An Oklahoma City nonprofit bails inmates out of jail. Will it work?

An alleged check forgery landed Pierre Wilson in the Oklahoma County jail last year, where he languished for months without the ability to pay a couple of hundred bucks in bail, and the question of whether a normal life would always be out of reach.

“I thought I'd see the judge and straighten it out,” he said. “It's shocking to believe somebody could sit in county for $200.”

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