According to the Department of Corrections, a lockdown has been lifted at many state prisons in Oklahoma.
Officials say that ODOC is now allowing controlled movement of inmates at most of the male minimum-security facilities, minimum-security units at medium-security prisons, and all female prisons.
Officials say that correctional officers will be moving small groups of inmates to allow them use of the prison telephones, outdoor recreation time, access to dining halls, and daily, structured shower access.
Officials with ODOC say they will also be sending inmates in education programs back to the classroom, as well as farm and industry workers back to assigned jobs.
Mid-September, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections initiated a state-wide prison lockdown after gang-related violence took place at six prisons.
Officials say that dozens of inmates were injured and one killed as a result of the fights that occurred within a 24-hour period.
ODOC officials say that visitation still remain canceled at all prison facilities.
Minimum-security facilities are listed below:
Bill Johnson Correctional Center, Alva
Howard McLeod Correctional Center, Atoka
Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, McAlester
Jess Dunn Correctional Center, Taft
Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center, Hodgen
John Lilley Correctional Center, Boley
Medium-security facilities with minimum-security are listed below:
Dick Conner Correctional Center, Hominy
James Crabtree Correctional Center, Helena
Mack Alford Correctional Center, Stringtown
Lexington Assessment and Reception Center, Lexington
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