City Council for Oklahoma City unanimously approved a new emergency shelter and deferred demolishing the old city police/jail building.
Monday was the first meeting of the year for the Okla County Jail Trust. New Sheriff Tommie Johnson III was present.
Homicide is thought to be the cause of the latest death in the Oklahoma County Jail that occurred Saturday evening.
The City of Oklahoma City has established a Law Enforcement Task Force to hear public concerns about policing but there are doubts.
Thursday, Christmas Eve, the Oklahoma County Jail had another detainee die in their custody. The cause of death is not certain.
The Oklahoma County Budget Board comprising elected officials of Oklahoma County, voted to give themselves a raise of $17,075.
City Council of Oklahoma City repeatedly heard from outspoken critics of the City’s Police Department, and angry medical marijuana workers.
The Jail Trust approved a contract for detainee phone services and heard reports from CEO Greg Williams about operations and COVID testing.
Oklahoma County Commissioners voted to allocate $5 million to the Oklahoma Industries Authority to continue a small business relief program.
A 35-year-old detainee who was found by jail staff to be "unresponsive" was later declared dead by the Emergency Medical Service (EMS).