Transgender Inmate Count and Housing Placement

Kathryn Sosin Oeser filed this request with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction of Ohio.
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From: Kathryn Sosin Oeser


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

A complete and accurate count of all transgender inmates currently in custody in the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction 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 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Kathryn Sosin Oeser

From: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction



JoEllen Smith is currently out of the office. During her absence, please contact Sara French at Sara.French@odrc.state.oh.us (primary) or Ricky Sansom Seyfang at Ricky.Sansom-Seyfang@odrc.state.oh.us (secondary).

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From: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Hello,
I will follow up with the Office of Legal Services to see the status of your request.

From: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Hello,

Please see the information below:

A complete and accurate count of all transgender inmates currently in custody in the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction as mandated to be recorded by the Prison Rape Elimination Act including: 146 - as of today dates.
-the number of transgender women in custody 134
-the number of transgender women who are housed in men's facilities 134
-the number of transgender men in custody 12
-the number of transgender men who are housed in women's facilities 12
-the number of transgender people who are taking hormones 13

Thank you.

On May 2, 2019:
Subject: Ohio Open Records Law Request: Transgender Inmate Count and Housing Placement

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

A complete and accurate count of all transgender inmates currently in custody in the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction 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 10 business days.

Sincerely,

Kathryn Sosin Oeser

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From: Kathryn Sosin Oeser

Hi,

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

Sincerely,
Kathryn Sosin Oeser

From: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Hello,
I am trying to seek clarification on this request. Can you tell me what you mean by “major contraband”?

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