Procedures re: reporting inmate injury/death at public and privately-run correctional facilities (New Mexico Corrections Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the New Mexico Corrections Department of New Mexico.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following documents:

All procedures and associated forms (blank) relevant to the reporting of inmate injuries and death at both public and privately-run correctional facilities, should differences apply.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. 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.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: James, Jennifer, NMCD

Please see attached.

Jennifer R. James
Deputy General Counsel
New Mexico Corrections Department
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502-0116
(505) 827-8690 (please note new phone extension)

From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502

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