State-level solitary confinement policies/procedures and reporting requirements (Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of California.
Tracking # 8470
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California's Sunshine Amendment (Cal. Const. Art. I, § 3(b)), I hereby request the following records:

All policies/procedures and associated reporting requirements for facilities under this agency's jurisdiction (including juvenile, privately-operated, and those of various security level) related to the segregation of an inmate/person in custody/offender due to disciplinary, classification, medical, safety, or other reasons. Please include policies/procedures/reporting requirements for all such segregation activities, including, but not limited to, those associated with the following terms:

• solitary
• solitary confinement
• Security Housing Units
• Special Housing Units
• Intensive Management Units
• Restricted Housing Units
• Communication Management Units
• disciplinary segregation
• administrative segregation
• involuntary protective custody

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Mraule, Michelle@CDCR

Good Morning Ms. Lipton,

Please see attached letter regarding your recent public records request.

Thank you.

Michelle Mraule - Associate Governmental Program Analyst
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Office of Public and Employee Communications
(916) 445-4950 - Office
(916) 445-8492 - Direct Line
Michelle.Mraule@cdcr.ca.gov<mailto:Michelle.Mraule@cdcr.ca.gov>

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Mraule,

Thank you very much for your letter. I appreciate all of your help on this and my other requests.

I hope you had a lovely weekend,
Beryl

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 9, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #8470.

Thank you for your help.

From: Palermo, Charmaine@CDCR

Hi Ms. Lipton,
Good morning, please see attached letter in response to your request.

Thank you,

Charmaine E. Palermo
Legal Secretary
CDCR/ Office of Legal Affairs

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This communication with its contents may contain confidential and/or legally privileged information including, but not limited to, the attorney/client privilege and/or the attorney work product doctrine. It is solely for the use of the intended recipient(s). Unauthorized interception, review, use or disclosure is prohibited and may violate applicable laws including the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender and destroy all copies of this communication

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http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Regulations/Adult_Operations/docs/Title15-2015.pdf

From: Mraule, Michelle@CDCR

Thank you both so much!

Michelle

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there,

Thank you very much for your messages. Could you please clarify whether the 349 responsive pages are the same pages found at the links you provided or if they are additional responsive materials?

Thanks again for all of your help,
Beryl

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