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Author: Clifton Adcock

A veteran investigative reporter who has covered eastern Oklahoma for more than 15 years, Clifton joined The Frontier in April 2017. A native of southeastern Oklahoma, he has covered numerous issues from criminal justice to politics for publications including the Tulsa World, the Oklahoma Gazette, and Oklahoma Watch. Clifton holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. Clifton can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @cliftonhowze

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.”