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Oklahoma County Jail

Budget Board approves $36 million in CARES Act dollars for Jail Trust

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The Oklahoma County Budget Board Thursday recommended $36 million of CARES Act money to be spent on the county jail alone.
protest

Resolution against protests yields more protests at county courthouse

Oklahoma County Commissioners deferred a decision on a controversial resolution to curb protests even outside at the County Courthouse.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

Free Speech, CARES funds discussed at raucous Commissioners meeting

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Oklahoma County Commissioners discussed banning certain types of free speech activities on County property, and how to spend CARES Act money.
Isaiah Lewis

Oklahoma County Court Clerk resolution would curb protests

Oklahoma County County Commissioners will consider a resolution that would limit the manner and location of protests on any county property.
Oklahoma County Jail

Oklahoma County Jail administrator works to catch up coronavirus testing

Greg Williams, the new Oklahoma County Jail administrator is catching up from a testing backlog they had at the handoff from the Sheriff.
Oklahoma City Council

City Council says Yes to SROs for OKCPS, looks at City Charter changes

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The City Council on Tuesday, a contract for School Resource Officers was passed along with allocating more money to the MAPS 3 Convention Center.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

County commissioners consider restoring public comment, stall on decision

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The Oklahoma County Commissioners considered an item to restore public comment to their regular meetings but made no decision.
police

Grabs by camo-clad anons in Portland keep OKC metro residents on edge

Oklahoma City Police Dept. and Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office reasurred residents that officers from their agencies clearly identify themselves.
Oklahoma County Jail

Oklahoma County Jail nurse tests positive for COVID-19

A nurse who delivers medical care to Oklahoma County Jail detainees has tested positive for COVID-19. She is the second nurse there to test positive.
City Hall, City of Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Council approves police union contract, structures biz help

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The Oklahoma City Council approved the police union contract, prepared the next round of business help in OKC, and considered streetcar issues.