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  • Title: NABCJ Main Page
    Descriptive info: .. Talk to Us!.. For more information about our chapter or NABCJ, please contact any of the following people:.. Anita Alford, Oklahoma Dept.. of Corrections, Lawton Community Correctional Center.. Anita may be reached at (580) 248-6703 or by e-mail at.. anita.. alford@doc.. state.. ok.. us.. For questions regarding the web site, contact Michael Aguilar at.. maaguilar@live.. com.. Our mailing address is:.. NABCJ.. P.. O.. Box 3264.. Oklahoma City, OK 73101.. To contact the Webmaster:.. Click Here.. Chapter.. Board Schedule.. Join Chapter.. Officers.. Pres.. Message.. Purpose.. Chapt.. Schedule.. Communications.. Legislative.. Links.. News Flashes.. Newsletter.. Photos.. Art Gallery.. Photo Gallery.. Conference.. Gala 2012 Banquet.. NABCJ TOWN HALL MEETING TELECONFERENCE.. September 11, 2012.. 7:00 PM EST.. The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice President, Carlyle Holder will host the First EverNABCJ Town Hall Meeting Teleconference on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 7:00 PM EST to allow you, the members an opportunity to ask questions, offer suggestions and discuss relevant issues as it pertains to the organization and your NABCJ membership.. This is your opportunity to speak directly with thePresident and the leadership to become actively involved in the organization as you are the reason we exist.. We Look Forward to Your Participation!.. Call Information.. 712-775-7300.. Pass Code: 858100#.. This call will only accommodate 96 callers.. If you are unable to  ...   Hotel, in Norman Oklahoma.. Annual recognitions will be made: Member of the Year, Community Service, and President’s Award during the evening.. Special entertainment and full course dinner is planned.. Facing New Challenges, Renewing Our Commitment is the theme for Conference 2012 to be held at the National Center for Employee Development Conference Center and Hotel in Norman October 12th.. Please plan to attend by contacting your administrator and requesting attendance to this annual training event.. On line registration details will be announced next month.. Tentative workshops include: PREA, Peer Recovery Support, Identify Theft and a Mentoring Panel for Leadership.. GALA Coordinators Joyce Jackson and Rita Cooksey have planned an extra special evening with a gourmet, seated, dinner, live music, special recognitions and presentations.. It will be a most memorable event to celebrate 25 years of committed service in the criminal justice arena in Oklahoma.. Trailblazers, trendsetters, and advocates through the annals of time will be honored.. Reserve your seat today.. President, S A Alford.. Links Below:.. See the flyer for the 2012 NABCJ Gala.. See the information for 2012 Award Nominations.. Register for the Combined Conference with the Oklahoma Correctional Association.. Register for the NABCJ Awards Gala Only.. Location of event:.. National Center for Employee.. Development Conference Center Hotel.. 2901.. East State Highway 9.. Norman, OK, 73071.. HOME..

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  • Title: Message from Chapter President
    Descriptive info: Conf.. Details.. Message from the President - September 19, 2012.. This is the 25th year for the Oklahoma Chapter to network with other organizations and groups to ensure the African American representation and participation as policy makers in the administration of justice nationally, regionally, and locally.. Our chapter organized a student chapter at Langston University to encourages Criminal Justice students to continue a career path that assists the disenfranchised and marginalized persons facing challenges for a better quality of life.. We established the Robert Buckner Scholarship Fund to assist financially any criminal justice student on any campus in Oklahoma with their academic pursuit.. Our organization applauds the contributions of community leaders, legislative caucuses, advocates and faith entities who work diligently to expand awareness and engage action to break unjust barriers.. We recognize exemplary community service annually.. As a partner with the Oklahoma Corrections Association, we planned a combined conference for 2012.. The theme, Facing New Challenges, Renewing Our Commitment, is a reminder of why our chapter exists.. NABCJ started with Robert Buckner, Ted Logan, Joyce Jackson, JD Daniels, Clint Johnson, Rita Cooksey, and a host of others to meet the challenge in the establishment of a professional organization for the employees in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.. They had a vision to build alliances in the criminal justice arena throughout the state, to educate employees in leadership by providing expert training, to connect members to political community initiatives, and to inform with public awareness about the processes in the justice system.. It has been, and continues to be, an honorable time of engagement and involvement.. We have the beginnings for a