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The Oklahoman OpinionTHE continuing move to change the way Oklahoma County approaches criminal justice is exemplified in the work of District Judge Cindy Truong, who makes it a point to bring her courtroom to the county jail on weekends.
The Oklahoman's Josh Dulaney wrote recently about Truong's Saturday and Sunday visits to the jail, where for the past three months she has issued roughly 15 releases per weekend for men and women being held on nonviolent charges.
This isn't opening the floodgates — it's a smart way to slightly reduce the number of offenders being held at the jail, which for years has struggled with overcrowding.Read more on NewsOK.com
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OK County judge's weekend work helps ease jail's crowding