OKWatch Radio: A Sobering Evaluation from Prisons Chief

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Interim Correction Director Joe Allbaugh faces numerous challenges in the prison system. width=

Interim Corrections Department chief Joe Allbaugh faces long-standing, seemingly intractable problems in the prison system. On top of that, his department faces a budget shortfall and the prison population continues to climb.

In interviews, Allbaugh talks candidly about the issues and says he is decisive, and Oklahomans are waiting to see what he is able to accomplish – and whether he’ll stay around.