Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People (Department of Corrections)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Missouri.
Multi Request Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People
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From: Sarika Ram


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

From: Department of Corrections

Michael L. Parson

[DOC_Patch New Cropped]

2729 Plaza Drive

Governor

P. O. Box 236

Jefferson City, MO 65102

Telephone: 573-751-2389

Anne Precythe

Fax: 573-751-4099

Director

TDD Available

State of Missouri
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Improving Lives for Safer Communities

Oct. 30, 2018

Dear Ms. Ram:

On Oct. 29, 2018, our office received your request dated Oct. 29, 2018. It will take up to three weeks to respond to your request. Please note that the department may charge for copies, duplicating time, and research time pursuant to section 610.026, RSMo.

If you have any questions or would like to clarify or further limit your request, please contact me.

Sincerely,
Karen Pojmann

Communications Director
Missouri Department of Corrections
Office: 573-522-1118
Cell: 573-690-7539
Karen.Pojmann@doc.mo.gov<mailto:Karen.Pojmann@doc.mo.gov>

From: Department of Corrections

Sarika,
I am working to fulfill your request. Please see the attached .pdf file in answer to items 3-5 - highlighted text points to section. I am still waiting on someone to compile a response to items 1 and 2.
Thanks.

Garry Brix
Public Information Officer
Missouri Department of Corrections
573-526-6515
Garry.Brix@doc.mo.gov<mailto:Garry.Brix@doc.mo.gov>

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, 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
Admissions Section 5, Releases Section 6
-Any statistical reports detailing recidivism data from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
Recidivism Section 8
-Any statistical reports regarding inmates' housing status prior to and following commitment to the Department from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
No reports

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

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From: Department of Corrections

Sarika,
The following is in response to the questions highlighted below. The attachments are all available to offenders in DOC. They are provided in the Transitional Housing Units, as well as from the Missouri Reentry Process when we receive correspondence from incarcerated offenders.

Garry Brix
Public Information Officer
Missouri Department of Corrections
573-526-6515
Garry.Brix@doc.mo.gov<mailto:Garry.Brix@doc.mo.gov>

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sarika Ram

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/department-corrections-3994/housing-options-for-formerly-incarcerated-people-department-of-corrections-62741/?uuid-login=8980e2f0-d401-4e9c-adcc-303ba2a2c7cb&email=Karen.Pojmann%40doc.mo.gov#agency-reply
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 62741
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
[http://email.requests.muckrock.com/o/eJwdzMEOwiAMANCvkSNpOxjswEWnv2GwrUomITLn97t4e6cnyfvRlESAEZEmBEDyFu1Mw-niEKL3R5rj-eCg63vT9bPauvHSGy-WWzXPpE4DkpvUEefsbuFOgwwUGcYgwmC05vK6Fklx7yGYnqSxrSol7-3fzT7a9weieijw]

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