Juvenile Justice http://publicradiotulsa.org en Making the Case for Both of the Upcoming Tulsa County Jail-Tax Propositions http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/making-case-both-upcoming-tulsa-county-jail-tax-propositions <p>Prison overcrowding is, unfortunately, a well-known nationwide phenomenon. It's also a familiar and quite serious problem here in our own backyard, as it were, and thus many local residents feel that if we don't step up and take action, it's only going to worsen --- that is, it'll go from very bad to even worse. On Tuesday, April 1st, Tulsa County voters will be asked to consider two sales-tax initiatives. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:44:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 56729 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Making the Case for Both of the Upcoming Tulsa County Jail-Tax Propositions StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Brent Wolfe of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-conversation-brent-wolfe-tulsa-county-juvenile-bureau <p>On this edition of ST on Health, guest host John Henning Schumann conducts an interesting conversation with Brent Wolfe, director of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau. Most of us probably already know that Oklahoma's incarceration rate is alarmingly high --- our state ranks a shameful third in the nation in this regard --- but what might not be as commonly known is that many of these incarcerated adults began to run afoul of the law as juvenile offenders. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:41:44 +0000 Rich Fisher 49552 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Brent Wolfe of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau