Police Misconduct Blog


Oklahoma County Jail Can No Longer Hold Juveniles After Inmate Death

Oklahoma County Jail Can No Longer Hold Juveniles After Inmate Death

In July, a surprise inspection of the Oklahoma County Jail by the state Health Department resulted in the facility being barred from holding juveniles. In addition, inspectors found that procedures were violated in the June 24th death in custody of an adult detainee.
Lee Chouteau, 31, was...







Governor Orders Closure of Notorious New Jersey Women’s Prison

Governor Orders Closure of Notorious New Jersey Women’s Prison

On June 7, Governor Phil Murphy ordered the closure of the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility (EMCF), New Jersey’s only state prison for women. The move comes after the Governor’s office released its findings about a brutal cell extraction that took place on January 11. The incident led...