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State's High Female Prison Rate Continues (Jan 31, 2011)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Figures from Oklahoma Watch show women in the state are more likely to be in prison than their counterparts elsewhere in the country.

In 2004, the state imprisoned more than 10 times as many women per capita as some other states.

Oklahoma's been ranked top in the nation for the percentage of the state's female population that's in prison.

 



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