State-level inmate transportation policies, contracts, and invoices (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Florida.
Tracking # PRR.16-0015
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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:

• Any and all policies, procedures, directives, or associated materials regarding the transportation and extradition of prisoners under the jurisdiction of this agency. If such materials exist for both the transportation of prisoners within this agency's jurisdiction and transportation of prisoners to locations outside of this agency's jurisdiction and these materials differ, provision of all would be greatly appreciated.

• Any and all contracts—as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, memorandums, directives, or other such additional materials—intergovernmental services agreements, and any other agreements regarding the transportation (of any type and length) of prisoners in the custody of this agency.

• For any transportation provided by a company, agency, or other entity that is not this agency, please provide all invoices for services, as well as any and all agreements (including supplemental elements) under which such services were provided

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Sockman, Roger

Hello Ms. Beryl Lipton, MuckRock

The Department of Corrections is in receipt of your attached public records request #PRR.16-0015 for:

• Any and all policies, procedures, directives, or associated materials regarding the transportation and extradition of prisoners under the jurisdiction of this agency.

• Any and all contracts—as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, memorandums, directives, or other such additional materials—intergovernmental services agreements, and any other agreements regarding the transportation (of any type and length) of prisoners in the custody of this agency.

• For any transportation provided by a company, agency, or other entity that is not this agency, please provide all invoices for services, as well as any and all agreements (including supplemental elements) under which such services were provided

Your records request has been forwarded to the FDC Office of Policy Management, Office of Administration, and the Office of Institutions for review and response.

If records responsive to your request are determined to exist, you may receive a cost estimate (DC1-201) and upon receipt of payment, non-confidential and non-exempt records will be produced or made available for inspection in accordance with Ch. 119 and s. 945.10, Florida Statutes.

Regards,

Roger Sockman

Florida Department of Corrections

Office of the General Counsel

Public Records Unit

501 South Calhoun Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-717-3439 (Office)

Sockman.Roger@mail.dc.state.fl.us<mailto:Sockman.Roger@mail.dc.state.fl.us>

July 6, 2016
Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections
ATTN: Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500

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:

• Any and all policies, procedures, directives, or associated materials regarding the transportation and extradition of prisoners under the jurisdiction of this agency. If such materials exist for both the transportation of prisoners within this agency's jurisdiction and transportation of prisoners to locations outside of this agency's jurisdiction and these materials differ, provision of all would be greatly appreciated.

• Any and all contracts—as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, memorandums, directives, or other such additional materials—intergovernmental services agreements, and any other agreements regarding the transportation (of any type and length) of prisoners in the custody of this agency.

• For any transportation provided by a company, agency, or other entity that is not this agency, please provide all invoices for services, as well as any and all agreements (including supplemental elements) under which such services were provided

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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From: Taylor, Amanda

Good afternoon!

Please see the attached Invoice for production of records in reference to your public records request with the Florida Department of Corrections. Also, please be advised there will be multiple invoices due to the different departments responsible for the various records that you have requested.

Thank you and have a wonderful afternoon!

Amanda Taylor, CSAC
Florida Department of Corrections
Population Management
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500

Phone: (850) 717-3555
Fax: (850) 487-8463

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $1.05 to satisfy the fee associated with this public records request.

Thank you.

From: Sockman, Roger

Hello Ms. Beryl Lipton

MuckRock.com

In accordance with the request PRR.16-0015 below, procedures 602.024, 601.501, and 601.502 are responsive to # 1 of this request. Please note that two of the procedures are restricted therefore a redacted copy will be provided. Please see attached procedures and the invoices for this request. There will no charge for this request since the FDC already had the redacted copies on file. I was advised that there is an IADA technical manual that would be responsive to this request, however I am not the custodian of that record and would have to be requested from Lee Adams.

Thank you,

Ashley Stokes
OPERATIONS and MGMT CONSULTANT I
Bureau of Policy Management
& Inmate Appeals
Office: (850) 717-3586
Fax: (850) 922-6268

CONFIDENTIAL HEALTH RECORD/CARE INFORMATION INTENDED FOR ADDRESSEE(S) ONLY. UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE OR DISCLOSURE MAY VIOLATE STATE AND FEDERAL LAW.

