Board recommends 9 more inmates for commutations from Fallin
December 13, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board is recommending that sentences be commuted for nine more prison inmates convicted of various nonviolent offenses that would mostly be misdemeanors today.
The five-member panel voted Wednesday to forward the recommendations to Gov. Mary Fallin, who is expected to take action on the recommendations before her term ends next month.
The nine inmates, mostly women convicted of drug crimes, were among a group of 46 inmates targeted for early release by Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform. That bipartisan group of civic and business le...