new platform to serve as a vehicle to influence legislation and public policy formulations in the areas of criminal justice for an impartial administration of justice.. Our objectives and interests for the next twenty five years must herald an inclusive voice for constructive change.. In the years ahead, we must forge a policy which embraces the very reasons for our existence.. We must participate actively in the issues confronting minorities on any front in a pro-active approach to impact the resurgence of racism, biases, and prejudices.. We must support our members as they ascribe to be better and to do better to gain a seat at the table.. We must not only connect the dots, but we must also draw the line.. Every monthly meeting is video conference for accessible participation.. Ask yourself: Is this the new challenge? Is this the way to renew our commitment? Your response is your membership in this prestigious, national organization.. Our chapter started a mentoring  ...   sentences of two sisters to parole after serving sixteen years, contingent upon one sister donating a kidney to the other.. In 1994, Jamie and Gladys Scott were convicted of ambushing two men, hitting each in the head with a shotgun, and stealing $11.. 00 from their wallets.. Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher B.. Epps agreed with the decision to suspend the sentences, stating Jamie Scott's three-times-a-week dialysis costs the state about $190,000 a year.. The rising costs of medical care impacts private citizens as well as those in the care of governmental systems.. Concerns such as accessibility and affordability, led to the passage of a health care reform bill, although constitutionally challenged.. States’ constitutional rights include health care for offenders; however, to what degree, for how much, and for how long became the question for Mississippi, and should be the question for us all.. Research published by the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center in 2008 noted that “78% of offenders returning home were uninsured”.. Upon release, the Scott Sisters medical concerns will be serviced under the auspices of the Health Disparities and Affordable Care Act and Medicaid, and consequently, raise salient issues.. By exercising his executive power, the governor provided an opportunity for equal access to health care for a racial minority to participate in health care reform, which includes coordinated care to manage chronic illnesses, insurance exclusions, and preventive services.. It appears that Governor Barbour has a respect for human life as an inalienable right.. The uniqueness of this issue is the practice to uphold the rights of others and serve the common good.. Rights of incarcerated persons can, and perhaps should, be upheld if the cost to incarcerate is a greater burden to citizens and the mission to protect the public is not compromised.. In response to democratic influence (according to a few perspectives) the Mississippi Governor action polarized the issues surrounding the arrest, trial, and conviction of the Scott Sisters as democracy affords us the opportunity to revisit decisions.. An innate sense of justice performed by a state’s executive power may lead a pursuit for democratic, restorative justice of civil rights to the fullest extent.. Regardless of the motive, issues provide a mechanism for policy change, and when addressed, the outcome may result in the formulation of new public policy impacting both state and federal government.. Should not we in Oklahoma revisit our incarceration rank of # 1 in the nation for women at the average age of 35 as well as our incarceration rate in the state of 30% for African American males from an African American population of 8%?..

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  • Title: NABCJ Executive Board
    Descriptive info: Executive Board Meeting Schedule 2013.. Department of Corrections.. 3400 Martin Luther King Avenue.. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.. Director s Conference Room.. 12:00 p.. m.. – 1:00 p.. Feb.. 25.. April 22.. May 20.. June 24.. Aug.. 26.. Sept.. 23.. Oct.. 28..

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  • Title: NABCJ Main Page
    Descriptive info: Click here to download a membership application..

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  • Title: NABCJ Chapter Officers
    Descriptive info: Swearing-In Ceremony, 2011.. Pictured from left to right: Leroy Young- Vice President; Beverly Henderson-Secretary; Myrna Roberts-Treasurer; Anita Alford-President; Christe Sweat- Membership Chair; and Stephanie Edwards-Financial Secretary.. 2011 Officers.. Anita Alford, President.. Leroy Young,.. Vice-President.. Beverly Henderson,.. Secretary.. Myrna Roberts,.. Treasurer.. Stephanie Edwards,.. Financial Secretary.. Clarence Blades,.. Parliamentarian.. Christe Sweat.. ,.. Membership Chair.. NABCJ Advisors Executive Board:.. Ted Logan, Joyce Jackson, Reginald Hines.. By-Laws.. Click here to download a copy.. of our By-Laws in Word format..

