Florida DOC IG investigations re: Keith Turner

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Department of Corrections, Office of the Inspector General of Florida.
Tracking #

19-0587

Status
Completed

Communications

From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any witness statements and summaries of findings in the following IG investigations involving former FDOC Lt. Keith Turner. Some of these cases include video evidence, and I would also request that video where noted. Also, some of these cases were referred to the IG but did not generate an investigation. In those, which I have referred to by incident number, I would please request the accompanying witness statements or letters that triggered the referral to the IG. The IG numbers for the investigations are:

- IG NUMBER: 0533041
- IG NUMBER: 0932707
- IG NUMBER: 0934516 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 1234964
- IG NUMBER: 14-13319
- IG NUMBER: 15-4115
- IG NUMBER: 15-7298
- IG NUMBER: 15-28375
- IG NUMBER: 16-11068
- IG NUMBER: 17-11604 (please include video of incident)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000789131 (please include video of incident)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000801423 (please include inmate letter)
- IG NUMBER: 17-15889 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 17-19444 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-11487 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-11829 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-13518 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-13526 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-15914 please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-17277 (please include video of incident)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000897300 (please provide witness statement)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000930990 (please provide witness statement)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000933045 (please provide letter)
- IG NUMBER: 19-09471
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000935340 (please provide letter)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000937105
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000943675 (please provide witness statement)

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 10 business days.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: Department of Corrections

Hello Mr. C. J. Ciarmella,

The Florida Department of Corrections is in receipt of your attached public records request regarding PRR 19-0587 for the following:

"Office of Inspector General investigation involving former FDC employee Lt. Keith Turner, including video evidence:
- IG
NUMBER:
0533041
- IG
NUMBER:
0932707
- IG
NUMBER:
0934516 (please include video of incident)
- IG
NUMBER:
1234964
- IG
NUMBER:
14-13319
- IG
NUMBER:
15-4115
- IG
NUMBER:
15-7298
- IG
NUMBER:
15-28375
- IG
- IG
NUMBER: NUMBER :
16-11068
17-11604 (please include video of incident)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000789131 (please include video of incident)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000801423 (please include inmate letter)
- IG NUMBER: 17-15889 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 17-19444 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-11487 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-11829 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-13518 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-13526 (please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18-15914 please include video of incident)
- IG NUMBER: 18- 17277 (please include video of incident)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000897300 (please provide witness statement)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000930990 (please provide witness statement)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000933045 (please provide letter)

- IG NUMBER: 19-09471
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000935340 (please provide letter)
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000937105
- INCIDENT NUMBER: 0000943675 (please provide witness statement)."

The Public Records Unit is reviewing your request determining any and all custodians that may exist within the department to assist that office in handling your request. Once the scope of your request is defined, we will advise you of all custodians and the timeframes in which to expect a response, in accordance with Department procedure.

If records responsive to your request are determined to exist, you may be provided with a cost estimate. You should receive a cost estimate within 21 days. Following receipt of payment, records will be prepared for release in accordance with Ch. 119 and s. 945.10, F.S. Due to the volume of requests received by each custodian, it could take anywhere from 3-6 weeks to receive a response from one or all custodians. I will be tracking the progress of your request to ensure the custodians provide their response as quickly as possible.

If you have any questions, please contact me at (850) 717-3439. You may also contact the Public Records Administrator, Jamie Scarbrough, at (850) 412-2664 or via email at CO.PublicRecords@FDC.MyFlorida.com<mailto:CO.PublicRecords@FDC.MyFlorida.com>.

Roger T. Sockman

The Public Records Request Unit

FL Department of Corrections

501 South Calhoun Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-717-3439
Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com>

From: Department of Corrections

Good morning Muck Rock,

Please see the attached DC1-201 for PRR 19-0587 from the FL Department of Corrections. Upon reviewing the request for video for the following, it has been determined that video(s) cannot be released:

* 0934516
* 17-11604
* Incident number 0000789131
* 17-15889
* 17-19444
* 18-11487
* 18-11829
* 18-13518
* 18-13526
* 18-15914
* 18-17277

Based on the statutory exemptions listed below, the Department is unable to provide a copy of the video footage.

- Information depicting the internal layout and structural elements of the correctional
institution, and information revealing surveillance techniques, procedures and personnel.
Such information is exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
See §119.071(3)(b) and §119.071(2)(d), Fla. Stat.

-Inmate protected health information (a medical record) which is confidential and exempt
pursuant to section 945.10(1)(a), Florida Statutes, and which is not subject to disclosure
pursuant to 45 C.F.R. § 164.502 (HIPAA Privacy Regulations). See § 945.10(1)(a), Fla.
Stat.; 45 C.F.R. §164.502; see also Rule 33-601.901, Fla. Admin. Code.

- Sensitive information related to the correctional institution's physical security (a security
system plan as defined in § 119.071(3)(a), Florida Statutes). A security system plan, as
defined in s. 119.071(3)(a), Florida Statutes, or a portion thereof for a state agency, is both
confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. See
§ 119.071(3), Fla. Stat.; see also § 281.301, Fla. Stat.

-Information which if released to the public would jeopardize a person's safety. Such
information held by the Department of Corrections is confidential and exempt from public
inspection. See § 945.10(1)(e), Fla. Stat.

If you would like to receive the remaining paper documents for this Request, PRR 19-0587, please see attached invoice for responsive record for PRR 19-0587.

Please make your check or money order out to the "FL Department of Corrections."

