What Are 85 Percent Crimes And How Do They Relate To Gun Crimes In Oklahoma?

Crimes

Oklahoma refers to some crimes as “85% crimes.” These crimes are listed in 21 O.S. § 13.1. They are considered the worst types of crimes that can be committed. Individuals convicted of these crimes are not eligible to earn any credits that have the effect of reducing the length of the sentence to less than 85% of the sentence imposed.

85% crimes that could involve firearms:

  1. Murder (21 O.S. §§ 701.7 & 701.8);
  2. Manslaughter in the first degree (21 O.S. § 711);
  3. Rape in the first degree (21 O.S. § 1114);
  4. Shooting with intent to kill (21 O.S. § 652);
  5. Drive-by shooting (21 O.S. § 652);
  6. Assault and battery with a deadly weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm (21 O.S. § 652); and
  7. Robbery with a dangerous weapon (21 O.S. § 801).

Source: 21 O.S. § 13.1

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