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  • Title: Purpose and Objectives
    Descriptive info: Our Purpose.. The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice seeks to focus attention on relevant legislation, law enforcement, prosecution, and defense-related needs and practices, with emphasis on the courts, corrections, and the prevention of crime.. Among its chief concerns is the general welfare and increase influence of African Americans and people of color as it relates to the administration of justice.. NABCJ is designed to serve the needs of African Americans and people of color at all levels, including nonprofessionals, paraprofessionals, and professionals.. Anyone can become a member of the Association.. The National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice  ...   participation as policy makers in the administration of justice nationally, regionally, and locally.. To aggressively assist in recruiting African American and other minorities for all areas and levels of the criminal justice system.. To stimulate research and other documentation related to minorities and the criminal justice system.. To actively encourage and support the development of local, community, state, and regional chapters.. To serve as a vehicle for input into legislation and public policy formulations in areas of criminal justice related to crime, the administration of justice, and crime prevention.. To network with other organizations and groups with similar objectives and interests..

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  • Title: Chapter Meeting Schedule
    Descriptive info: Full Chapter Meeting Schedule.. DATE.. : October 12, 2012.. TIME.. : 4PM - 4:30PM.. LOCATION.. : Conference in Norman.. (Future dates to be announced)..

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  • Title: News Flashes
    Descriptive info: Posted August 12, 2012 - 2012 Award Nominations.. This year the Oklahoma chapter of NABCJ-OKC will proudly and jointly honor the accomplishments of exceptional individuals whose leadership and unselfish commitment to the citizens of Oklahoma has resulted in improving the quality of life for all Oklahomans.. NABCJ is accepting nominations for:.. Community Service Award.. Member of the Year.. President s Award.. The individual selected for each category will be honored during the NABCJ 25th Anniversary Gala, Wednesday 10 October 2012.. Click this.. here.. for access to the descriptions of each award and the form to submit nomitations.. (This will download a copy or open directly into Microsoft Word).. Posted August 12, 2012 - 2012 OCA/NABCJ Combined Conference.. Our chapter will celebrate its 25th Anniversary by having a banquet Wednesday 10 October.. Click.. to see the flyer.. Posted November 5, 2011- 2011 Scholarship Award.. The recipient of the Dickens, Logan Jackson Scholarship Award 2011 is Ms Princess Brown, a Liberal Arts major, at Langston University.. Ms.. Brown wrote an award winning essay describing her goal work with high risk African American females.. Featured on the Langston Tulsa Campus, left to right: Dr.. Art Williams, Coordinator, Sociology, Arts Sciences, Langston University; Ms.. Princess Brown, Award Recipient; S.. Anita Alford, NABCJ President; Ann Tandy, OCP Memorial Foundation; and Christie Sweat, NABCJ Membership Chair.. Posted September 20, 2011- Gospel Fest Update.. NABCJ-OK is hosting a pre-conference.. GOSPEL FEST.. featuring gospel presentations in word, dance and song:.. Date Time: Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm.. Place: Allen Chapel AME Church, 1400 NE 13'th Street, Oklahoma City (the church is at the corner of NE 13'th and Kate).. Contact Coordinator Apryl Owens at(405) 848-3895 for more information.. Posted September 18, 2011.. President Anita Alford sent a letter to Governor Fallin stating that the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ) supports the Pardon and Parole Board’s recommendation for commutation of the Life Without Parole Sentence for Larry Yarborough.. Click here to read the letter.. September 16, 2011: St.. Louis Pictures.. Here are some shots from the National Conference in July 2011:.. Above: NATIONAL CONFERENCE ST LOUIS MISSOURI AWARDS DINNER JULY 2011.. September 6, 2011: Conference Registration.. The NABCJ-OK, OCA and O-C-P combined conference scheduled for October 14, 2011 has an online registration process.. Click here to register for this one-day conference.. Click here to go to our Conference page for more details and links.. September 6, 2011: Awards Nominations.. This year the NABCJ-OK, OCA and O-C-P will