If approved by voters, SQ 805 would end the use of repeat sentence penalties for nonviolent offenses.
2020 OK Legislative Session wrap-up: Chamber achieves legislative priorities during historic session
The 2020 Legislative Session, after being severely impacted by the COVID-19 global health pandemic, will officially adjourn Sine Die on Friday, May 29. In retrospect, the session can be viewed as occurring in three distinct phases.
The Oklahoma County Detention Center had one of its lowest jail population counts in April, which helped the justice system respond to the threat of COVID-19.
January's Chamber Forum was all about criminal justice reform efforts in OKC
County gov't, justice, workers' comp reform; premier economic development programs among Chamberís general legislative priorities
The Chamber recently released its legislative agenda for 2020. Get more details on our general government priorities.
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is one of the few chambers in the nation thatís helping to reform the criminal justice system.
The Oklahoma County Jail Trust selected a new administrator for the Oklahoma County Jail, changing the structure of management at the facility. At the January 15 Forum, learn how these changes will impact the Oklahoma County Jail and what additional changes are needed.
Oklahoma County Jail population has shown a marked decrease.