Quote of the Day | May 17, 2018

“Instead of saying, ‘Why not?’ which is where we’re at, people that have to be with us to approve them say, ‘Why? Why change it if it’s not broken?’ Well, it is broken.” 

-Michelle Robinette, Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office Mental Health Coordinator, who said the challenge for having better responses to mental illness is selling everyone in the criminal justice system [Source].


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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