The Oklahoma News Report

County Jails

Clip: Season 3 Episode 329 | 7m 46s

Prison overcrowding at the state level is trickling down to county jails, who must hold state inmates until a prison bed becomes available. The counties are reimbursed by the state for their trouble, but often that payment isn’t enough to cover the costs.

Aired: 01/31/14

Rating: NR

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The Oklahoma News Report is a local public television program presented by OETA.