Please do not use the following form for emergencies. If this is an emergency call the facility where the inmate is housed.

Thank you for visiting the Massachusetts Department of Correction website. We would like to hear from you if you have a comment, concern or question about an inmate.  To contact us online, please complete the Citizen Inquiry form. Note that we will not be able to process incomplete or inaccurate entries. Please fill in as much information as possible so that your inquiry may be fully reviewed. Also, please provide your contact information so we may communicate the outcome of your inquiry.

This form is for general inquiries only. Massachusetts public records requests must be submitted using the Massachusetts public records request form.


Notification Disclaimer

Communications made through this electronic mail and message system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, attorneys or representatives with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the Commonwealth or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, attorneys or representatives where notice to the Commonwealth is required by any state, federal or local laws, rules or regulations.

CORI Release and Authorization to Release Medical Information

Please be advised that the Department of Correction and its employees/agents are unable to provide any information that would otherwise violate Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) laws or other state confidentiality laws, including but not limited to evaluative, intelligence, or medical/mental health information, in the absence of an appropriate CORI Release and/or an Authorization to Release Medical Information completed and signed by the inmate. All forms are available to inmates through their respective institutional staff upon request.