NC Prohibited Books, Periodicals, CD's

Alec Shea filed this request with the North Carolina Department of Corrections of North Carolina.
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From: Alec Shea

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Carolina Public Records Law (G.S. ยงยง 132-1 through 132-10), I hereby request the following documents:

All lists of material that is prohibited for North Carolina prisoners, including periodicals, books and audio

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Alec Shea

From: Higgins, Gerald

Mr. Shea,

Per your public records request dated July 26, 2017:

Below are two sections of our Policy and Procedures Manual regarding items that inmates can/cannot have while in prison:

There is not a specific list of prohibited periodicals, books or audio. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Thank you.

Jerry Higgins
Communications Officer/Adult Correction
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
512 S. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC
(919) 436-3129

Mail Address: 4202 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4202<><>



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