OKC police dispute an Amnesty International report that the department leads the nation in stun-gun deaths.
News Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Police Department is taking issue with a recent report
by Amnesty International listing the force as having the highest number
of Taser-related deaths among U.S. law enforcement agencies.
Letters to the Editor Kevin Burns
Trust me: I know it feels good to take the stand that we don’t want our
welfare dollars going to drug addicts. I still believe that, but I also
used to think that universal drug testing to make that stand was the
Prescription drug abuse reaches epidemic proportions in Oklahoma.
News Carmel Perez Snyder
Five years after being lauded for establishing one of the first
Prescription Monitoring Programs in the nation, Oklahoma recently
garnered another distinction. The state is second only to Alabama in the
highest use of prescription painkillers, according to a pharmacy
benefit-management firm called Express Scripts And painkiller abuse in
the state is having lethal consequences.