Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People (Department of Corrections)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Iowa.
Multi Request Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People
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From: Sarika Ram


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

-Any informational and educational materials distributed in correctional facilities about housing options available to inmates post-release
-Any currently valid policies/procedures detailing Department reentry services specific to accessing housing options post-release
-Any statistical reports detailing admission and release trends from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any statistical reports detailing recidivism data from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any statistical reports regarding inmates' housing status prior to and following commitment to the Department from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017

Please provide materials from all state correctional facilities and on a rolling basis, as they become available.

If you have any questions, please feel free to clarify via phone at 610-637-7745.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From: Department of Corrections

Hello,
For all our data reports that would include the statistical information you
requested below, please visit:
https://doc.iowa.gov/data/reports
https://doc.iowa.gov/data
https://doc.iowa.gov/data/prison-recidivism-fy2016

and for past reports:
http://publications.iowa.gov/cgi/search/simple?department=Corrections_Department_of&year=&_action_search=Search&_order=-byyear%2Fbytitle&basic_srchtype=ALL&_satisfyall=ALL

The only guide/manual that we distribute is attached. Please not page 44.

Thank you,
Cord

---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: Information, DOC <doc.information@iowa.gov>
Date: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 11:47 AM
Subject: Fwd: Iowa Open Records Law Request: Housing Options for Formerly
Incarcerated People (Department of Corrections)
To: Cord Overton <cord.overton@iowa.gov>

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From: <requests@muckrock.com>
Date: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 11:10 AM
Subject: Iowa Open Records Law Request: Housing Options for Formerly
Incarcerated People (Department of Corrections)
To: doc.information@iowa.gov

Department of Corrections
ORA Office
East 12th and Des Moines Streets
Des Moines, IA 50319

October 26, 2018

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following
records:

-Any informational and educational materials distributed in correctional
facilities about housing options available to inmates post-release
-Any currently valid policies/procedures detailing Department reentry
services specific to accessing housing options post-release
-Any statistical reports detailing admission and release trends from
between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any statistical reports detailing recidivism data from between January 1,
2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any statistical reports regarding inmates' housing status prior to and
following commitment to the Department from between January 1, 2017 and
December 31, 2017

Please provide materials from all state correctional facilities and on a
rolling basis, as they become available.

If you have any questions, please feel free to clarify via phone at
610-637-7745.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

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that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than
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Cord Overton | Communications Director

Iowa Department of Corrections

515.725.5707 | cord.overton@iowa.gov

https://doc.iowa.gov/

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