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OKG Newsletter

Topic: department of corrections

Bar examination

University of Oklahoma students go to prison for the documentary ‘Women Behind Bars.’


Emily Summars
Oklahoma ranks No. 1 in not only football, but for incarcerating females — 132 women per every 100,000 people in 2009. The national average is 68, according to a state Department of Corrections report.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Playing politics with prison


Sean Wallace
This year’s legislative session ended with the usual thud for employees of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. The only agency-requested bill approved by lawmakers authorizes the director of the agency to give the badge of an officer killed in the line of duty to his or her spouse, which tragically happened just last year. Yes, lawmakers were very generous to us this year.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Prisoners and pooches

A new documentary, "The Dogs of Lexington," chronicles a unique program involving inmates and dogs.


Nicole Hill
Half scruff, half scrap, Sarge drapes his small frame over the right leg of Bill Miller as the man, with concerted tenderness, rubs circles in Sarge's black-and-white coat.
Saturday, July 13, 2013