Oklahoma Humanities, AmeriCorps and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will most likely be affected if federal program budgets are cut.
Procedural justice policies promote fair enforcement of the laws.
The marshal assist program allows the municipal court to work with offenders to pay their fines without imprisonment.
The guidelines governing the program demonstrate city leaders and labor unions can come together to craft decisions that are in everyone’s best interest.
Veterans traveled to North Dakota to help protect resources and sacred lands.
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful is accepting nominations for its annual Environmental Excellence Competition.
No one is made safer as a result of policies that manufacture unnecessary, degrading, frightening and potentially violent interactions between the police and the communities they serve. No one.
Sen. Kyle Loveless wants to put a stop to law enforcement officers benefitting from Oklahoma’s forfeiture laws, but not everyone thinks there is a problem.
SHINE workers clean up graffiti as part of their responsibilities. Credit: Shannon Cornman Facing possible jail time for a drug possession conviction, the 19-year-old Oklahoma City student knew he was lucky to have been sentenced instead to work in a county-run community service program for low-level, nonviolent offenders. “It’s different,” he said. “There’s a lot…
The contest pits Sheriff John Whetsel, a Democrat who is running for his fifth consecutive term, against 20-year law-enforcement veteran and U.S. Marshal Service special deputy Darrell Sorrels. While Whetsel has a definite edge in fundraising — totaling around $333,000 against Sorrels’ $28,000, as of this writing — Sorrels is a Republican in one of…