Procedures and policies related to the handling of inmate grievances (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Florida.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

All procedures and policies related to the handling of inmate grievances.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Beard, Donna

From: Beard, Donna
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2014 9:31 AM
To: ''
Cc: Cary, Jessica
Subject: PRR 14-284

Dear Mr. Lipton:

The Department of Corrections is in receipt of your public records request below for "all procedures and policies related to the handling of inmate grievances".

The following link will direct you to the Department's Administrative Rule (policy and procedure) on Inmate Grievances at no cost:


Donna Beard
Department of Corrections
Office of the General Counsel
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500
(850) 717-3625

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Beard,

Thank you so much for your help!

Best wishes,


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