Topic: Civil Rights

Records Request to Polk County, Tex., for Complaints Submitted in Polk County Jail During 2021 Winter Storm

March 18, 2021
Public records request to the Polk County Sheriff's Office seeking complaints submitted by the people detained at the Polk County Jail during the February 2021 crisis caused by a winter storm.

Records Request to Victoria County, Tex., for Assessments of 2021 Winter Storm’s Impact on Imprisoned Population

March 18, 2021
Public records request to the Victoria County Sheriff's Office seeking assessments of the impact of the February 2021 power crisis caused by a winter storm on county jail population.

FOIA to BOP Seeking Assessments of 2021 Texas Winter Storm’s Impact on Prison Population

March 18, 2021
FOIA request to the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) seeking assessments of the impact of the February 2021 power crisis caused by a winter storm on prison populations in BOP facilities in Texas.

Records Request to the Victoria County, Texas, for Complaints Submitted in Victoria County Jail During 2021 Winter Storm

March 18, 2021
Public records request to the Victoria County Sheriff's Office seeking complaints submitted by the people detained at the Victoria County Jail during the February 2021 crisis caused by a winter storm.

FOIA to BOP Seeking Complaints Submitted in Prisons Managed by Department of Criminal Justice During February 2021

March 18, 2021
FOIA request to the Bureau of Prisons seeking complaints submitted in facilities managed by BOP during the February 2021 crisis caused by a winter storm.

Records Request to Texas Department of Criminal Justice for Assessments of 2021 Winter Storm’s Impact on Imprisoned Population

March 18, 2021
Public records request to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice seeking assessments of the impact of the February 2021 power crisis caused by a winter storm on prison populations.

Records Request to D.C. Metropolitan Police Seeking Report on Swann Street Kettling

March 15, 2021
FOIA to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) seeking an internal report on Swann Street kettling, which MPD is refusing to release citing legal liability.

Records Request to D.C. Metropolitan Police Seeking Documents Used in Report on Swann Street Kettling

March 15, 2021
FOIA to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) seeking documents used in the creation of an internal report on Swann Street kettling, which MPD is refusing to release citing legal liability.

No Records Response from Arizona Attorney General’s Office Regarding Communications About Software Error Holding Inmates for Extended Time

March 8, 2021
The Arizona Attorney General's Office stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications regarding the software bug that led to inmates being held in prison longer than required.

Records Request to Arizona DOC for Communications with Gov. Ducey About Software Error Holding Inmates for Extended Time

March 8, 2021
Records request to the Arizona Department of Corrections seeking communications with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey regarding a software bug that has led to inmates being held in prison longer than required.