Please mail your full payment to: Josh Bush, OIG Records Coordinator, FL Department of Corrections, 1st Floor, 501 South Calhoun Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399.

Once the OIG staff receives your payment, they will begin processing and mailing you the responsive records to the address you have provided.

Roger Sockman

Florida Department of Corrections

The Public Records Request Unit

501 South Calhoun Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-717-3439 Office

Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com>

From: CJ Ciaramella

Hi,
I just wanted to check in on the status of one of my requests (PRR 19-0587). I hadn't received a fee estimate or timeframe yet. I know it's a big request, so just checking to see if there were any issues or additional info I could provide. Thanks,

CJ
(503) 951-9863

From: Department of Corrections

Good morning Muck Rock,

If you would like to receive the remaining paper documents for this Request, PRR 19-0587, please see attached invoice for responsive record for PRR 19-0587.

Please make your check or money order out to the "FL Department of Corrections."

Please mail your full payment to: Josh Bush, OIG Records Coordinator, FL Department of Corrections, 1st Floor, 501 South Calhoun Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399.

Once the OIG staff receives your payment, they will begin processing and mailing you the responsive records to the address you have provided.

Please see the attached DC1-201 for PRR 19-0587 from the FL Department of Corrections. Upon reviewing the request for video for the following, it has been determined that video(s) cannot be released:

* 0934516
* 17-11604
* Incident number 0000789131
* 17-15889
* 17-19444
* 18-11487
* 18-11829
* 18-13518
* 18-13526
* 18-15914
* 18-17277

Based on the statutory exemptions listed below, the Department is unable to provide a copy of the video footage.

- Information depicting the internal layout and structural elements of the correctional
institution, and information revealing surveillance techniques, procedures and personnel.
Such information is exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
See §119.071(3)(b) and §119.071(2)(d), Fla. Stat.

-Inmate protected health information (a medical record) which is confidential and exempt
pursuant to section 945.10(1)(a), Florida Statutes, and which is not subject to disclosure
pursuant to 45 C.F.R. § 164.502 (HIPAA Privacy Regulations). See § 945.10(1)(a), Fla.
Stat.; 45 C.F.R. §164.502; see also Rule 33-601.901, Fla. Admin. Code.

- Sensitive information related to the correctional institution's physical security (a security
system plan as defined in § 119.071(3)(a), Florida Statutes). A security system plan, as
defined in s. 119.071(3)(a), Florida Statutes, or a portion thereof for a state agency, is both
confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. See
§ 119.071(3), Fla. Stat.; see also § 281.301, Fla. Stat.

-Information which if released to the public would jeopardize a person's safety. Such
information held by the Department of Corrections is confidential and exempt from public
inspection. See § 945.10(1)(e), Fla. Stat.

Roger Sockman

Florida Department of Corrections

The Public Records Request Unit

501 South Calhoun Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-717-3439 Office

Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com>

From: Department of Corrections, Office of the Inspector General

Good morning Muck Rock,

If you would like to receive the remaining paper documents for this Request, PRR 19-0587, please see attached invoice for responsive record for PRR 19-0587.

Please make your check or money order out to the "FL Department of Corrections."

Please mail your full payment to: Josh Bush, OIG Records Coordinator, FL Department of Corrections, 1st Floor, 501 South Calhoun Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399.

Once the OIG staff receives your payment, they will begin processing and mailing you the responsive records to the address you have provided.

Please see the attached DC1-201 for PRR 19-0587 from the FL Department of Corrections. Upon reviewing the request for video for the following, it has been determined that video(s) cannot be released:

* 0934516
* 17-11604
* Incident number 0000789131
* 17-15889
* 17-19444
* 18-11487
* 18-11829
* 18-13518
* 18-13526
* 18-15914
* 18-17277

Based on the statutory exemptions listed below, the Department is unable to provide a copy of the video footage.

- Information depicting the internal layout and structural elements of the correctional
institution, and information revealing surveillance techniques, procedures and personnel.
Such information is exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
See §119.071(3)(b) and §119.071(2)(d), Fla. Stat.

-Inmate protected health information (a medical record) which is confidential and exempt
pursuant to section 945.10(1)(a), Florida Statutes, and which is not subject to disclosure
pursuant to 45 C.F.R. § 164.502 (HIPAA Privacy Regulations). See § 945.10(1)(a), Fla.
Stat.; 45 C.F.R. §164.502; see also Rule 33-601.901, Fla. Admin. Code.

- Sensitive information related to the correctional institution's physical security (a security
system plan as defined in § 119.071(3)(a), Florida Statutes). A security system plan, as
defined in s. 119.071(3)(a), Florida Statutes, or a portion thereof for a state agency, is both
confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. See
§ 119.071(3), Fla. Stat.; see also § 281.301, Fla. Stat.

-Information which if released to the public would jeopardize a person's safety. Such
information held by the Department of Corrections is confidential and exempt from public
inspection. See § 945.10(1)(e), Fla. Stat.

Roger Sockman

Florida Department of Corrections

The Public Records Request Unit

501 South Calhoun Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-717-3439 Office

Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com>

From: CJ Ciaramella


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $17.63 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From:

Good afternoon C. J. at MuckRock,

Please see the attached responsive records and DC1-201 invoice (fee paid) for PRR 19-0587. This will complete your public records request to the FL Department of Corrections.

Roger Sockman

Florida Department of Corrections

The Public Records Request Unit

501 South Calhoun Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-717-3439 Office
Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com<mailto:Roger.Sockman@fdc.myflorida.com>

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