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

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


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act (K.S.A. 45-215), 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Jeremy Barclay

Thank you for your inquiry. The procedures for inmate grievances in the state of Kansas is actually detailed in state regulation. The following is a link to said regulations:

Jeremy Barclay
Special Assistant/Communications Director

Kansas Department of Corrections
714 S.W. Jackson St.

3rd Floor, Suite 300
Topeka Kansas,66603
Office: 785-215-2857 | IP phone:
Fax: (785)296-8456
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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Barclay,

Thank you very much for your message.

Have a lovely weekend!