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Communications and Government Relations

Administration and Contacts

Josh Ward
Chief Administrator of Communications     
Phone: (405) 425-7121

3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73111-4298


Division Support Coordinator
Phone: (405) 425-2678

Shawna English
Legislative Liaison
Phone: (405) 425-2331

Lance West
Administrator of Marketing
Phone: (405) 425-2540

Amber Reid
Graphic Designer
Phone: (405) 425-2565

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The Communications Office manages all internal and external communications related to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections to educate and inform the public, media, and employees. The office strives to provide timely and accurate information through the use of media relations, electronic communications, and publications.

The office is responsible for answering media inquiries, providing interviews, and facilitating video requests, as well as updating the agency’s website, producing publications, and facilitating tours. The office recently took over responsibility for the agency’s employee recognition ceremony, citizens’ academies, and yearly public safety forum.

The agency’s legislative liaison also reports to the communications office.

Annual Reports

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Videos can be viewed on our YouTube Channel.

Last Modified on Jan 30, 2023
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