State/local policies re: hostages within correctional facilities (Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of North Dakota.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. ยง 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

All policies, procedures, memorandums of agreements, other memos, directives, communications, occurrence reports, and any other relevant materials regarding the reporting, negotiations, control, aftermath, and general treatment of hostages taken or individuals restrained in a hostage-like manner by individuals detained or under the supervision of facilities maintained under the jurisdiction of this agency, including juvenile, local, and private facilities, if applicable. If additional policies are maintained by other agencies, direction indicating such would be greatly appreciated.

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


Beryl Lipton

From: Linster, Michelle L.

To whom it may concern,

The North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation does not have a specific policy addressing this issue.

Thank you,

Michelle L. Linster | Administrative Assistant III / Public Information Officer
P.O. Box 1898, 3100 Railroad Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58502-1898
p: (701) 328-6362 | f: (701) 328-6651
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DOCR MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is to enhance public safety, reduce the risk of future criminal behavior by holding adult and juvenile offenders accountable, and to provide opportunities for change.


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