Quote of the Day 12/19/2013

State leaders are failing us. We are asking too much of our heroic corrections employees, many of whom are now working mandatory 60 hours a week, and it is going to get someone killed.

-Sean Wallace, executive director of Oklahoma Corrections Professionals, who released a survey showing Oklahoma’s correctional officer to offender ratio is the worst in the nation, and they have the 3rd lowest average starting pay (Source: http://bit.ly/1c3GNnR).


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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