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Accepting our highest-in-the-world incarceration rate means believing that Oklahomans are the worst people - Oklahoma Policy Institute
We knew the day would come when Oklahoma surpassed Louisiana as the highest-incarcerating state in the highest-incarcerating country in the world. After Louisiana's legislature passed a sweeping criminal justice reform package in 2017, Oklahoma Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh said that he "expect[s] Oklahoma's incarceration rate to eventually be the country's highest." As it turns out,…