Distinguished Alumni Award 2009
R. Darrell Weaver
Shortly after graduating from Cameron University with a Bachelor of Accounting degree in 1986, R. Darrell Weaver was selected to attend the 199th session of the FBI National Academy, a 10-week law enforcement program, launching his career as one of Oklahoma's pre-eminent law enforcement leaders. Commissioned as an Agent with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics in 1987, he has held various assignments throughout Oklahoma.
Weaver was promoted to Agent-In-Charge of the Oklahoma City enforcement unit and directed the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Intelligence Center for the State of Oklahoma in 1996. Under his direction, the HIDTA Intelligence Center continues to develop and coordinate the annual drug threat assessment for the state. He also implemented the statewide Deconfliction Center utilized by the majority of all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to more safely coordinate enforcement activities.
In 1998, Weaver developed and coordinated an aggressive agent physical fitness program, which is the model for all of Oklahoma law enforcement.
Now in his 22nd year as a commissioned law enforcement agent, Weaver was appointed Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control in 2006. He is currently co-chairman of the law enforcement subcommittee of Crystal Darkness Oklahoma, the groundbreaking anti-meth campaign. He also a member of the Oklahoma Meth Prevention Initiative Committee and was recently appointed to both the Oklahoma Youth and Gang Violence Coordinating Council and the Oklahoma Gang Intervention Steering Committee.