Indianapolis, Indiana communications with CCA

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Office of the Mayor of Indianapolis (IN) of Indianapolis, IN.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Indiana Access to Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All communications (electronic, written, faxed, text messages, or otherwise) sent to, from, or regarding any and all executives, spokespeople, attorneys or other representatives of:

• Corrections Corporation of America

including but not limited to all communications including/mentioning

• the @cca.com and @correctionscorp.com domain names
• "CCA"
• "Corrections Corporation of America."

Please include communications sent to, from, or regarding all representatives of the jurisdiction (current and at all relevant periods prior, spanning any period during which the jurisdiction was considering, engaged with, or ending relations with the aforementioned entity), including but not limited to the following officials, as applicable:

• City Administrator
• City Attorney
• City Clerk
• City Councilmembers, individually
• City Manager
• City Treasurer
• Economic Development Director
• Fire Chief
• Finance Director
• Mayor
• Planning/Community Development Director
• Sheriff

Should terminology be unclear or further clarification be necessary, a phone call will happily be arranged.

In regards to all necessary requester status considerations, it should be noted that this request is being made by a member of the news media as part of a nationwide journalistic investigation on the privatization of corrections and institutions (physical, systemic, political, etc.) in the greater correctional and law enforcement system. In addition to being a news media request submitted in the public interest, all communications generated in the processing of this request, in addition to the requested materials, will be made available to the general public as part of a curated news series.

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Schaffer, Taylor

Dear Mr. Lipton:

This letter acknowledges your public records request, which was received via facsimile on August 4, 2016. While your fax appears to indicate that this request was sent on prior occasions, we do not have a record of receiving it. The underlying request, dated March 1, 2016 has now been received.

You have requested '(a)ll communications (electronic, written, faxed, text messages, or otherwise) sent to, from, or regarding any and all executives, spokespeople, attorneys or other representatives of Corrections Corporation of America, including but not limited to all communications including/mentioning:

1. The @cca.com and @correctionscorp.com domain names

2. "CCA"

3. "Corrections Corporation of America""

You have asked that the response include communications sent to, from, or regarding all representatives of the jurisdiction (current and at all relevant periods prior, spanning any period during which the jurisdiction was considering, engaged with, or ending relations with the aforementioned entity) including but not limited to various officials.

Your request involves a number of public agencies/officials for which the Office of Mayor does not maintain their public records and requests for access to the public records of those particular agencies must be made directly to those agencies. Further, as is recognized in your request, the Consolidated City of Indianapolis and Marion County does not have some of the offices/officials listed. We will address your request as it relates to the Office of the Mayor but as you may know, under the Indiana Access to Public Records Act, Indiana Code chapter 5-14-3-1, et. seq, public records requests are to be directed to the public agency that may maintain the public records sought. For this reason, we have provided the following list and address information for you so that you may contact these other offices/officials listed in your request directly if you choose to do so.

City Administrator-no such office

City Attorney-Office of Corporation Counsel, Rm 1601, 200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

City Clerk-no such office

City Councilmembers, individually-may be contacted via City-County Council Office, Rm 241, 200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

City Manager-no such office

City Treasurer-no such office, but there is a County Treasurer, Rm 1001, 200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Economic Development Director & Planning/Community Development Director- Department of Metropolitan Development, Rm 2042, 200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Fire Chief-Indianapolis Fire Department, 955 Ft. Wayne Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Finance Director-City Controller, Rm 2222, 200 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Sheriff-Marion County Sheriff's Office, 40 S. Alabama, Indianapolis 46204

Per your request, we will make every effort to provide you with information on any copying fees or if we may be able to provide any responsive information electronically. We do not have any information at this point as to what documents, if any, we have that are responsive to your request. We will advise you once we have more information to allow us to provide you concerning the time it will take to fulfill your request as it relates to the Office of the Mayor.

Taylor Schaffer
Communications Director
Office of Mayor Joe Hogsett - City of Indianapolis
taylor.schaffer@indy.gov<mailto:taylor.schaffer@indy.gov>
P: (317) 327-2793 C: (317) 694-0463
www.indy.gov<http://www.indy.gov/>

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