Bevel inducted into OK Law Enforcement Hall of Fame

Tom Bevel

Choctaw Tom Bevel was inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Museum & Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the Oklahoma History Center on March 9, 2024.

Bevel retired as a Captain from the Oklahoma City Police Department in June 1996.

He was the commander of the Homicide, Robbery, Missing Persons, and Major Unsolved Case Units. During his career, he studied forensic science in London, England, at Hendon Police College, The Met Laboratory, and London Medical Hospital.

He has co-authored five forensic textbooks that are used for certifications in Crime Scene Reconstruction and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. He has served as a crime scene consultant to nine foreign countries and all U.S. States, except Rhode Island.

He is the President of Bevel, Gardner & Associates (BGA), a forensic consulting group with analysts in Boston, Atlanta, Oklahoma City, Denver and Seattle.