Oklahoma prisons report high number of escapees

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Quick Facts:

  • Oklahoma Department of Corrections total population is 62,833
    • Total incarcerated inmates: 27,084,
    • County jail transfers pending : 1,288
    • Community Supervision (including probation and parole): 34,461
  • 77 fugitives
  • DOC’s outstanding escapees includes the following 45:   
    • Maximum: 0
    • Medium: 4
    • Minimum: 7
    • Community: 12
    • Half-way house: 14
    • Gps monitoring: 8
    • Parole Absconders (Stopped reporting to their parole officer) :  32
  • Many walked out on parole or away from halfway houses
    • Half-way house: 14
    • Parole Absconders (Stopped reporting to their parole officer) :  32
  • ​​​​​​​The last inmate to escape from Medium, who is still outstanding, was in 1993.
  • The last escapee from a minimum security facility was in 2000

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