Quote of the Day 9/10/2013

Locals are wary of investing in new digs for inmates. On a broader scale, lawmakers are unlikely to embrace significant corrections reform. The stage is set for serious violence at state prisons and a federal takeover of some local jails.

-The Oklahoman editorial board, on the severe overcrowding and unsafe conditions in Oklahoma’s jails and prisons (Source: http://bit.ly/17NGAT6).


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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