Dozens of inmates listed as escaped in Oklahoma

Richard Johnson is one of dozens of inmates listed as escaped from Oklahoma state custody.

The State of Oklahoma says the public's help is needed to find 83 people who have escaped custody from the state in the past 40 years and are still on the run.

Officials keep a running list of escaped inmates online. Some have been missing from as far back as 1973 while others have escaped in the past few months.

Click here to click through the slideshow of the wanted fugitives.

Officials say these men and women are wanted for serious and often violent crimes. Anyone who sees them is urged not to approach them but call the Oklahoma
Department of Corrections Fugitive Warrants Division at 1-(405)-425-2570 or 1-(405)-425-2571 or the Escapee Hot Line - toll free - 866-363-1119 and your local authorities.