Department of Corrections Death Penalty Procedures (Department of Corrections)

Emily Hopkins filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Georgia.


From: Emily Hopkins

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Policies, procedures and/or training documents pertaining to the execution of death row inmates.

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 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Emily Hopkins

From: Wright, Erin

Ms. Hopkins,

Attached are copies of the Georgia Department of Correction’s execution protocol and directives regarding Under Death Sentence inmates.
Best regards,


Erin Wright
Assistant Counsel
Georgia Department of Corrections
Office of Legal Services
Office: 478.992.5228
Fax: 478.992.5241<>