Amid cries of a ‘rigged’ voting system, here’s how Tulsa County ballots are cast, tabulated and secured

Bryan Dean, public information officer for the Oklahoma State Election Board, said officials there have spoken separately with the FBI and the Bureau of Homeland Security to discuss security precautions.
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Data drop: Violent crime on the decline in Tulsa

Despite the high number of homicides this year - 11 short of the record in 2009 - violent crime in Tulsa has been on a long decline.
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State grants intended to target violent criminals swept up low-level offenders

Many of those arrested were just the type of low-level offenders state lawmakers hoped to keep out of the state’s prisons when they passed a package of reform laws four years ago known as the Justice Reinvestment Initiative.
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Now a cold case, burden of solving case of deceased inmate falls to TPD

Though he died in the Tulsa Jail, the nature of his injury means the burden of solving Leo Horn's case will fall to the Tulsa Police Department.
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Woman who died Wednesday in Tulsa Jail had been in medical unit when first arrested

The Tulsa Jail inmate who died Wednesday after reportedly being found hanging in her cell had been in the medical unit prior to being moved to a “segregation unit,” jail officials said Thursday.
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Recently arrested woman becomes fourth Tulsa Jail death in 2016

A Chouteau woman who was arrested last month on a complaint of “child neglect by munchausen by proxy,” a complicated form of child abuse, died Wednesday in the Tulsa Jail, officials there confirmed.
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Tulsa police chief talks about city’s response to fatal police shooting

The criminal case against Betty Shelby is just beginning. Shelby, flanked by attorneys and law enforcement officers, pleaded not guilty Friday to the charge of first-degree manslaughter.
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Terence Crutcher’s widow: ‘I just want what’s right for me and my kids’

Until the family of Terence Crutcher settles in court who will serve as special administrator of his estate, a neutral party has been appointed. At least temporarily, Crutcher’s common-law wife, Frenchel Johnson has been removed.
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Following brief court appearance, Betty Shelby to remain on unpaid administrative leave

During her exit, Shelby was flanked by deputies, supporters and off-duty police officers who stood in a wall outside the SUV in an apparent attempt to keep the media from taking pictures and video.
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DUI bureau continued faulty procedure despite losing lawsuit

“Admittedly, if upheld, this decision will have far-reaching consequences. Bearing that in mind, following is some guidance on how to handle impaired driving cases in the interim. Continue to administer the breath test as normal."
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