Reports re: use of privatization of correctional facilities

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs of the United States of America.
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To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 28, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All reports, statistics, associated data, and related materials regarding the prospect of prison privatization, the use of privatization, the efficiency/efficacy/benefits of prison privatization or privatized prisons (as a whole or in specific instances), potential shortcomings/concerns of privatization, and all other relevant materials. [For reference:]

This request is being made as part of an ongoing journalistic investigation. 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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton


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