Oklahoma Corrections Director Offers Three Suggestions to Rid State of the Title "Number One in Incarceration"
Date:  06-27-2018

Ironically one suggestion is building two new prisons
From Tulsa World:

Now that Oklahoma leads the nation in sending men and women to prison, our state’s elected leaders must take action.

Last session, Gov. Mary Fallin and state lawmakers wisely passed seven bills addressing criminal justice reform. This will help — eventually. Yet even with the new reforms, the state’s prison population will grow by 2,367 inmates by 2026.

As of June 18, we have 2,065 temporary beds. Those beds are packed into living spaces, common areas and other locations in our facilities that aren’t meant to be places where people sleep. Continue reading >>>