proudly and jointly honor the accomplishments of exceptional individuals.. The NABCJ Oklahoma chapter award committee is requesting nominations by current members of individuals who have selflessly given of themselves to those around them.. Nominations will be accepted in the following categories;.. President's Award.. Awards in all categories will be honored during the 2nd Annual Employee All About You Combined Conference 2011.. The deadline for nominations is October 3, 2011.. Please don't miss this opportunity to nominate a deserving individual.. Click link below for an information packed and nomination form.. Click here to download an information packet that includes award criteria and a nomination form in Microsoft Word format.. Click here to download an information packet that includes award criteria and a nomination form in Adobe PDF format.. August 24, 2011.. Kate Richey, Policy Analyst, Oklahoma Policy Institute, announced the release of the second post in a three-part series by Oklahoma Policy Institute examining the persistence of racial disparities in unemployment, Oklahoma’s Unemployment Gap (Part Two).. Click here to read the full report.. August 15, 2011: 2011 Combined Conference Scheduled.. NABCJ-OK, OCA and O-C-P have announced a combined training and employee conference for 2011.. Conference Title: 2'nd Annual Employee Conference - All About You II.. Date: October 14, 2011.. Location: Embassy Suites, Norman, Oklahoma.. A block of rooms has been set aside for attendees at the Embassy Suites for October 13-14.. Click here to reserve rooms.. July 8, 2011: New President's Message.. Click here to read the new Message from the President of NABCJ-Oklahoma.. July 7, 2011: GOSPEL FEST Postponed.. The scheduled July 8, 2011 NABCJ Gospel Fest Event has been POSTPONED at this time in efforts to accommodate additional interested talents.. Additional information will be provided soon of the new date, time and location.. We are expecting a spectacular event and sincere apologies are expressed by NABCJ for any inconveniences to the talents who had already committed.. Karen White, Event Chairperson.. Beverly Henderson, NABCJ Secretary.. June 16, 2011: GALA Photo Galleries Online.. The photos taken by Mr.. Bill Broiles at the April 29, 2011 GALA for Lifetime members are now online.. Click here and scroll down to the GALA title.. June 9, 2011: Facebook Message from Anita Alford.. You are encouraged to use.. FACEBOOK on the WEB.. This is our connection for communication.. Let's share ideas, information, insights; leave your message for the membership.. Our chapter is great because of your involvement.. You may browse for our Facebook page by opening your own Facebook page and typing in the search term NABCJ.. You will see the link for the Oklahoma chapter.. You may also click the link below:.. Facebook:.. http://www.. facebook.. com/pages/NABCJ-Oklahoma-Chapter/206572619356949.. June 9, 2011: Board Meeting Message from Anita Alford.. Greetings Everyone,.. Please plan to participate in the next Board Meeting, Thursday, June 16 at Noon in the Director's Conference Room.. Please encourage members to hook up link in through video conferencing.. Instructions for Video-Conferencing:.. If you are planning on attending the NABCJ meetings from your facility via video conferencing, please schedule the dates and times with Information Technology (IT) or the person that oversees/manages your equipment at your facility to make sure that there are not any other video-conferencing scheduled on the dates and times as this meeting.. (Dates are listed below.. ) I will need for everyone to RVSP me of the facility/location where you will be attending by no later than (.. ???.. Date prior to the meeting.. ).. The IPC Address that you will use on the dialing equipment is: 25020820886.. This number may have been saved to your directory already, due to the Public Information Officer (PIO) at your facility uses this IPC Address for PIO Meetings.. You may want to check with them to see what name it is saved under.. Otherwise, you will have to manually dial in the number.. All members in the OKC Metro area can come to the DOC Administration Building in the Director’s Conference Room to participate in the video conference.. Please RSVP with me if this is your plan to participate.. June 8, 2011: Gospel Music Explosion.. The heart and soul of NABCJ is to the tune of GOSPEL.. ” The sound of music, lifts the spirit, encourages the heart, sets the soul afire.. On Friday, July 8, a musical explosion sponsored by NABCJ will take place at 7 :00  ...   