manager of Exception Processing. He returned to law enforcement after three years taking a position with the Roswell, New Mexico Police Department as a patrol officer. In March of 1997, Ray was hired by the Norman, Oklahoma Police Department where he held positions as Police Officer, Master Police Officer, Sergeant, Forensic Detective and Detective.
During his career Ray performed additional duties as a K-9 handler (narcotic detection/explosive detection/kennel training NCO and Kennel Master [U.S. Army]) Technical Investigator (CSI), Drug Recognition Expert (DRE-Instructor qualified), and academy instructor of basic forensic investigation, DUI enforcement/SFST and domestic violence. Ray has coordinated the domestic violence academy and in-service training for the department and has been certified by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) as a domestic violence instructor.
He is also a former member of the Cleveland County Domestic Violence Task Force, Cleveland County Domestic Violence Coordinated Community Response Team/Sexual Assault Response Team and former member of the Board of Directors for the Cleveland County Women’s Resource Center. Ray was the 2018 recipient of the Governor’s Distinguished Service Award for Excellence in Service to Victims and Survivors of Violence Against Women.
Ray retired from the Norman Police Department in July of 2020. Since retirement, Ray has taken a position of Reserve Deputy with the Grady County Sheriff’s Office and is now a member of the Grady County Coordinated Community Response Team.
Ronnie is a veteran officer with over 20 years of experience. He was with the Pottawatomie and Cleveland County Sheriff’s Offices, as well as the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Police Department. While serving he has been assigned duties such as a Technical Investigator (CSI), Field Supervisor, CID Supervisor, Field Training Officer and Training Instructor, specializing in domestic violence instruction.
Ret. Captain Johnson has been certified by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) as a domestic violence instructor and is a State of Oklahoma (CLEET) certified basic instructor. In his investigative position, Ret. Captain Johnson investigated all reported intimate partner domestic violence related crimes. He oversaw the Criminal Investigation Division as well as other divisions, such as Records, Civil and Communications, Courthouse Security, and Property/Custody. He has served as the acting Chief Deputy in his absences, leading approximately 100 personnel.
He has been a member of the Cleveland County Domestic Violence Task Force, Cleveland County Domestic Violence Coordinated Community Response Team, the Cleveland County Sexual Assault Response Team and the Cleveland County High Risk Team. He is currently a member of the Oklahoma Maternal Mortality Review Board. Ret. Captain Johnson has testified as an expert witness on Domestic Violence crimes and Domestic Violence Strangulation in both criminal and civil cases. In 2009, he received the State of Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award for Excellence in Action Against Domestic Violence. In 2017 he was awarded the Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Award by the Oklahoma Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board.
He is currently a co-owner of Purple Badge Consulting and the assistant chief for the Lexington Police Department.