Procedures and policies related to the handling of inmate grievances (Department of Corrections)

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


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wyoming Open Meetings Act and the Wyoming Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All procedures and policies related to the handling of inmate grievances.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Mark Horan


The Wyoming Department of Corrections received your Freedom of Information
Act request on September 19, 2014. You have requested all procedures and
policies related to the handling of inmate grievances.

Pursuant to your request I have attached a copy of WDOC Policy and
Procedure #3.100,* Inmate Communication and Grievance Procedure*. This
policy is also available on our departmental website:

Mark Horan
Public Information Officer
Wyoming Department of Corrections
1934 Wyott Dr. Ste 100
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
(307) 777-5889

E-Mail to and from me, in connection with the transaction
of public business, is subject to the Wyoming Public Records
Act and may be disclosed to third parties.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi Mark,

Thank you so much for your help with this.

Enjoy the day!