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|Submitted||Jan. 28, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Maine Freedom of Access Act ("FOAA"), I hereby request the following records:
All policies regarding the custody/transfer/treatment of a potentially mentally ill inmate at a county correctional facility to an appropriate mental health facility or treatment center. Please include, but do not limit your response, to policies regarding:
• Procedural dictates
• Care while in the county facility
• Evaluations of the inmate's mental health
• Procedures regarding transfer post-diagnosis
• Inmate option post-diagnosis
Please include all similar policies, should they differ from the above, for those held in custody who have not yet:
• been charged with a crime
• stood trial
• been transferred despite diagnosis
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by 1 M.R.S.A. § 408(6). 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.
Beryl C.D. Lipton
Regarding your Freedom of Access Act request of January 28, 2014, our response is that the Department does not have any records regarding "the custody/transfer/treatment of a potentially mentally ill inmate at a county correctional facility."
David E. Sorensen
Director of Media Relations and Policy Research
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
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