Department of Public Safety

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Case No.

Subject

Report No.

14-02976 Not complying with department policy on retention of urine samples 47
14-04107 Property: Work furlough inmates 47
16-00198 Free photocopying and postage for indigent inmates 47
16-00419 State vehicle speeding on State highway 47
16-02380 Medical: Delay in being seen by facility health professionals 47
15-01447 Inmate accounts: Not allowed to tithe to inmate’s church 46
15-00690 Noncompliance with urinalysis procedure 46
14-02787 Inmate work furlough program waiting list 46
14-01343 Correctional facility not providing inmates with sufficient clothing 45
14-01258 Classification: Exception case 45
14-01215 Food Services: Served at incorrect temperature 45
12-03167 Disciplinary process: Duplicate misconduct charges 45
12-03309 Disciplinary process: Guilty finding based on possession of a matchbook 44
11-02636/  11-03992 Disciplinary process:  Inmates found guilty of physical interference or obstacle 43
11-02897 Classification:  Incorrect score 43
11-03115/  11-04067 Failure to transmit reports of sexual harassment to law enforcement for investigation 43
11-03238/  11-04300 Property:  Transfer and storage of personal property 43
12-00214 HPA:  Suspension of parole 43
12-00293 Union dues erroneously deducted from paychecks 43
12-00362 Disciplinary process:  Inmate found guilty for having a new tattoo 43
12-00916 Classification:  Improper score 43
11-02287 Disciplinary process:  Adjustment committee hearings for moderate misconducts 42
11-02099 Inmate accounts: Indigent inmate assessed for postage costs 42
11-02089 HPA: Procedural flaws in parole hearing 42
11-00186 Visitation: Delay in processing visitation list 42
11-01747 HPA: Untimely hearing 42
11-01635 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate misconduct charges 42
11-01485 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate misconduct charges 42
11-01109 Inmate accounts: Inmates not provided with account ledgers 42
11-00904 Store: Inmates not provided with order receipt 42
11-00586 Inmate accounts: Failure to transfer inmate’s funds 42
11-00353 Inmate accounts: Improper withholding of Federal tax refund 42
11-00147 Disciplinary process: Inmate found guilty of duplicate misconduct charges 42
10-03890 Disciplinary process:  Violating a rule that was not yet in effect 41
10-02349 Medical:  Improper co-payment charges 41
10-01465 Disciplinary process:  Improper escalation of severity of misconduct charge 41
10-01251 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate and inapplicable misconduct charges 41
10-01173 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate and inappropriate misconduct charges 41
10-01169 Reimbursement for holiday photos 41
10-01091 Increase in prices of store items without prior notice 41
10-00980 Erroneous information given to inmate regarding disposition of detainers 41
10-00920 Disciplinary process:  Erroneous and duplicate misconduct charges 41
10-00574 Property:  Restriction in amount to be transferred 41
10-00542 Substance abuse treatment schedule 41
10-00512 Delay in issuance of medical marijuana certificate 41
10-00218 Special diets not honored upon transfer to another facility 41
10-00132 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate misconduct charges 41
10-00127 Privileged correspondence 41
09-04393 Property:  Cash missing from inmate 41
09-03490 Inmate held beyond release date 40
09-03083 Classification:  Adverse reclassification hearing 40
09-02479/
09-02612
Disciplinary process:  Duplicate misconduct charges 40
09-02061 Visitation:  Disapproval of visitor 40
09-02025 Denied substance abuse treatment assessment 40
09-01803 Disciplinary process:  Inmate erroneously found guilty of misconducts 40
09-01593 Medical:  Inspection of records by inmate 40
09-00748 Disciplinary process:  Misconduct report listed erroneous charge 40
09-00471 Store:  Inmate improperly charged for order 40
09-00167 Mail:  Handling of confidential health care information 40
09-00154 HPA:  Guidelines were not followed 40
09-00092 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate misconduct charges 40
09-00048 Disciplinary process:  Duplicate misconduct charges 40
