ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. -- A multicounty grand jury says there's an alarming lack of professionalism happening betweendistrict attorney Janice Steidley and law enforcement agencies in Rogers county.
addressed the media Wednesday about her
being cleared of most criminal allegations made against her
"We did our job.
We did it right.
I've said it from the beginning and I'm saying it now," Steidley
District attorney Janice Steidley was emotional when addressing the media Wednesday.
"It was a smear campaign.
It has affected our families," she
office likely will not face criminal charges, the report states things need to change.
According to the report, evidence "... revealed an alarming lack of respect, civility, and overall professionalism in the relationship between District Attorney A [Steidley] and the law enforcement agencies within Rogers county
"The perception that there's a dysfunction amongst law enforcement in our office needs to be put to bed" Steidley
Another large portion of the investigation was into how Steidley
handled the victims of crimes.
The report states, "There is sufficient evidence to suggest improvement in the conduct of District Attorney A's [Steidley's] victim services, especially as they relate to child victims."
The jurors also said "... District Attorney A [Steidley], has refused, since taking office, to assume the mantle of principled leadership."
said despite the negativity she's
received from the more than 7,000 Rogers county voters who signed a petition asking the state to look into her
still plans to move past this and continue to run for office.
"I'm here to protect the public," she