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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Bill Citty

Citty seems confused

The chief should release all relevant data to the public, for he needs to do some explaining.


Charles M.B. Smith
Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty, in discussing the Aug. 29 ambush of Officer Katie Lawson, asserted that “assault rifles” are “becoming a bigger threat to law enforcement each day,” and “officers are running into guns at a much higher rate than 20 years ago, even on traffic stops.”
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Pastor is right: Citty should resign

Letters to the Editor

Daniel J. Stoner
I add my voice to that of Tom Vineyard (and others), the pastor who has called for the resignation of OKC Police Chief Bill Citty.
Friday, February 18, 2011

Sprawl, y'all

Metro residents are invited to attend a public meeting on urban sprawl.


Gazette staff
Sprawl is defined by Merriam-Webster as “an irregularly spread or scattered group or mass.” Urban sprawl’s characteristics include remote housing subdivisions jam-packed with cookie-cutter homes, homogenous strip malls for recreational shopping, and unhealthy fast-food chains.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Sprawled out

When bigger isn’t better: City officials consider sprawl’s burden on municipal functions.


Clifton Adcock
Urban sprawl is one of the biggest challenges facing Oklahoma City, Ward 2 City Councilman Ed Shadid said at a Sept. 6 community meeting held on the issue.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Vice control

OKC police hope to deter participation in the ‘world’s oldest profession.’


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council revised city code, allowing the Oklahoma City Police Department to impound vehicles used to facilitate prostitution.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Seeking the truth

Mysteries and cries of mistreatment loom over the death of Robin Leander Howard while in police custody.


Clifton Adcock
The death of Oklahoma City resident Robin Leander Howard, 54, while in police custody has left his family with many unanswered questions.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

No charges

Citing lack of evidence, the district attorney will not bring charges against police in the case of a man who died while in custody.


Clifton Adcock
The burgundy sports utility vehicle pulled up to the curb outside Oklahoma City attorney David Slane’s office.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A closer look

The death of an OKC man while in police custody has drawn the attention of the FBI.


Clifton Adcock
The FBI has been brought in to investigate the case of a man who died while in police custody, according to the man’s family’s attorney.
Friday, November 2, 2012

Safe runnings

Security for the OKC Memorial Marathon is heightened in the aftermath of the Boston attacks.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City police say strengthened security should make runners and spectators feel more comfortable during Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

This is 40

In OKC’s first-ever $1 billion budget, a rise in crime prompts city council to approve 40 additional police officers.


Tim Farley
When Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty requested 40 more police officers as part of his department’s proposed budget, he pointed to alarming crime statistics.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013