Quote of the Day

“My standard rhetorical question is — would it be OK if somebody in a diabetic coma or some sort of medical crisis always had to be transported across the state? And would we be OK with … laying them down in the back of a sheriff’s vehicle while we transport them?”

-Mental Health Association Oklahoma Executive Director Mike Brose, speaking how Oklahomans suffering a mental health crisis often end up handcuffed in the back of a police car without having ever committed a crime (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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