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G.G. Music, Jr., moved to Chickasha, Oklahoma from Edmond, Oklahoma in September 1995. He studied Mass Communications, receiving a B.S. Degree from Oklahoma Christian College in Oklahoma City. Working with the John Hancock Companies in Oklahoma City, he earned his Series 6 and Series 63 designations for the sales of security related financial products. He later moved to Chickasha, being placed in the position of Trust Officer at Chickasha Bank & Trust. While employed with Chickasha Bank & Trust, Lt. Music began his career in law enforcement serving as a Reserve Officer for the Chickasha Police Department for two years before becoming a full-time officer in May, 1998.
Music quickly found his niche in working with those who dealt with drug and alcohol addictions. Some of Music’s most memorable accomplishments with the department include being an instrumental factor in numerous drug arrests, search warrants and seizures, including the locating and destruction of seven Methamphetamine labs. He was also a member of the team that served a search warrant resulting in the single largest firearm seizure in Chickasha. Having a passion for training, he became a Field Training Officer ensuring new officers were properly trained in safety and helping reduce the officer’s personal and professional liability. Eventually, Music became the Commander of the Field Training Officer Program. With the assistance of several other qualified Supervisors, Detectives and officers, he oversaw the rewriting and reviewing of most of the training program.
Music was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in October of 2006 and to the rank of Lieutenant in November 2007. He holds an Advanced Peace Officer Certification, Advanced Instructor’s Certificate, is a Radar Instructor, an SFST Instructor and serves as the departments Professional Standards Investigator. He also served as the Incident Commander at Watson’s Mobile Home Park during the aftermath of the 2011 tornado.
During his service with the Chickasha Police Department, he has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Sergeant and Lieutenant. His duties have also included overseeing Fleet Maintenance, Fleet Vehicle and Equipment Inventory and have served as the department coordinator for the Reserve Officer Program. He is the recipient of two Police Chief Commendations from the Chief’s Office, the department’s Narcotics Award, Safe Driver Award and other awards throughout his tenure. He has also been nominated for the Police Commendation Bar with Risk.
In July, 2015 Music was transferred to a new division, Neighborhood Services. Since that time he has overseen multiple projects at the same time, including but not limited to the renovation of the Chickasha Animal Shelter, movement of Code Enforcement personnel, overseeing more than 100 hours of training to each of the civilian personnel in Neighborhood Services, completing some Code Enforcement related cases that were over two years old, implemented a Take-Home Program for Animal Control personnel to increase response time to emergency calls, instituted a records retention program, has spoken with each civic club in regard to police matters and has recently been educating the public in regard to Active Shooters and Workplace Violence.
Music was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, later moving to Denton, Texas where he met and married his high school sweetheart. He and Joanna, his wife of 33 years, have two sons, Clint and Cody, as well as one incredible daughter-in-law, Emily. Clint is a member of the Oklahoma City Police Department and Cody is a free-lance writer living in Washington. Emily is an ADA in Oklahoma County. Music enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor cooking. He and his wife are faithful members at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ.
When asked, Music said, “I’ve been blessed in my career to serve under three reputable men of character and morals who held the office of the Chief of Police. This promotion is not about me. It’s about the men and women who put a badge on every day, serving our community and the sacrifices they make. It’s also about ensuring quality of life for the citizens we are sworn to serve and protect.”