09-00012 Required to use recreation time for other activities 40
08-03063 Inmate was not returned to island where he was convicted 39
08-02987 Disciplinary process: Found guilty of duplicative charges 39
08-02158 Disciplinary process: Guilty finding was not supported by the facts 39
08-02150 Religion: Diets 39
08-00969 Disciplinary process: “Stacking” of charges 39
08-00738 Inmate account: Payment for prosthesis 39
08-00225 Disciplinary process: Found guilty of tampering with a urine sample 39
07-04052 Grievance procedure: Hawaii grievance forms unavailable at mainland facility 38
07-03252 Grievance procedure: Change in process 39
07-03243 Grievance procedure: Delayed responses 39
07-02912 Sentence: Incorrect release date 38
07-02849 Noncompliance with urinalysis procedure 38
07-02728 Disciplinary process: Found guilty of physical interference 38
07-02388 Compensation: Nonreceipt of inmate wages 38
07-01363 Compensation: Delay in processing workline pay raise 38
07-00637 Sentence: No presentence credit 38
07-00438 Medical: Denial of calcium supplement 38
07-00409 Sentence: Erroneous release date 38
07-00269 Sentence: Erroneous presentence credit 38
07-00119 Disciplinary process: Inmate who lit a cigarette found guilty of setting a fire 38
06-04137 Disciplinary process: Found guilty of the wrong charge 38
06-03508 Disciplinary process: Found guilty of fighting 38
06-03017 Inmate accounts: Deductions erroneously made 39
06-02748 Unable to receive credit for nonreceipt of a store order 37
06-02497 Sentence: Incorrect presentence credits 37
06-02184 Medical: Nonreceipt of reading glasses. 37
06-01130 Inmate accounts: Unauthorized use of restricted funds 37
06-00539 Inmate accounts: Notice of insufficient funds based on erroneous assumption 37
06-00111 Disciplinary process: Finding of guilt by an adjustment committee 37
06-00057/
06-00998
Medical: Improper use of prosthesis purchase agreement 37
05-04483 Disciplinary process: Multiple charges 36
05-04072 Library: Required parole form not available 36
05-03641 Mail: Delay in processing 36
05-02856 Required to complete program that he already completed 36
05-02330 Mail: Nonreceipt of photographs 37
05-01916 Medical: Unable to obtain shoes 36
04-05012 Inmate accounts: Garnishment 36
04-02716 Holiday photographs 35
04-01630 Visitation: Visitor identification 35
03-05174 Violation of law on substance abuse testing of inmates 35
03-05139 Inmate accounts:  Refund for newspaper subscription 34
03-04603 Sheriff:   Unable to serve lawsuit on the State 34
03-04007 Adjustment Committee decision overruled by warden 34
03-01565 Failure to transfer approved visitation list from one facility to another 34
03-00360 Mail:  Not allowed to receive book 34
02-05196 Records:  Presentence credits 34
02-04384 Store:  Availability of combs 34
02-03477 HPA: Lack of prior notice of parole revocation hearing 33
02-01940 Disciplinary process: Found guilty of multiple charges for one assault 33
02-01922 Inmate accounts: Interest-bearing accounts for Hawaii inmates in mainland facilities 33
02-00793 Inmate accounts: Transfer of funds 33
02-00675 Erroneous restitution requirement 33
02-00262 Visitation: Use of drug detection device on visitors 33
01-05597 Inmate accounts: Transfer to mainland prison 32
01-05352 Property:  Failure to transfer 34
01-04227 Mistreatment by State Capitol security officers 32
01-02902 Inmate accounts: Payment for prosthesis 32
01-02625 Not afforded confirmatory testing 32
01-02344 Unable to exercise right to vote 33
01-01253 Segregation: Excessive suspension of privileges 32
01-00116 Medical: Payment for treatment of chronic illnesses 32
00-05096 Sentence: Miscalculation of release date 32
00-02913 Sentence: Delay in setting minimum 31
99-06778 Access to mainland facility Table of Contents of confidential policies and procedures 31
99-04881 Charges for confirmatory urinalysis test 32
99-03169 Visitation: Denied visit with spouse 30
99-03099 Disciplinary process: Escape while on furlough 31
99-01902 Medical: Billed for eyeglasses 30
99-01677 Grievance procedure: Restatement of grievance at next level 30
99-01660 HPA: Suitable treatment program 30
99-01442 Sentence: Discrepancy in maximum and minimum terms 30
99-00932 Visitation: None for extended period 30
98-06594 Sentence: Minimum sentence expiration date 30
