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Oklahoma judge works to reduce county jail population


February 18, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It may be the only time he gets away with catcalling a judge.

On her weekend mission to release certain inmates from the Oklahoma County jail, Oklahoma County District Judge Cindy Truong, trading the black robe of the bench for blue jeans and a blazer, recently walked into the receiving area with a smile on her face and an armful of tacos.

She was accompanied by two female outreach workers.

To the delight of his fellow detainees, and over a backing track of clinking handcuffs, an inmate in the holding tank clawed at the metal mesh screen, whistled, and belted out a so...

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