Friday, October 9, 2009

OHP releases trooper reports but not complaint


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol on Friday released the incident report on an Oct. 3 arrest in Holdenville that led to two troopers being put on paid administrative leave, the Tulsa World reported Friday night.

OHP refused to release
a copy of the complaint filed against the troopers, saying it is part of the investigation and not a public document, the newspaper reported.

The Tulsa World had requested the records on Monday.

Other media, including the Associated Press and FOX23, also obtained copies of the records Friday.


Joey Senat, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
OSU School of Journalism

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