Fewer inmates being paroled since Fallin took office, records show

In Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin’s first two years in office, the number of paroles granted to the state’s inmates has dropped sharply. Last year, fewer than 500 were paroled. In 2004, while Brad Henry was in office, more than 2,000 inmates were paroled.

BY ANDREW KNITTLE Published: March 25, 2013
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In Gov. Mary Fallin’s first two years in office, the number of paroles granted to the state’s inmates has dropped sharply.

Last year, fewer than 500 were paroled. In 2004, while Brad Henry was in office, more than 2,000 inmates were paroled in a single year.

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