Records pertaining to an investigation into allegations of corruption involving several Department of Correction employees constituted a "security investigation" within the meaning of C.G.S. §18-101f and were not subject to disclosure to an individual committed to the custody of the commissioner of correction. Vernon Horn appealed to the Freedom of Information Commission alleging that the Department of Correction and its director of security violated the Freedom of Information Act by failing to comply with his request for copies of documentation regarding a certain investigation at "Corrigan-Radgowski CC." The respondents claimed that the requested records were exempt from disclosure pursuant to C.G.S. §18-101f. The FOIC noted that C.G.S. §18-101f provides, in relevant part, that "[a] personnel or medical file or similar file concerning a current or former employee of the Department of Correction…including, but not limited to, a record of a security investigation of such employee by the department…shall not be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, as defined in section 1-200, to any individual committed to the custody or supervision of the [c]ommissioner of [c]orrection." The FOIC found that the requested records pertained to an investigation into allegations of corruption involving several Department of Correction employees. The investigation was conducted by the department's security division and were found to be records of a "security investigation" within the meaning of C.G.S. §18-101f. The complainant is an individual committed to the custody of the commissioner of correction. Accordingly, the records were found exempt from disclosure pursuant to C.G.S. §18-101f. The respondents did not violate the FOIA as alleged. The complaint was dismissed.

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