DURANT, OK -- Durant police Chief Gary Rudick is moving north. Rudick is going to be the first chief of police for the newly formed Tulsa Public Schools Police Department.
The Tulsa Board of Education approved his contract on Monday.
Rudick served with the Tulsa Police Department for more than 20 years before becoming police chief in Durant in 2005.
Rudick plans to start work in Tulsa on May 5.
Durant City Manager Jim Dunegan says he's sorry to lose Rudick, but he wishes him the best in his new endeavors.