98-06474 Inmate phone unable to process long-distance call 29
98-05531 Instructions for drug assessment instrument 30
98-05307 Classification: Based on erroneous records 29
98-05143 Segregation: No credit for prehearing detention 29
98-05066 Nonpayment of restitution 29
98-05046 Official and legal telephone calls 29
98-04830 Property: Radio purchased at another facility disallowed 29
98-04610 Sentence: Presentence credit time 29
98-04370 Medical: Prosthesis purchase agreement 29
98-03620 Visitation: Segregated from other inmates 29
98-02360 Visitation: Missing request form 29
97-05794 Sentence: Delay in release from jail 28
97-05405 Rude conduct by deputy sheriff 28
97-04777 Sentence: Credit for time on parole 28
97-04576 Required to undergo sex offender treatment 28
97-04226 Confiscation of Office of Information Practices opinion letter 28
97-04204 Sentence: Erroneous sentencing date 28
97-03783 Sentence: No credit for time served 28
97-03354 Lithium test ordered by psychiatrist not performed 28
97-03307 Lack of laundry items 28
97-03237 Top bunk blocking view from control box 28
97-02788 Transfer to a high security facility 28
97-01986 Seeking release 28
97-01695 Dental treatment 28
97-01190 Not provided pre-confinement credits 28
97-00818 Male inmates strip searched in view of female corrections officers 28
97-00606 Not paid for work in correctional industries 28
96-06060 Inmates’ same name cause confusion 27
96-04337 Lack of raincoats 27
96-04184 Inmate transfer to a minimum security facility 27
96-03892 Segregation: Credit for prehearing detention 27
96-03647 Inmate accounts: Funds not transferred 27
96-03436/ 96-03437 Meager food portions 27
96-03016 Classification: Incorrect interpretation of instructions 27
96-02005 Contact lenses 27
96-01430 Bedside visit to dying mother 27
95-04642 HPA: Not credited with time served while on parole 26
95-04102 Sentence: Not credited with presentence time served 26
95-03682 Inmate accounts: Halfway house 26
95-03020 Transfer: Based on incorrect information 26
95-02405 Library: Denied access to law library 26
95-01544 Bail: Failure to return money posted 26
95-01503 Compensation: Not paid in full for work performed 26
95-00778 Segregation: Erroneous calculation of duration of disciplinary segregation 26
95-00364 Unclear pardon application form and firearm restriction 26
95-00336 Denial of confirmatory substance abuse test 26
94-05463 Classification: Erroneous consideration of prior conviction 26
94-04758 Telephone calls to Ombudsman’s Office 25
94-04670 Long hair 25
94-04293 Sentence: Mistaken identity 25
94-04091 Speeding sheriff’s vehicle 25
94-03819 Denied radio 25
94-03648 Library: Access to law library 25
94-03497 Sentence: Imprisonment beyond expiration 25
94-03098 Visitation: Two inmates 25
94-02116 Water leakage in work furlough center 28
94-01783 Removal of shoes by deputy sheriffs 25
94-01665 Property: Halfway house 25
94-01424 Segregation: Religious material 25
94-00910 Disciplinary process: Escape on furlough 25
94-00890 Dental: Toothache 25
94-00724 Erroneous information about TB test 25
94-00687 Substance abuse test procedures 25
94-00530 Inmate accounts: Halfway house 25
94-00446 Issuance of soap 25
94-00186 Property: Missing money and valuables 26
94-00135 Needs specially made shorts 25
94-00050 Segregation: Escape risk 25
93-06004 Attendance at fiancee’s funeral 24
93-04095 Religion: Breakfast during Ramadan 24
93-02450 Medical: Delay in surgery 24
93-01236 Dental: No follow-up treatment 24
93-00975 Illegal left turns by employees 24
93-00476 HPA: Restitution payments by parolee 24
92-03269 Food services: Food served after expiration date 23
92-02779 Disciplinary process: Duration of loss of privileges 23
92-02343 Marine Patrol: Harassment by officer 23
92-01785 Purchase of forfeited truck by employee 24
92-01499 Illegal U-turn by employee 23
92-00446 Assistance in filing amended tax return 23
92-00166 Sentence: Presentence credits 24
91-05036 Delay in notary public services 23
91-04979 Property: Lost package and tort claim check 23
91-04346 HPA: Erroneous minimum term 22
91-04014 HPA: Delay in payment of gate money 23
91-00861 Correspondence: Letters in Hawaiian language 22
91-00714 Library: Suspension of privileges 22
