Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks Announcing Investigation of Oklahoma's Mental Health Service System and Oklahoma City's and Oklahoma Police Department's Response to Mental Health Crises

Remarks as Prepared for DeliveryGood morning, everyone. My name is Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the ...

November 20, 2022
1:18 AM

Remarks as Prepared for DeliveryGood morning, everyone. My name is Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice.Today, I am announcing that the Justice Department is opening an investigation into the State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Police Department. We will determine whether the State of Oklahoma and Oklahoma City discriminate against adults with behavioral health disabilities living in Oklahoma County.

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