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The Office of the Inspector General of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) was created to promote professionalism, rehabilitation, integrity, diversity, and excellence within the Department of Corrections. The Inspector General is the chief law enforcement officer of the Department of Corrections and reports directly to the Director of the Department of Corrections. OIG consists of four (4) investigative and intelligence gathering units.


Jacob Wheeler
Inspector General

Phone: 405-425-2508

3400 Martin Luther King Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73111

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The Criminal Interdiction Division (CID) is responsible for investigating the introduction and distribution of contraband into ODOC facilities. This includes money laundering and financial crimes associated with contraband and criminal organizations, and persons involved.

Fugitive Apprehension is responsible the apprehension of ODOC escapees, halfway house inmate walkaways, and offenders who have chosen to abscond parole supervision. Agents are also called upon to assist Probation and Parole Officers with the apprehension of offenders with a violent history, as well as to assist the US Marshal’s Violent Crime Task Forces.

Investigation Unit is responsible for conducting both procedural and criminal investigations. Investigations encompass matters concerning inmates, probation and parole offenders, employees, and other identified criminal activity which impacts correctional operations.

The Canine Program supports the agency's 23 facilities with specially trained dogs for use in contraband detection, fugitive apprehension and area law enforcement assistance.


Last Modified on Mar 02, 2023