High participation in Oklahoma County ‘vet court’ forces organizers to find bigger venue
About 30 veterans charged with nonviolent felonies initially were approved for the program; today, there are 72 program participants with more than a dozen pending approval.
Organizers for an Oklahoma County program that seeks to keep troubled veterans out of jail said a recent problem with overcapacity is a good problem to have.
Participation in the county’s “vet court” program is so high organizers had to move the weekly meeting from a room in the downtown courthouse annex to a large conference room across the...
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