Government

The way Oklahoma City and state governments interact with the people

Oklahoma County Commissioners

Sheriff’s next headquarters after jail exit still undecided

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The Board of County Commissioners took action on the Oklahoma County Detention Center (Jail), the Juvenile Detention Center, and prisoner death lawsuits.
Oklahoma County Sheriff

Two Oklahoma County Commissioners question Sheriff’s patrol coverage

Two Okla County commissioners, Kevin Calvey and Brian Maughan, question whether the Oklahoma County Deputies are adequately deployed in unincorporated areas.
Oklahoma City Council

Three City of OKC execs to receive total of over $655,000 for 2020

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Salaries for three City of Oklahoma City executives and other employees were increased and other business was quietly conducted at the City Council Tuesday.
Criminal Justice Authority

Jail Trust hires Jail Administrator, approves contract and salary details

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A contract to make Greg Williams CEO of the Jail Trust was approved and a temporary office at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce was announced.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Sheriff, OK County Commissioner disagree about requests for new year

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Festering disagreements between District 3 Commissioner Kevin Calvey and Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office crept into the Board of County Commissioners.
anti-war protest

Anti-war protest in Oklahoma City opposes possible war with Iran

In response to a U.S. drone strike on one of Iran's top military leaders, protesters gathered Saturday outside Sen James Lankford's Oklahoma City offices.
intersection

Crashes continue at dangerous Oklahoma City Boulevard intersection

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Oklahoma City Police Dept reported yet another auto-to-auto crash Wednesday making 15 crashes at the intersection of Oklahoma City Boulevard and Klein.
Oklahoma City Council

Surf’s up! City Council approves surf machine, changes personnel policy

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The City Council narrowly approved the purchase of a surf machine, heard financial reports, and changed personnel policy to be a more inclusive employer.
Horn

Congresswoman Horn to vote for Pres Trump’s impeachment

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U.S. 5th District Congresswoman Kendra Horn announced Tuesday morning that she will vote for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Criminal Justice Authority

Oklahoma County Jail Trust continues to inch toward goals

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority or Jail Trust, made decisions Monday that moved the Trust forward in spite of the Sheriff.