To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, October 22, 2020

New Observercast

Observercast 38: Can Community Policing Come To Sheriff’s Office?

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Across the nation, the Black Lives Matter movement in response to police brutality has thrust lower-profile local governments under the microscope. That is especially true in Oklahoma’s largest county, where the sheriff’s office lost control of the scandal-plagued county jail and county commissioners came under fire for diverting millions in federal CARES Act funding to jail repairs. In the first of our pre-election Observercasts — Episode 38: Can Community Policing Come To The Sheriff’s Office? — Wayland Cubit, the Democratic nominee for sheriff, details his plans to transform the sheriff’s office and restore public confidence in it.