appropriations.. Soon if the Legislature and Governor do not take action, the number of furlough days will increase.. Please help bring attention to this travesty and show up strong.. You cannot continue to take furlough days while staffing levels hover dangerously low and inmate capacity is at 99%.. You cannot afford to balance the budget on your back and it is unfair that you are being forced to do just that.. Parking is available on the east side of the Capitol.. Please forward to co-workers.. For additional information, please contact OPEA at 405.. 524.. 6764 or 800.. 880.. 6732.. December 16, 2010.. Message from Faye Tucker: News on Disparity in Sentencing.. Advocates will fast and pray for justice on December 22, the 10-year anniversary of Clinton crack cocaine commutations.. The campaign has set up a site (.. ipetitions.. com/petition/pres_obama-useyourpowertocorrectinjustice/.. ) and a Facebook page, “Holiday Fast and Prayer for Justice,” (.. com/#!/event.. php?eid=173873379301719.. ) where others can commit to fasting and prayer and sign a petition to President Obama on behalf of those behind bars under the old crack cocaine sentencing structure.. Click the links above, or download the news release by.. October 18, 2010.. We are pleased to announce that the Oklahoma Conference Missions Society of the AME Church has donated Travel Bags for the NABCJ OCA OCP Combined Conference.. Pictured below are President Anita Alford, Conference Chair, Karen White , and Missions President Saundra Lucas.. We have also included pictures of the donated items.. October 8, 2010.. Faye Tucker, Transition Coordinator, OK DOC, would like to remind members of the 2010 State Election Community Political Forum scheduled for Wednesday, October 13, 2010 in Oklahoma City.. This forum is co-sponsored by the Urban League of Greater OKC Young Professionals and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, OKC chapter.. Click here to download a flyer with forum details.. October 6, 2010.. Below is a link to a short news story (video) announcing, “Let’s Do Right By Our Children”, an initiative to address an educational crisis (low performance) pertaining to African American youth.. Community leaders are reaching out to the community to assist in addressing this problem.. A community wide meeting will be held Monday, October 11, 2010, 6:00pm at Douglas High School (Martin Luther King NE 10th).. Since we are addressing our most precious commodities—our youth—our future, I’d say this is an effort we should support!.. Faye Tucker, Transition Coordinator, OK DOC.. Click here to view the video Let's Do Right by our Children.. September 30, 2010.. Our chapter will be holding an election for chapter officers at the upcoming.. One-Day Combined Training Conference on October 20.. The voting poll will be open at 8:00 a.. on October 20 and will close promptly at 4:00 p.. on the same day.. The following offices are open for nominations:.. President (current nominee: Anita Alford).. Vice-President (current nominee: Leroy Young).. Secretary (current nominee: Beverly Henderson).. Financial Secretary (current nominee: Stephanie Edwards).. Treasurer (current nominee: Myrna Roberts).. Parliamentarian (current nominee: Clarence Blades).. Additional nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee Chair, Pam Ramsey, via email at.. pam.. ramsey@doc.. or by fax at 405-425-2578 no later than Friday, October 8.. All nominees must be current chapter members.. Click here to download a document that contains general information and nomination and voting forms in Word format.. (If you can't open Word documents, click the link below to download the document in Adobe PDF format.. ).. Click here to download the above document in PDF format.. September 21, 2010.. We are proud to announce a one-day combined training conference on.. October 20, 2010.. , presented by the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice - Oklahoma Chapter, the Oklahoma Correctional Association, and the Oklahoma Corrections Professionals for members of all three associations.. This conference is TOTALLY FREE for members of all three associations!.. Click here for conference details.. September 1, 2010.. Each year the Oklahoma chapter of NABCJ honors exceptional individuals whose leadership and unselfish commitment to the citizens of Oklahoma has resulted in improving the quality of life for all Oklahomans.. The awards ceremony to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals will be held on October 20, 2010 during the All About You Combined Conference 2010.. NABCJ is now accepting nominations for each of the following categories:.. Click here for