The Oklahoma Open Records Act is the law enabling public access to the records of state government agencies. Contained within the law are any exemptions which may apply. Each agency in the state is responsible for the records of their particular agency and for compliance to the open records law. Requests for records, documents, and information should be addressed to the individual agency which produces and maintains the specific information. Oklahoma is nicknamed the 'Sooner State' and was granted statehood on November 16, 1907, the 46th state to join the union. Oklahoma boasts a population of approximately 3.8 million residents, the most populous city being Oklahoma City, which is also the state capital. There are 77 counties within the state, each with it's own local government. Oklahoma is split into five congressional districts resulting in five delegates to the U.S. House of Representatives. The state government is the largest employer in the state, followed by jobs in education, business and manufacturing The largest airline maintenance base in the world is located in Tulsa. Criminal history background checks should be initiated through the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Search Oklahoma public records using the most up to date resource available. Find recorded information from all levels of Oklahoma state, county and city services. Explore useful links to vital statistics, court and criminal records. See Oklahoma crime statistics and read current news and crime reports. Discover the states' census data, employment, educational background of it's citizens. Find current real estate data, land and property values. Access this directory for instant information on finding open public records and current services. Resources are added on a regular basis to bring you the most recent up to date information.
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