FBI and OSBI Investigates OK County Sheriff’s Department
July 26, 2012
Fox 25 OKC reported Wed. night that Oklahoma County jail inmates were put to work making signs for Sheriff Whetsel’s re-election campaign.
OK County Sheriff Admits Inmate Labor Used in Re-Election Campaign
Prisoners were involved in the work that involved hauling rebar then cutting and painting the metal for the Sheriffs political signs. Using county property and inmate labor for personal or political work is a violation of Oklahoma law.
According to Fox 25, the FBI and OSBI is now investigating.
OSBI Investigating OK County Sheriff’s Office Following Fox 25 Investigation
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