June 10, 2022
By News Director Jared Atha
A former Oklahoma assistant police chief has been sentenced on multiple child pornography charges.
Tyler Davis was sentenced by a Caddo County judge last week to serve 12 years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections after pleading no contest in April to four counts of possession of child pornography. He was also sentenced to 25 years after pleading no contest to the charge of first-degree rape, and three counts of child sexual abuse.
The case against Davis began between April and September of 2020, when a social media platform reported a user who was uploading multiple sexually explicit files of a pre-pubescent female.
The platform reported the images to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. At that point, the center notified the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation that the IP address was traced to Oklahoma.
OSBI agents opened an investigation, which led them to Davis.
In January 2021, agents with the OSBI’s Internet Crimes Against Children served a search warrant in the 600 block of N. Broadway in Hydro.
Davis, who was the assistant chief in Hydro and a Caddo County Sheriff’s Office reserve deputy, was arrested.
13 years of the sentence will be suspended. Davis will serve the sentences concurrently and will get credit for the year and a half that he has already served.
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