Oklahoma County Jail Trust Chair resigns, confirmed as Oklahoma Secretary of Public Safety

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Tricia Everest at this time resigned from her place as Chair and Trustee of the Oklahoma County Prison Justice Authority after formally turning into Oklahoma Secretary of Public Security.

Tricia Everest Resignation LetterDownload

After yesterday’s Senate affirmation, Everest now oversees over 55 businesses together with the Division of Public Security, the Oklahoma Division of Corrections, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, the Pardon and Parole Board, and the Oklahoma Division of Emergency Administration and Homeland Safety.

“It’s an honor to be appointed to serve in Governor Stitt’s Cupboard as Secretary of Public Security,” stated Everest. “As a local Oklahoman, I’m deeply dedicated to the success of our state, particularly in relation to defending our residents and our communities, and I’m able to get to work to hold out Governor Stitt’s imaginative and prescient for a secure and simply Oklahoma.”

“Tricia is a confirmed chief who has finished an incredible job over the previous couple of years constructing profitable relationships with regulation enforcement and delivering significant prison justice reform for Oklahoma,” stated Gov. Stitt. “I’m assured Tricia’s wealth of expertise and heartfelt ardour for serving the state will translate into success on this function.”

It’s unknown presently who will take Everest’s place within the Oklahoma County Jail Belief.

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