Oklahoma County Jail facing fines from health department

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma County Jail is facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

The department filed a case late last month after they found multiple and repeated deficiencies within the jail.

The jail is staring down the barrel of about $350,000 in fines.

This is after an unannounced follow-up inspection from the state health department where multiple and repeated issues were found and listed in the official filing as “…life safety and health, and security violations…”

These included issues ranging from monitoring inmates, to inmates having prescription meds, to pest control problems. The full filing can be read below.

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