Jennifer Palmer
Watchdog Investigative Reporter

Jennifer Palmer joined The Oklahoman staff in 2008 and, after five years on the business desk, is now digging deeper through investigative work. She's been recognized with awards in public service reporting and personal column writing. Prior to joining the The Oklahoman, she reported on breaking news and crime at The Omaha World-Herald and was a member of a team recognized by the American Society of Newspaper Editors for their coverage of the Westroads Mall shooting in 2007. Palmer is a native of Norman and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where she was also a columnist for The Oklahoma Daily.

Jennifer Palmer Tue, May. 05 2015 04:01:04 PM CST Behind the story: Oklahoma drug offenders LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, May. 04 2015 02:09:12 PM CST I'm blogging too :) LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, May. 04 2015 02:08:51 PM CST Behind the story: Life without parole for drugs LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, May. 04 2015 11:42:38 AM CST Yes, yes yes. I hate plastic. LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, May. 04 2015 10:42:21 AM CST Here's the full story on the 50-some drug offenders handed the harshest punishment short of death. LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, May. 04 2015 10:40:35 AM CST Read the full story on the drug offenders serving lwop LINK
Jennifer Palmer Fri, May. 01 2015 07:15:06 PM CST Leland Dodd: behind bars nearly 25 years for pot. #theoklahoman #drugsentencing #lifewithoutparole LINK
Jennifer Palmer Thu, Apr. 30 2015 04:55:52 PM CST think only major drug kingpins get life without parole in Oklahoma? Not so. Check out my Sunday story in @theoklahoman #prison #lifers
Jennifer Palmer Tue, Apr. 21 2015 02:57:45 PM CST Board denies parole to Jimmy Massey, former suspect in Carina Saunders murder LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, Apr. 20 2015 11:54:08 AM CST Former suspect in Bethany killing is now being considered for parole in Oklahoma LINK
Jennifer Palmer Tue, Apr. 14 2015 10:56:37 AM CST Should kids be subjected to pepper spray? OJA thinks so... LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, Apr. 06 2015 02:47:30 PM CST Seeking clemency: Oklahoma woman seeks change in 30-year child abuse sentence LINK
Jennifer Palmer Tue, Mar. 31 2015 01:17:09 PM CST RT @grahambrewer: Jari Askins is out, Highway Patrol chief is in: New Oklahoma Pardon & Parole Board director selected LINK
Jennifer Palmer Fri, Mar. 27 2015 12:00:07 PM CST Let’s find a solution for our state's prescription drug abuse problem #AddictedOklahoma LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, Feb. 16 2015 04:24:42 PM CST Quake Debate: Science questioned while state's earthquake studies go unfinished LINK via @tulsaworld
Jennifer Palmer Fri, Feb. 13 2015 01:49:23 PM CST Reading: Oklahoma City homeless man finds purpose in keeping stretch of NW 23 clean LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, Feb. 09 2015 02:00:46 PM CST Gold stolen in Oklahoma City prompts Secret Service investigation LINK
Jennifer Palmer Mon, Feb. 02 2015 10:48:58 AM CST Innocence Project's quest to free Karl Fontenot from prison denied by Ada judge LINK
Jennifer Palmer Sun, Feb. 01 2015 11:42:48 AM CST RT @grahambrewer: Even though Gov. Fallin no longer has say in nonviolent cases, paroles are harder to come by in Okla: LINK
Jennifer Palmer Tue, Jan. 27 2015 10:50:04 AM CST RT @grahambrewer: Pretty damn excited about moving into the new @TheOklahoman digs. LINK