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New video equipment hasn't been used in Oklahoma County jail

 

January 19, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New video equipment installed in August at the Oklahoma County jail to help with certain courtroom procedures has yet to be used.

The $3,000 camera and video system was intended to reduce risks and provide relief transporting inmates to and from the courthouse, the Oklahoman reported .

A 2016 Vera Institute of Justice report found that the jail's resource limitations led to the sheriff's office transporting either too many or too few inmates to the courthouse. The lack of coordination caused logistical challenges and courthouse delays.

Jail officials are eager to util...



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