91-00711 Classification: Reprogrammed for negative drug test result 22
91-00295 HPA: Eligibility for “gate money” 22
91-00283 Liability for cost of private laboratory substance abuse confirmation test 23
90-05656 Classification: Reprogrammed for negative drug test result 22
90-05161 Religion: Counseling disallowed in special housing unit 22
90-04860 Classification: Reprogrammed for negative drug test result 22
90-03605 Classification: Reprogrammed for negative drug test result 22
90-03042 HPA: Eligibility for “gate money” 22
90-02591 Corrections: Treatment by private doctor 22
90-02082 Release date 21
90-01237 Inmate accounts: Charged for store orders not received 21
90-00743 Grievance procedure: Documentation of inmate receipt 21
89-06162 Visitation: Minor wife 21
89-01462 Segregation: Reasons for and conditions of segregation 21
88-05101 Segregation: Revision of facility administrative segregation policy 20
88-05092 Inmate accounts: Garnishment of earnings 23
88-04043 Denial of attendance at “hanai” brother’s funeral 19
88-03861 Conditions of confinement for female inmates 19
88-02611 Interisland travel cost upon release 19
88-02357 Medical: Confidentiality of AIDS-related information 20
88-02253 Segregation: Credit toward disciplinary segregation 19
88-01998 Segregation: Access to legal materials in disciplinary segregation 19
88-01577 Restricted use of Stainback Highway 27
88-01312 Segregation: Credit toward disciplinary segregation 19
88-00525 Property: Receipt for confiscated items 20
88-00176 Visitation: Denial 19
88-00085 Delay in processing marriage request 19
87-04592 Delay in release from facility 19
87-04133 Lack of notification of furlough policy 19
87-04018 Medical: Error in administrative medication 18
87-03592 Medical: Access to records 19
87-03480 Inmate accounts: Withholding funds for restitution 19
87-03224 Delay in processing inmate identification card 18
87-03153 Medical: AIDS management 18
87-03136 Classification: Transfer due to classification error 19
87-03015 Inmate accounts: Monetary gifts to inmates 22
87-02898 Correspondence: Length of outgoing letter 19
87-02779 Delay in release from facility 18
87-02661 Medical: Housing of inmate with special needs 18
87-02437 Computation of pre-trial credits 18
87-02229 Issuance of handbook to pre-trial detainees 19
87-02078 Segregation: Recreation during administrative segregation 18
87-01933 Improper notification of urinalysis 19
87-00664 Failure to issue handbook to inmate 18
87-00250 Classification: Notice to inmate of security/custody increase 18
86-04118 Disciplinary process: Adjustment committee decision 18
86-03632 Denial of request to visit terminally ill grandmother 17
86-03629 Visitation: Strip search of visitor 18
86-03482 Grievance procedure: Responsibility for attaching lower level grievance responses with subsequent grievance 18
86-03335 Visitation: Accommodation of handicapped visitor 19
86-03254 Medical: Dispensing analgesics and cough syrup 18
86-02776 Classification: Incorrect security scoring 18
86-02775 Classification: Access to manual 18
86-01964 Attendance at funeral 17
86-01820 Visitation: Rejection of visitor with prior criminal conviction 17
86-01785 Disciplinary process: Noncompliance with minor misconduct procedure and unauthorized sanction 18
86-01730 Disciplinary process: Extension of disciplinary segregation 17
86-01595 Telephone: Long-distance calls 17
86-01367 Medical: Emergency dental treatment 17
86-00990 Grievance procedure: Response by same official at successive steps 17
86-00946 Medical: Use of special device 17
86-00810 Segregation: Credit toward disciplinary segregation 17
86-00727 Segregation: For nondisciplinary reasons 19
86-00590 Segregation: Pending investigation of misconduct 17
86-00409 Disciplinary process: Copy of adjustment committee findings and disposition 17
85-03972 Mass punishment 17
85-03925 Telephone: Long-distance calls 17
85-03656 Staffing of security post 16
85-03636 Facility staff’s handling of request for reduction of minimum sentence 17
85-03596 Radio playing 17
85-02942 Disciplinary process: Adjustment committee bypassed 16
85-02867 Corrections: Visitor strip search 22
85-02790 Grievance procedure: Copies not provided inmates 16
85-02548 Visitation: Incorrect notation on visitor’s record 16
