Freedom of Information Requests
The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC)
Communications Division receives requests for
information that is available to the public under
the State of Mississippi Open Records laws and MDOC policy and standard
operating procedures. The MDOC Communications Division responds to freedom of
information requests within fourteen (14) working days of the date the request
In many cases the information requested can be
provided the same date the request is made. However, there are requests that
involve research that can take longer to complete.
When making a
request for information
please provide the following:
Nature of request: media request, legal request, student or teacher
research request, offender family request, etc.
5. Detailed description of the information seeking
to obtain. If inquiring about a specific offender, please provide name,
date-of-birth, and social security number or MDOC number (if possible).