Tulsa Attorney Blog 2 Posts Tagged 'Oklahoma debtors prison'

  • Tulsa Jail Population Dips After Judge Orders 25 Inmates Released

    Efforts to reduce the number of inmates in Tulsa jail could bode well for those who have served the majority of a sentence and may be eligible for early release. Inmates detained on questionable grounds may also be due for a welcome surprise. A Sheriff’s Department spokesperson told the Tulsa World jail staff has been […]

  • An Oklahoma Debtors Prison: Tulsa Jail Overcrowded by Indebted Inmates

    The Tulsa County jail is growing dangerously overcrowded. The facility has exceeded its official capacity for the past eight months. According to a report this month in the Tulsa World, the jail’s population could soon exceed official capacity by nearly 20 percent: 300 more than the 1,700 inmates the jail is designed to hold. What […]