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

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


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law (Code Chapter 22), 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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Scaletta, Fred [DOC]

The policy you are requesting can be found on the Department of Corrections website:
Under: Institutional Operations, Offender Rights


From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Scaletta,

Thank you very much for your help!

Best wishes,