details, nomination criteria, and a nomination form.. Please note that nominations must be received by October 1, 2010 at 5:00 pm in order to be considered for an award.. August 29, 2010.. Faye Tucker, Transitional Coordinator for DOC, sent some news on the new Oklahoma Distracted Driving Law, and related matters.. This law applies to all of us who drive, including drivers of state vehicles.. Click here to read the details.. July 29, 2010.. Faye Tucker, Transitional Coordinator for DOC, sent some news on the effort to end disparity on crack sentencing.. from Laura Murphy, Director of the Washington Legislative Office,.. American Civil Liberties Union, to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.. July 26, 2010.. We have posted an excellent article on the effort to end disparity in crack sentencing.. Reginald Hines serves on the Justice Roundtable Committee.. Click here to download article.. July 14, 2010 Training Opportunity!.. NABCJ is sponsoring a 1-day training workshop:.. “Debt Reduction and ID Karate”.. on July 14, 2010 at the DOC Administration North Conference Room.. The training will be from 11:00 a.. to 2:00 p.. Please RSVP by e-mail to Etta Thomas at.. etta.. thomas@doc.. no later than July 12, 2010 if you plan to attend.. Click here to download the workshop agenda and speaker's biography.. June 7, 2010 - NOTICE: This item requires immediate attention - please read and respond by June 18, 2010!.. (From Anita Alford).. Members are encouraged to collectively sponsor a child/children for $50.. 00 each for the J.. H.. Bowman Annual Youth Camp Life Skills Training Camp July 19 - 25, 2010 at Lake Eufaula.. This year the camp will focus on children (ages 12-17) of employees who are deployed and also at risk children from broken homes and of incarcerated parents.. The camp provides each child an opportunity to experience a weeklong retreat in a nurturing, learning, mentoring, positive and fun environment.. Pledge your $50.. 00 or any amount towards sponsorship by sending it to the Treasurer, Ruth Littlejohn, NABCJ Post Office Box 3264 OKC OK 73101 by 18 June.. May 7, 2010.. The pictures from the April 24, 2010 Family cookout have been placed online.. Click here to go to the slide show.. We have a few caps and t-shirts from the cookout left for sale.. We have 1 small shirt, 8 medium shirts, and 1 cap left for $10 each.. Contact Deanna Dixon at.. jjdeadix@oklahomacounty.. to purchase items.. We have posted a few pictures of the cap and shirt below:.. Click here to read archived communications..

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  • Title: Legislative Page
    Descriptive info: Legislative News.. Posted August 24, 2011.. Message from Kate Richey, Policy Analyst, Oklahoma Policy Institute:.. We have released the second post in a three-part series by Oklahoma Policy Institute examining the persistence of racial disparities in unemployment, Oklahoma’s Unemployment Gap (Part Two): Why the labor market isn’t colorblind.. Part Two explores underlying and immediate causes for the state’s black-white unemployment gap and suggests reasons for its persistence.. An excerpt:.. Despite a litany of post-election commentary in 2008 and high-profile best-selling books heralding the end of racism in America, scholarly research is unequivocal on the question of hiring discrimination against black applicants: it’s alive and well.. Sociologist Devah Pager’s groundbreaking peer-reviewed research has demonstrated that black applicants without a criminal record are less likely to get call-backs from prospective employers than white applicants with a criminal record and just released from prison.. Click here to read the full article.. Feel free to forward, share or re-post.. Cheers, Kate.. Posted March 11, 2011.. Click the link below to read a letter from Brian Bush, J.. D.. , Oklahoma Christian University, regarding HB 2131.. This bill was created to promote effective criminal justice strategies that help facilitate breaking the cycle of incarceration.. Click here to download letter.. Bills of Interest Contact Info.. (Posted March 19, 2010).. Here's a listing of DOC bills of interest for our members.. Should folk want their reps to support or not support a certain measure, the link to the reps are here for easy access.. Find your Legislators.. capitolconnect.. com/oklahoma/default.. aspx.. House Directory.. okhouse.. gov/Members/MemberListing.. Senate Directory.. oksenate.. gov/Senators/directoryalpha.. htm.. DOC Bills of Interest.. ecapitol.. net/docreports/All_Monitored_Bills.. Bill tracking.. http://webserver1.. lsb.. us/WebBillStatus/main.. html.. Legend