Interim Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh
Interim Correction Director Joe Allbaugh faces numerous challenges in the prison system. width=
Credit: Michael Willmus / Oklahoma Watch

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.

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