Complaints re: and/or originating fr: Lee/Marion/Otter Creek Centers

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Kentucky.
Tracking # 16--040
Status
Rejected

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All complaints filed with the Kentucky Department of Corrections since January 1, 2000 referencing the following terms (in whole or part) or originating from the following locations:

- Lee Adjustment Center (Beattyville, Kentucky)
- Marion Adjustment Center (St. Mary, Kentucky)
- Otter Creek Correctional Center (Wheelwright, Kentucky)
- Corrections Corporation of America
- CCA
- GEO Group
- Management and Training Corporation
- MTC

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Department of Corrections

A fix is required to perfect the request. The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Henson,

Thank you so much for your message. I apologize for the confusion that my previous lack of specificity may have caused. I hope the following amendments will help refine the search for the documents I am interested in obtaining, which are:

All complaints/grievances filed with the Kentucky Department of Corrections since January 1, 2000 referencing the following terms (in whole or part) or originating from the following locations:

- Lee Adjustment Center (Beattyville, Kentucky)
- Marion Adjustment Center (St. Mary, Kentucky)
- Otter Creek Correctional Center (Wheelwright, Kentucky)
- Corrections Corporation of America
- CCA
- GEO Group
- Management and Training Corporation
- MTC

located in the following Series, as defined by the Kentucky Department of Corrections Records Retention Schedule:

04513 Investigations of Violations of Jail Standards File
03436 Inmate Grievance File
02982 Offender Record Master File
03006 Extraordinary Occurrence Report
03007 Security Check List
06459 Prison Rape Elimination Act Investigative Files
02999 Inmate Injury Report

Please let me know if further clarification is needed. Thank you so, so much for your help!

Best wishes,
Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Department of Corrections

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Henson,

I would like to revisit this request and receive an estimate for any fees associated with it, including responsive materials generated through today. Would that be possible?

Thanks so much for your time and patience,
Beryl

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 24, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-086.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 24, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-086.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: MuckRock

Hello Mr. Henson,

I would like to revisit this request and receive an estimate for any fees associated with it, including responsive materials generated through today. Would that be possible?

Thanks so much for your time and patience,
Beryl

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there,

I'm wondering if I can get a fee estimate for this request.

Thanks so much!
Beryl
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All complaints/grievances filed with the Kentucky Department of Corrections since January 1, 2000 referencing the following terms (in whole or part) or originating from the following locations:

- Lee Adjustment Center (Beattyville, Kentucky)
- Marion Adjustment Center (St. Mary, Kentucky)
- Otter Creek Correctional Center (Wheelwright, Kentucky)
- Corrections Corporation of America
- CCA
- GEO Group
- Management and Training Corporation
- MTC

located in the following Series, as defined by the Kentucky Department of Corrections Records Retention Schedule:

04513 Investigations of Violations of Jail Standards File
03436 Inmate Grievance File
02982 Offender Record Master File
03006 Extraordinary Occurrence Report
03007 Security Check List
06459 Prison Rape Elimination Act Investigative Files
02999 Inmate Injury Report
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From: Department of Corrections

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that the information or document(s) requested are exempt from disclosure.

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