Family of man who died in Choctaw County Jail files wrongful death lawsuit

Legros was not given the required psychiatric evaluation during jail booking, and hung himself using a blanket that had been given to him by jail staff.
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Interactive map: What does a week of crime in Tulsa look like?

With 65 killings so far this year, Tulsa is on track to exceed last year's homicide record of 82, said Tulsa Police Homicide Sgt. David Walker.
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Report recommends major changes to Tulsa’s criminal justice system

“This shows that the population growth and increased use of the local jail is not simply a matter of the expansion of the correctional system in Oklahoma generally,” the report concludes, “but reflects mostly local decisions and policies that result in incarcerating a greater share of people in jail pretrial than the county once did.”
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Let down and locked up: Why Oklahoma’s female incarceration is so high

In partnership with The Frontier, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting spent more than a year unearthing the causes. The reporting included obtaining a decade’s worth of state prison data never before analyzed by the state itself.
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Following appointment of Corbin Brewster, shock, frustration, and a wait-and-see approach

Public defenders who spoke with The Frontier described a funeral-like feeling following Brewster's appointment, but eventually softened their tone.
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