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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

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Three inmates were killed in separate incidents this year at the same private prison. A correctional officer was fatally stabbed by an inmate over the summer. Long hours, dangerous conditions and remote, rural locations have meant fewer guards. The state, with one of the highest incarceration rates in the United States, struggles with violence.
2 months ago·Holdenville, United States

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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Working as a prison guard in Oklahoma is becoming an ever more dangerous job as the state, with one of the highest incarceration rates in the United States, struggles with violence and understaffing at detention facilities .

2 months ago·United States
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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

With one of the highest incarceration rates in the country, Oklahoma has struggled for decades to properly staff its prisons

2 months ago·United States
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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

With one of the highest incarceration rates in the country, Oklahoma has struggled for decades to properly staff its prisons

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

By SEAN MURPHY Associated PressHOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Working as a prison guard in Oklahoma is becoming an ever more dangerous job as the state, with one of the highest incarceration rates in the United States, struggles with violence and understaffing at detention facilities. Long hours, dangerous conditions and remote, rural locations have meant fewer guards and a system plagued with increased killings and violence.Three inmates were killed…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Working as a prison guard in Oklahoma is becoming an ever more dangerous job as the state, with one of the highest incarcera...

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Staffing shortages, violence plague Oklahoma prisons

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Working as a prison guard in Oklahoma is becoming an ever more dangerous job as the state, with one of the highest incarceration rates in the United States, struggles with violence and understaffing at detention facilities. Long hours, dangerous conditions and remote, rural locations have meant fewer guards and a system plagued with increased killings and violence.Three inmates were killed in separate incidents this yea…

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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