Fallin is recipient of the IRE Golden Padlock Award. Architect of executive privilege. And two-time winner of Freedom of Information Oklahoma’s Black Hole Award.
Jail authority members had earlier voted to draw up a request for proposals to operate the jail privately. However one trustee, who initially supported seeking the RFP, said she had a change of mind after hearing that detention officers were leaving their jobs because they were unsure of what the future might hold.