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Sen. Pederson tours JCCC and BJCC

 

August 9, 2017

Sen. Roland Pederson made his first-ever tour of the James Crabtree Correctional Center last week. He later continued on over to Bill Johnson Correctional Center.

Regarding Crabtree, he said, "I learned a lot today. This is the first time I've ever been there. I got to talk to some of the inmates there and they got to explain some of their issues with me. I figured they ministered to me more than I ministered to them."

Oklahoma is No. 1 in the nation in imprisoning females, and No. 2 in the nation in imprisoning males. In regard to that, Pederson said, "I do think there are some inmates wh...



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