Transgender Inmate Count and Housing Placement

Kathryn Sosin Oeser filed this request with the State of New Jersey Department of Corrections of New Jersey.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Kathryn Sosin Oeser

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A complete and accurate count of all transgender inmates currently in custody in the Department of Corrections as mandated to be recorded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act including:
-the number of transgender women in custody
-the number of transgender women who are housed in men's facilities
-the number of transgender men in custody
-the number of transgender men who are housed in women's facilities
-the number of transgender people who are taking hormones

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.


Kathryn Sosin Oeser

From: State of New Jersey Department of Corrections

Ms. Oeser,

Please see the attached response which was emailed to you on Friday, April 11th.

Thank you.

NJDOC Record Custodian

From: Kathryn Sosin Oeser


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

Kathryn Sosin Oeser