DOC director pleasantly "surprised"
4:23 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Tulsa Country Sheriff Drops Lawsuit Against State Department Of Corrections

Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz says he's dropping his lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections.

Sheriff Stanley Glanz
Sheriff Stanley Glanz
Credit Tulsa County Sheriff's Department

Glanz had filed the lawsuit last year — asking the court to order the corrections department to take state inmates that were being held in the Tulsa Jail.

Glanz told the Tulsa World that under new DOC director Robert Patton, state inmates are being moved out of the jail quickly.

Patton called the dismissal of the lawsuit "a pleasant surprise.

  _________________________________

KGOU is a community-supported news organization and relies on contributions from readers and listeners to fulfill its mission of public service to Oklahoma and beyond. Donate online, or by contacting our Membership department.