OK - Taxpayers may have to pay $13.5 million in LE jail rape settlement

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  1. wfgodot

    wfgodot Former Member

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    Delaware County is not a place where such monies will be unfelt by taxpayers - 18.3% of the population is below
    the poverty line. Just another in a long series of official misconduct and wrongdoing by Oklahoma law enforcement.

    Delaware County Sheriff Jay Blackfox resigns (Daily Oklahoman)
    Delaware County Sheriff Jay Blackfox resigned Friday, two days after
    the county agreed to pay $13.5 million to settle a lawsuit by women alleging
    they were raped and sexually assaulted in the county jail by law enforcement officers.

    Much more, including how the allegations came to light in the first place, at link above.
     
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