Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People (Department of Corrections)

Sarika Ram filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Oregon.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request Housing Options for Formerly Incarcerated People
Est. Completion None
Fix Required


From: Sarika Ram

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

-Any informational and educational materials distributed in correctional facilities about housing options available to inmates post-release
-Any currently valid policies/procedures detailing Department reentry services specific to accessing housing options post-release
-Any statistical reports detailing admission and release trends from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any statistical reports detailing recidivism data from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
-Any statistical reports regarding inmates' housing status prior to and following commitment to the Department from between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017

Please provide materials from all state correctional facilities and on a rolling basis, as they become available.

If you have any questions, please feel free to clarify via phone at 610-637-7745.

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.


Sarika Ram

From: Department of Corrections

Good morning,
I am the public records contact for the Oregon Department of Corrections, and I have replied to every request we have received, which has included a letter of acknowledgment, and a Fee Waiver Request form that needs to be filled out and returned to me. My email address is Nickie.basinger@doc.state.or.us<mailto:Nickie.basinger@doc.state.or.us> will you please send any replies and future requests to my email address? You are currently sending requests to Betty Bernt, she does not process PRR’s so please update your contact information. In addition, please look back in your records for all of my responses including the documents I have already sent. You can also send future requests to doc.generalpublicrecordrequests@doc.state.or.us<mailto:doc.generalpublicrecordrequests@doc.state.or.us> that is DOC’s general email account. Note, that all of DOC’s responses has fallen within the legal allotted response time.

Thank you,


Nickie Basinger
Communications Coordinator
Office: 503.945.9225

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