for Flags.. #.. Amended by the House.. @ Amended by the Senate.. x Stricken Title.. $ Appropriation Bill.. c Carryover Bill.. e Emergency Clause.. d Dormant.. s Committee Substitute.. / Stricken Enacting Clause.. a Constitutional Amendment.. Measure.. Flags.. Chamber.. Status.. Date.. Title.. HB1298.. #cs S REF TO APPR 3/17/2009 Zone of safety for convicted sex offenders-Delete certain age limitation.. HB1350.. #cs H GENERAL ORDER 2/25/2010 Elections; voter registration; voting rights convicted felons; modify.. HB1505.. #xcs S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/19/200 Creating Juli's Law-Require DNA testing for certain felonies.. HB1662.. c S REF TO JUD 3/18/2009 Motor vehicle-Prohibit displaying materials harmful to minors.. HB1697.. c S REF TO JUD 3/12/2009 Inmate reports-Court clerk to request from Department of Corrections prior to hearing.. HB1702.. c H GENERAL ORDER 2/24/2009 Forfeiture of property; gang-related offense.. HB1748.. c S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/19/2009 Criminal Justice Resource Center-Delete duty-Repeal Oklahoma Sentencing Commission.. HB1773.. c H GENERAL ORDER 2/12/2009 Private prison contractors and vendors; provide documentation to DOC.. HB1781.. #cs H GENERAL ORDER 2/26/2009 Prisons; housing contract requirements; prison contractors.. HB1887.. C S REF TO APPR 3/17/2009 Eligible offender-Modifying definition-Community punishments.. HB2005.. #cs S INTRODUCED 3/11/2010 Penalties for DUI-Specify scope of prohibited acts-Modify penalties.. HB2080.. #@c H CCR SUBMITTED 5/20/2009 Gangs-Make certain acts unlawful; forfeiture of property.. HB2297.. # S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/11/2010Intoxicating liquors-Increase penalties for underage drinking.. HB2313.. S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/11/2010 Authorizing filing of juvenile proceedings-Modify definition of sexual battery.. HB2604.. #s S INTRODUCED 3/8/2010 Criminal procedure-Increase statute of limitations for certain crime.. HB2630.. #xe S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/11/2010 Sex offenders-Assign certain to active electronic monitoring upon release from custody.. HB2729.. S REF TO JUD 3/8/2010 Juvenile justice-Authorize use of chemical agents/electroshock weapons under certain circumstances.. HB2732.. #s S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/11/2010 Spread of infectious diseases-Expand scope of certain prohibited acts.. HB2746.. #s S INTRODUCED 3/11/2010 Revocation of driving privileges due to certain offenses-Remove requirement.. HB2852.. #s H REF ENGROSSMENT 3/11/2010 Administrative Procedures Act; emergency rules; modifying procedure.. HB2922.. S INTRODUCED 3/11/2010 Inmate capacity notification process-Specify.. HB2934.. # S REF TO JUD 3/8/2010 Sex offenders-Expand information collected.. HB2941.. # S INTRODUCED 3/11/2010 DNA Index System-Make software and database structures confidential and exempt from disclosure.. HB2965.. #es S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/11/2010 Sex offenders/child rape-Modify and add penalties.. HB2998.. #xs S REF TO AP-PUBSA 3/11/2010 Authorizing DOC to implement a pilot program for certain inmates.. HB3158.. S REF TO JUD 3/8/2010 Drug Court Act-Authorize extension of supervision period.. HB3225.. #s H GENERAL ORDER 2/23/2010 Rape; adding circumstance to rape definition.. HB3255.. H GENERAL ORDER 2/9/2010 Motor vehicles; negligent homicide.. HB3264.. S INTRODUCED 3/11/2010 Ignition interlock device standards-Authorize Bd of Tests for Alcohol and Drug Influence to approve.. HB3289.. #s S INTRODUCED 3/8/2010 Sentencing powers-Sex offenders-Prohibit residence near victims.. HB3378.. #x  ...   (Posted March 13, 2010).. Here's an interesting New York Times opinion piece about pending bills to end the current disparity in sentencing for these two crimes.. Click here to read the article.. You might want to contact your legislators about this important issue.. Senator Tom Coburn Link.. (Posted March 9, 2010).. squarestate.. net/showDiary.. do?diaryId=9438.. This link is for informational purposes only.. The organization is not making an official statement in favor of or against Senator Coburn, but to keep our membership aware so you may make informed decisions and to encourage you to exercise your right to voice your opinion and express your concerns as a citizen.. Review the article and if you agree or disagree, contact Senator Coburn.. What is done in Washington affects us in Oklahoma.. President Alford.. Support Full Funding for the Second Chance Act!.. (Posted March 4, 2010).. Faye Tucker, Legislative