State-level solitary confinement policies/procedures and reporting requirements (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Washington, DC.
Tracking # 2015-04-13-0397F
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act of 1974, D.C. Code Ann. § 2-531 et seq. ("D.C. Act"), I hereby request the following records:

All policies/procedures and associated reporting requirements for facilities under this agency's jurisdiction (including juvenile, privately-operated, and those of various security level) related to the segregation of an inmate/person in custody/offender due to disciplinary, classification, medical, safety, or other reasons. Please include policies/procedures/reporting requirements for all such segregation activities, including, but not limited to, those associated with the following terms:

• solitary
• solitary confinement
• Security Housing Units
• Special Housing Units
• Intensive Management Units
• Restricted Housing Units
• Communication Management Units
• disciplinary segregation
• administrative segregation
• involuntary protective custody

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 9, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Department of Corrections

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Obebe, Segun (DOC)

Attached is a response to your below FOIA request.

OLUWASEGUN OBEBE
Records, Information & Privacy Officer
D.C. Department of Corrections
2000 Fourteenth Street, NW, 7th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009
202-671-2055 (phone)
202-671-1705 (fax)
segun.obebe@dc.gov<mailto:segun.obebe@dc.gov>

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello!

Thank you very much for your direction.

Best wishes,
Beryl

From: Obebe, Segun (DOC)

You’re welcome. Have a great day.

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