Jail tour highlights issues with poorly conceived facility.
More than 180 Oklahoma City civic and business leaders gathered on Thursday, Oct. 11, to discuss the community’s future at the Chamber’s 2018 Leadership Summit.
The focus in Oklahoma County on reducing incarceration and improving processes in our justice system continues to attract attention from across the country.
The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council is a key component of enacting smart, safe criminal justice reforms in the area.
The National Network of Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils approved membership for our local Chamber-formed group after an application process, allowing representatives to attend the NNCJCC annual meeting in Salt Lake City.
“If you’re keeping people in jail, you’re not improving anything, especially if it’s because they can’t afford to pay and post bail.”
Mass incarceration has been Oklahoma’s favorite method for dealing with social problems, but it only makes those problems worse and the state poorer.