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ANALYSIS: Oklahoma prison facilities and equipment exhibiting years of neglect

Mike W. Ray OKLAHOMA CITY –- Oklahoma’s prison system is outdated, underfunded and overextended, as demonstrated by the second consecutive request by Corrections Department Director Joe Allbaugh for a budget of $1 billion-plus. Oklahoma consistently has one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation. The total convict population numbered 62,601 on Nov. 27. That […]

Joe Allbaugh discusses death penalty with coalition opposed to executions

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Oklahoma City – New Oklahoma protocols and procedures for capital punishment are “in the final stages to be presented to the Attorney General’s office” soon — but will then “have to go through the court system,” said Joe Allbaugh, director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. Allbaugh’s comments came during a […]

Community leaders to discuss Oklahoma’s mass incarceration issue

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Tuesday, April 19, a panel discussion will be held in which local community leaders will present their views on the topic of “Mass Incarceration in Oklahoma: When Will It End?” The event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at First Christian Church of Oklahoma City, at […]

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