Department of Corrections

Oklahoma high court weighs in on state’s $27 inmate reimbursement rate

BY: - October 10, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — County jail officials can charge above the state minimum for housing Department of Corrections inmates, but any costs must be directly related to incarcerating the prisoners, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The ruling caps off a yearslong dispute between county leaders, state Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd and the Department of […]

Leadership changes at Oklahoma prison under scrutiny for sexual misconduct allegations

BY: - September 26, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma prison warden, whose facility faced scrutiny from a state lawmaker for allegedly mishandling inmate sexual misconduct reports, has resigned. Greg Breslin, the warden at Eddie Warrior Correctional Center in Taft, resigned last month after spending some time on medical leave, said Department of Corrections spokesperson Kay Thompson. Breslin, who had […]