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Fire/Police/Medical: 911
City Hall: 724-8918
Police Dispatch: 724-8274
Craw. Co EMS: 724-6435
Craw. Co Ambulance: 724-4721
Police Admin: 724-6219
Fire Admin: 724-6216
Hospital Admin: 724-8219
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City Admin Bio


Larry Dillon and his wife Marilyn have been married 36 years and have three grown children, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.   Larry grew up around Arkansas City, Ks and Marilyn was a lifelong resident of Burden, Ks.

Mr. Dillon has served his country and community for over forty years. A former Police Chief, he has worked as an anti-terrorism/security specialist for the Dept. of Defense and as a nuclear security/anti-terrorism specialist for the Dept. of Energy. Mr. Dillon retired from government service in Dec. 1997, having served over 21 years.
He has an A.S. in Law Enforcement from Missouri Southern State College, a B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration, from Wichita State University and an M.B.A. in Management from NOVA Southeastern University.

Mr. Dillon was formerly the City Manager of McLoud, OK. and was the City Administrator at Waynoka, OK.  He is also an entrepreneur who operated two businesses of his own, Dillon and Associates, doing business and security consulting and American Western Bonding. He has been the Owner of a retail computer store, The Computer Repair Shop and was the CEO for REM Inc. in Enid, OK.

Mr. Dillon is an adjunct Associate Professor for public administration and management classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and former Center Faculty Chair for the Vance Center, at Vance AFB, OK.

Mr. Dillon has served his community as an elected official. He was Councilman for Ward 3, in Enid, OK 2005-2009  and was also elected to the City Council in El Dorado Springs, MO. in 1976 and as the Treasurer and County Commissioner, for the Barnwell County SC, Soil and Water Conservation District in 1995-96. He is past President of the PTA and past President of the Barnwell County SC, Foster Parents Association.  He served on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Municipal League and the Crime and Safety Committee of the ICMA.

Mr. Dillon was a Lt. Col. in the South Carolina State Guard and served as the Regimental Commander for the 6th Regiment, 1st Brigade, Military Police. His area of responsibility was Emergency Management and covered fifteen counties in South Carolina. Mr. Dillon also served five years in the United States Marine Corps and seven years in the Air Force. He is trained as an airfield manager and a private pilot. He writes poetry and is a novice short story writer. In his spare time studies history and historical leadership styles and collects books for his personal library. 

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