From: Rogers, Belinda

Good afternoon –

Thank you for your inquiry. The Department currently has one contract for transportation of prisoners which can be viewed in the Florida Accountability Contract Tracking System (FACTS) here<https://facts.fldfs.com/Search/ContractDetail.aspx?AgencyId=700000&ContractId=C2811>.

Thank you,
Belinda Rogers
Office of Administration
Department of Corrections
501 S. Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
850-717-3676

July 6, 2016
Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections
ATTN: Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500

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:

• Any and all policies, procedures, directives, or associated materials regarding the transportation and extradition of prisoners under the jurisdiction of this agency. If such materials exist for both the transportation of prisoners within this agency's jurisdiction and transportation of prisoners to locations outside of this agency's jurisdiction and these materials differ, provision of all would be greatly appreciated.

• Any and all contracts—as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, memorandums, directives, or other such additional materials—intergovernmental services agreements, and any other agreements regarding the transportation (of any type and length) of prisoners in the custody of this agency.

• For any transportation provided by a company, agency, or other entity that is not this agency, please provide all invoices for services, as well as any and all agreements (including supplemental elements) under which such services were provided

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 26692
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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Our Vision: "Inspiring success by transforming one life at a time."
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From: Sockman, Roger

Good afternoon –

Beryl Lipton
MuckRock.com

Thank you for your inquiry regarding Item #2 in your request, PRR.16-0015. The FL Department of corrections currently has one contract for transportation of prisoners which can be viewed in the Florida Accountability Contract Tracking System (FACTS) here<https://facts.fldfs.com/Search/ContractDetail.aspx?AgencyId=700000&ContractId=C2811>.

Thank you,
Belinda Rogers
Office of Administration
Department of Corrections
501 S. Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
850-717-3676

July 6, 2016
Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections
ATTN: Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500

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:

• Any and all policies, procedures, directives, or associated materials regarding the transportation and extradition of prisoners under the jurisdiction of this agency. If such materials exist for both the transportation of prisoners within this agency's jurisdiction and transportation of prisoners to locations outside of this agency's jurisdiction and these materials differ, provision of all would be greatly appreciated.

• Any and all contracts—as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, memorandums, directives, or other such additional materials—intergovernmental services agreements, and any other agreements regarding the transportation (of any type and length) of prisoners in the custody of this agency.

• For any transportation provided by a company, agency, or other entity that is not this agency, please provide all invoices for services, as well as any and all agreements (including supplemental elements) under which such services were provided

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 26692
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

________________________________
Our Vision: "Inspiring success by transforming one life at a time."
Our Vision: "Inspiring success by transforming one life at a time."

From: Taylor, Amanda

Good afternoon!

Please see requested records which are attached to this e-mail. As noted before these are only for a portion of the request.

Thank you and have a great day!

Amanda Taylor, CSAC
Florida Department of Corrections
Population Management
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500

Phone: (850) 717-3555
Fax: (850) 487-8463

From: Sockman, Roger

Good afternoon!

Beryl Lipton
MuckRock.com

Please see requested records, PRR.16-0015, which are attached to this e-mail. As noted before these are only for a portion of the request for Item #3, listed below. Items #1 and #2 have already been sent to you in separate e-mail messages.

Thank you and have a great day!

Amanda Taylor, CSAC
Florida Department of Corrections
Population Management
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500

Phone: (850) 717-3555
Fax: (850) 487-8463

July 6, 2016
Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections
ATTN: Public Records Unit
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2500

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:

• Any and all policies, procedures, directives, or associated materials regarding the transportation and extradition of prisoners under the jurisdiction of this agency. If such materials exist for both the transportation of prisoners within this agency's jurisdiction and transportation of prisoners to locations outside of this agency's jurisdiction and these materials differ, provision of all would be greatly appreciated.

• Any and all contracts—as well as all associated amendments, exhibits, memorandums, directives, or other such additional materials—intergovernmental services agreements, and any other agreements regarding the transportation (of any type and length) of prisoners in the custody of this agency.

• For any transportation provided by a company, agency, or other entity that is not this agency, please provide all invoices for services, as well as any and all agreements (including supplemental elements) under which such services were provided

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 26692
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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________________________________
Our Vision: "Inspiring success by transforming one life at a time."
Our Vision: "Inspiring success by transforming one life at a time."

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Taylor,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it. Please let me know if I still owe you anything for these materials.

Best,
Beryl

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