Average annual cost for a drug court participant in Oklahoma, compared to $19,000 per year for prison inmates.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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