|Submitted||Sept. 22, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
All complaints and formal/informal grievances referencing the following terms (in whole or part) or originating from the following locations:
• Whiteville Correctional Facility
• Silverdale Facilities
• South Central Correctional center
• Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility
• Hardeman County Correctional Facility
Please redact personally identifying information as necessary.
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 MuckRock.com, 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 7 business days, as the statute requires.
Beryl C.D. Lipton
See attached response.
Torrey S. Grimes, JD, MBA
Attorney, Office of General Counsel
Tennessee Department of Correction
P (615) 253-8240 F (615) 741-9280
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