Re: Public Records Request Regarding Prisoners with Disabilities in Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (“DOC”) Facilities

Jamelia Morgan filed this request with the Department of Correctional Services of Nebraska.
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From: Jamelia Morgan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-712), I hereby request the following records:

1. The number of prisoners who have been identified by DOC as blind or as having visual impairments;
2. The number of prisoners who have been identified by DOC as deaf or as being hard of hearing;
3. The number of prisoners who have been identified by DOC as being blind and deaf;
4. The number of prisoners who have been identified by DOC as having mobility impairments (e.g., spinal cord injuries, quadriplegia, etc.);
5. The number of prisoners who have been identified by DOC as requiring a mobility device (e.g., cane, wheelchair, walker, etc.);
6. All current DOC Administrative Directives, guidelines, manuals, and policies governing the provision of services and compliance procedures under the ADA;
7. All current DOC Administrative Directives, guidelines, manuals, and policies governing ADA grievance procedures for prisoners;
8. The number of ADA-related grievances by prisoners with disabilities that were filed from January 2013-December 2015;
9. The number of ADA-related grievances filed by prisoners with disabilities that were resolved from January 2013-December 2015; and
10. The number of ADA-related grievances filed by prisoners with disabilities that are currently pending.

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 4 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jamelia Morgan

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