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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority Updates and Progress Reports are listed below.


May 2, 2022

Presentation over OCCJA operations and improvements - April 2022
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April 4, 2022

Presentation over OCCJA operations and improvements - March 2022
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March 7, 2022

Presentation over OCCJA operations and improvements - February 2022
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February 7, 2022

Presentation over OCCJA operations and improvements - January 2022
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January 3, 2022

Presentation over OCCJA operations and improvements - December 2022
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December 20, 2021

Presentation over OCCJA operations and improvements - November 2022
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January 29, 2021

Executive Summary and 180 Day Update Report

On July 1, 2020, OCDC took over the operation of the Oklahoma County Jail. The safety of Oklahoma County is our top priority. Now, six months into the jail's operation, this report will provide an update. When it comes to the facility's population, OCDC relies on the public safety determinations of the D.A.'s office and district judges. We defer to the D.A.'s office and district judges in that regard. The District Attorney has charged a person with a crime. The district court has entered an order requiring that person to be detained at OCDC; we defer to those determinations. Further, it is a court order, and we are required to comply with it. In any event, we indeed cooperate with the public safety determinations by the D.A.'s office and district judges.


The OCDC population is also driven by detainees who have been convicted in district court and sentenced. There is no cell at the Department of Corrections. We work with the Department of Corrections to move detainees into their custody as soon as possible. However, the DOC is limited in how many they can accept at any time. Click to read more


July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Annual Report 2021

Annual report for July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.



January 10, 2022

OSDH Response to 2020-2021 annual report

The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority ("OCCJA") started operating the Oklahoma County detention Center ("OCDC") on July 1, 2020, and was created because of the many difficulties historically experienced in operating the jail. Since that time, OCDC has taken multiple significant steps to improve operation of the jail overall and to improve the conditions related to the health of the detainees in particular... read more