Liaison for NABCJ-Oklahoma, provided this important notice from Leah Kane, Justice Center, Coucil of State Governments, in Bethesda, Maryland:.. Thank you for your interest in and support of the Second Chance Act.. Thanks to your support, Second Chance Act grant programs received $100 million in fiscal year 2010.. The President has requested $100 million for Second Chance Act grant programs in fiscal year 2011, which begins on October 1, 2010.. Congress has begun reviewing the President’s budget, and we now need to demonstrate to Members of Congress the breadth and depth of support for the Second Chance Act in communities across the country.. There are two things your organizations can do now to support the Second Chance Act:.. 1.. Sign the attached.. National Support Letter.. requesting full funding for the Second Chance Act in FY2011.. Any local, state, or national organization involved in reentry is welcome to sign the letter.. We collected 270 signatures last spring, and we hope to collect even more this year.. If your organization would like to sign the letter, please send me the name of your organization, and the city and state of your organization if it works at the state or local level,.. by March 22, 2010.. Click here to download the Support Letter.. 2.. Send a letter directly from your organization to the House and Senate members who represent the areas where you provide services.. The attached.. FY11 Information Packet.. includes a sample letter of support and instructions for contacting Members of Congress.. A brief fact sheet about the Second Chance Act is also attached.. Click here to download the Information Packet.. , and.. click here to download the fact sheet.. Please feel free to forward these materials on to any of your members, colleagues and friends who might be interested.. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.. Thank you!.. Leah Kane.. Justice Center.. Council of State Governments.. 4630 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 650.. Bethesda, MD 20814.. (240) 482-8585.. Let's Support HB2998!.. The House voted 92-0 for passage of HB 2998! Please contact your State Senator(s) now and ask their support for HB 2998!! Please see below article for details.. Thanks!(Faye Tucker).. Story reported by KOCO.. com 3/2/2010 , 5:57 p.. ((CST)) copied and brought to OKCURE by LeAnne Jones.. HOUSE BILL 2998.. ONLY APPLIES TO NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS WITH FAMILIES.. OKLAHOMA CITY--- Legislation creates a pilot program that seeks to establish re-entry and diversion programs to allow non-violent offender mothers to receive community-based services in lieu of incarceration unanimously passed the House Monday.. House Bill 2998, by Rep Kris Steele, would encourage re-entry and diversion programs as opposed to jail time for non-violent female offenders in allowing them to receive rehabilitative services while maintaining contact with their family.. Oklahoma incarcerates more women then any other state in the nation.. It's incarceration rate for women is 131 per 100,000 residents, almost twice that national average of 69 per 100,000.. Most women prison inmates, 68 percent are in prison for non-violent offenses.. This bill will give women convicted of non-violent crimes to access rehabilitative services that have proven effective, said Steele.. As policy-makers, we can be both though and smart on crime.. The average prison stay for a non-violent woman is less than a year, but the impact on their children is lifelong and devastating.. In-home rehabilitative services will keep these families together and allow Oklahoma women to receive the help they desperately need.. The bill passed the House with a vote of 92-0 and will next be considered by the Senate..

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    Descriptive info: Leroy Young, Oklahoma Dept.. of Corrections, Clara Waters Community Corrections Center.. Leroy may be reached at (405) 254-3200 or by e-mail at.. ll.. young@doc.. For questions regarding the web site, contact Dr.. Roger O.. Alford at.. camelot@xanadoo.. Box 3264.. Site by Alford's Webs.. Links of Interest.. NABCJ National Website.. CLEET (Oklahoma Council of Law Enforcement Training).. NIC (National Institute of Corrections).. Oklahoma Employees Credit Union.. (Enjoy the benefits of credit union membership with Oklahoma Employees Credit Union as a NABCJ member!).. OCA (Oklahoma Corrections Association).. Training Opportunities.. Oklahoma Dept.. of Corrections Training.. Online Microsoft Office Training Courses..

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