MOORE — Darry Stacy, a fifth generation Oklahoman and lifelong resident of Cleveland County, announced Friday that he will be a Republican candidate for the District 2 Cleveland County commissioner seat.
“If I am elected, I pledge to serve the citizens of District 2 with honesty, fairness and integrity,” Stacy said.
A 22-year veteran of the Norman Police Department, Stacy said, “I have been serving the public all my adult life as a police officer and also in recent years as a school board member,” Stacy said. “Now, I hope to serve my fellow citizens in a new capacity as county commissioner. I promise to bring a businesslike approach to the job and make certain that county services are provided in the most cost-efficient manner possible,” he added.
Stacy joined the Norman police force in 1989 and has risen to the rank of Captain. He has received numerous commendations including the Community Policing Award from the Norman Police Department.
He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and has been a legislative representative for the Norman Police Department and the City of Norman.
“I believe public service is an honorable calling and officeholders should be held to the highest standards of openness and honesty,” Stacy said. “If elected, I am committed to meeting those high expectations and giving the people the quality local government they expect and deserve.”
Stacy currently serves as Vice President of the Norman Public Schools Board of Education and has served on the board since November 2006.
In that position, he has been actively involved in budget issues. He has also served as a legislative representative for the Oklahoma State School Boards Association. Before serving on the school board, Stacy was on the Norman Public Schools Citizen Advisory Board. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Community Services Building, Inc. (CSBI) for Cleveland County.