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The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) Communications Division handles media and general inquiries for information. The office can be reached at MDOCOfficeofCommunications@mdoc.state.ms.us, 601-359-5608, 359-5289 or 601-5689.

Public records requests can be sent directly to the Public Records Officer at https://www.mdoc.ms.gov/Documents/Proposed%20Public%20Records%20Act%20MDOC%20Policy%20MG%20FINAL.pdf. 

Inmate records can be obtained by contacting LaTisha K. Lockhart, Records Division, LALockhart@mdoc.state.ms.us, or  601-933-2889, ext. 6054.

Requests for academic research should be directed to  Dr. Delicia McGee, Division of Policy, Planning, Research & Evaluation, ddmcgee@mdoc.state.ms.us​ or (601) 359-6174.

Requests or questions about inmate transfers should be directed to Constituent Services. To reach that division, contact the operator at 601-359-5600.                                                                                   

Questions about a specific inmate’s welfare should be directed to the inmate’s case manager, warden or superintendent of the prison where the inmate is housed. 

If inquiring about a specific offender, please provide name, date-of-birth, and Social Security number or MDOC number (if possible).

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