Non-Accepted Inmate Grievances Submitted by Out-of-State Inmates

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Vermont.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Vermont public records law (1 V.S.A. ยงยง 315-320), I hereby request the following records:

The log of all non-accepted inmate grievances originally submitted by out-of-state inmates. According to Section 6b Part iii of the Offender Grievance System for Field and Facilities, a database of these grievances are kept.

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, 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Turner, David

Dear Ms. Lipton,

Attached please find a log of rejected grievances from the Supplemental Housing Correctional Facility.

David Turner
Vermont Department of Corrections