Correspondence related to new pre-release center for women at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction (Middlesex County Sheriff's Office)

David Weimer filed this request with the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office of Middlesex County, MA.
Multi Request Correspondence related to new pre-release center for women at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction


From: David Weimer

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all electronic and paper correspondence from your agency or people from your agency regarding the new pre-release center for sentenced women at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction including reasonable synonyms such as new women’s unit, and also regarding transfer of female inmates or transfer of women

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 the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 business days, as the statute requires.


David Weimer

From: Middlesex County Sheriff's Office

Hello David,

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (“MSO”) has received your Public Records Request dated March 17, 2021 in which you seek multiple documents/records regarding the MSO’s Women’s Pre-release Center. The MSO is working to process your request, however, due to the extensive nature of your request the MSO needs additional time to respond with any responsive documents. Additionally, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are working with limited staff and resources. Thank you for your request and please contact me if you have any questions or need further clarification.

Malav Patel

From: David Weimer

Dear Malav,

Sounds good. Thanks for your help!


From: Middlesex County Sheriff's Office

Hello Mr. Weimer,

Please see attached. Thank you for your patience.

Malav Patel

Malav Patel, Esq.
Associate Legal Counsel
Middlesex Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian
400 Mystic Ave. 4th Fl.
Medford, MA 02155
P 781 960 2800 | F 781 960 2902

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From: David Weimer


Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

David Weimer