Correctional officer shift data (2019 - 2022)

Nicole Kanu filed this request on behalf of Ben Goehring with the Department of Correction of Arkansas.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Ben Goehring

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Information on the correctional officers working on each shift or day from January 1, 2019 to July 31, 2022 at all correctional facilities operated by the Arkansas Division of Correction. Specifically, I am seeking a spreadsheet, database, or delimited text file(s) — not paper records or a PDF created from data — with the following information for each day/shift: The full legal name of all employees with the title of correctional officer, correctional sergeant, corporal, captain, lieutenant, deputy warden, correctional warden, and major scheduled to work on that given day/shift, including whether they were absent, the reason for the absence, and the employees' race, sex, and employing facility.

Thank you for your assistance with this request. Please do not hesitate to contact for questions or clarifications.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Nicole Kanu, a citizen of Arkansas, in coordination with Ben Goehring.

From: Department of Correction

Nicole Kanu (MuckRock News):

The Arkansas Department of Corrections received your FOIA request below. In the request, you state that you are an Arkansas resident but the only address on the request is not an Arkansas addresses. According to Ark. Code Ann. § 25-19-105(a)(1)(A), FOIA requests can only be made by citizens of the State of Arkansas. Based upon your requests, it is uncertain whether you are a citizen of the State of Arkansas. If you are, please provide us with a mailing address as proof.

Thank you,

Quality Assurance Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Corrections
Phone: 1-501-537-7677

From: Department of Correction

Nicole Kanu,

The Arkansas Department of Corrections received your FOIA request below and although you stated in the request that you are a citizen of the state of Arkansas, you did not provide an Arkansas address.


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