Oklahoma County jail officials dispute Department of Justice report

Y MICHAEL BAKER AND VALLERY BROWN Oklahoman    

Published: July 8, 2010

The Oklahoma County jail had a higher homicide rate than any other large local jail in the nation during a seven-year period beginning in 2000, according to a U.S. Justice Department study that is being criticized by local officials.

“Statistics are statistics,” said Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Mark Myers.

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