Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control
Russ Cochran is General Counsel for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control (OBN). A career prosecutor, Russ formerly served over seventeen years as an Assistant District Attorney and First Assistant District Attorney in Oklahoma.
He is a 1992 graduate of Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is admitted to practice law in Oklahoma and the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
A former Air Force officer, Russ served ten years on active duty as an instructor navigator in KC-135/EC-135 aircraft. He has over 2400 flying hours.
Russ is a past recipient of the State of Oklahoma Prosecutor of the Year award from the Association of Oklahoma Narcotic Enforcers (A-ONE).
Over his career, he has taught at numerous police academies statewide, including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy, the Oklahoma City Police Academy, and as an adjunct professor at Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City.
Russ is an Alabama native and a true believer in Crimson Tide football.