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Category: Social Justice

Oklahoma County Sheriffs Profit From Misconduct

In a recent conversation with Harvey Miller, also known as internationally acclaimed “DJ Speedy”, it was brought to my attention that one of the deputies involved in Miller’s incident was charged in 2014 of negligent manslaughter. The incident resulted in a federal lawsuit settled for $500,000 which will ultimately be paid with interest by the property taxes of area residents

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National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls to hold national FreeHer conference in Tulsa

The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls will hold its national conference, FreeHer, in Tulsa on Sept. 28-30. Oklahoma leads the nation in incarceration, but Tulsa is an outlier, producing proven strategies to reduce the prison population. This conference will highlight criminal justice reform work being done around the country as well as in Tulsa.