Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People (Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services of Maryland.
Multi Request Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People
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Fix Required

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From: Sarika Ram


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act, 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Sarika,

Gerard Shields has attempted to follow up and clarify with you several
times. Please see attached. You may email him at
gerard.shields@maryland.gov or call him directly at 410-339-5834.

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