85-02269 Medical: Prescription bifocal glasses 16
85-01660 Correspondence: Privileges during segregation 16
85-01348 Inmate accounts: Reimbursement 16
85-00862 Correspondence: Magazine subscriptions 17
85-00099 Delay in response to grievance 16
84-03997 Disciplinary process: Noncompliance with policy 16
84-03995 Disciplinary process: Adjustment committee findings 16
84-03074 Alleged assault of ward 16
84-03023 Disciplinary process: Inmate’s use of force in self-defense 16
84-02976 Medical: Inadequate treatment 16
84-02770 Inclusion of dismissed misconduct charge in staff report 15
84-02646 Telephone: Long-distance calls 15
84-02409 Notice to family of inmate’s serious illness 16
84-02305 Medical: Confidentiality of inmate’s tuberculosis test result 15
84-02210 Improper information in staff report 16
84-01900 Counsel substitute at adjustment hearing 21
84-01827 Disciplinary process: Partiality of adjustment committee members 15
84-01779 Segregation: Pending investigation of misconduct 15
84-01758 Urinalysis procedure 17
84-01326 Disciplinary process: Minor misconduct procedure 16
84-01172 Classification: Access to manual 15
84-00509 Visitation: Length of special visits 15
84-00490 Unequal compensation to female inmates 16
84-00489 Unequal compensation to female inmates 16
84-00457 Grievance procedure: Response by same official at successive steps 15
83-03612 Visitation: Restrictions during visits 15
83-03157 Grievance procedure: Access to forms 15
83-02801 Grievance procedure: Restriction on number of grievances inmate may file 14
83-02482 Release of documents by facility 14
83-02428 Property: Lack of control system 17
83-00989 Disciplinary process: Delay in filing charges 14
83-00319 Nonpayment for craft items 14
83-00313 Segregation: Excessive duration of administrative segregation 14
82-01686 Use of force policy 17
82-01220 Unable to participate in furlough program because of detainer 14
82-01059 Inmate compensation 13
82-00928 Grievance procedure: Verification of staff receipt 16
82-00859 Pricing of store items 14
82-00614 Educational furlough 15
82-00436 Segregation: Recreation during disciplinary segregation 13
81-02829 Telephone: Long-distance calls 12
81-02409 Employment furloughs 13
81-01654 Inmate compensation 12
81-01378 Grievance procedure: Late responses 12
81-01217 Correspondence: Processing 12
81-00959 Segregation: Consecutive terms of confinement 13
81-00812 Telephone: Attorney calls 12
81-00094 Inadequate inmate compensation 13
80-0939 Lights in cells 11
80-02837 Nonreceipt of store order 12
80-02544 Disciplinary process: Sanctions for minor misconduct. 12
80-02310 Accounting of slaughtered cattle and hogs 12
80-01548 Disciplinary process: Procedural errors 11
80-01532 Procedures in the event of fire 12
80-01526 Food services: Nutritional adequacy 11
79-03146 Medical: Treatment 11
79-02765 Legal representation 11
79-02322 Visitation: Denial of visit 10
79-02262 HPA: Minimum sentence 10
79-00751 Resocialization furlough 10
79-00529 Inmate compensation 10
78-01808 Telephone: Privileges 9
78-01679 Telephone and body cavity searches 9
78-01459 Visitation: Privileges 9
78-01159 Administrative review 9
78-00613 Visitation: Strip searches of visitors 9
77-02865 Visitation: Privileges 9
77-01579 Correspondence: Mail distribution 9
77-00146 Medical: Denial of treatment 8
76-02477 Medical: Delay in treatment 7
76-00105 Tort claims 7
75-01515 HPA: Copy of rules 6
75-01399 Visitation: Denial of visit on holiday 6
74-00803 Correspondence: Privileged mail 5
74-00635 Access to list of inmates 5
74-00208 Correspondence: Privileged mail 5
73-00629 Desire for treatment program 5
72-01712 HPA: Incorrect release date 4
72-01438 Grievance procedure: Lack of response 4
72-00766 Food services: Denial of special diet 4
72-00369 Medical: Treatment 3
71-01638 Transfer: Wishes to remain at facility 3
71-01527 Furlough 3
71-01435 Disciplinary process: Hearing on charges 3
71-01103 Medical: Emergency treatment 3
71-00283 Correspondence: Privileged mail 2
71-00160 Food services: Sanitation 2
70-01106 Property: Failure to return 2
70-00653 Inmate accounts: Bank 2
70-00565 Hawaii Paroling Authority (HPA): Discrimination 2
70-00525 Segregation: Solitary confinement 1
69-00406 Commutation processing 1
69-00022 Medical: Lack of proper care 1