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Prison News | Oklahoma

Recent events, organized by category (below) or region/state (right), concerning the corrections industry in Oklahoma. Comments, suggestions and contributions (below) appreciated.


Education & Rehabilitation

Executions, Death Row & the Death Penalty

No recent news for Oklahoma in this category.

Gangs in Prison

Health & Medical Treatment

No recent news for Oklahoma in this category.

Prison Classification, Placement, & Release

Prison Conditions & Corruption

Prison Life & Culture

  • Inside/Out: An Introduction to Prison Life
    On January 29th, I along with fourteen other OU students, traveled the Mabel Basset Correctional Center, located in McLoud, OK for our first Inside/Out class session.

    Back in the fall, I received an email one afternoon from Professor of Sociology, Dr. Susan Sharp, that a group of OU students would be participating in ......[more]

  • Cemetery at Oklahoma State Penitentiary a resting place for unclaimed inmate bodies
    Outside the whitewashed brick and concrete walls of the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is perhaps the loneliest place in the state -- a paupers' graveyard that's the final resting place for hundreds of inmates who died......[more]

Riots, Lockdowns & Escapes

Suicides in Prison

Workplace & Industry News, and Science & Tech News



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