Information for Offenders
I. General Public. Pursuant to Wyo. Stat. § 7-19-106(m), the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) may release the following information regarding any individual who is or has been committed to the supervision and custody of the department, unless the release of that information could compromise the physical safety of the individual:
- Name and other identifying information;
- Photograph and physical description;
- Any conviction for which the individual was committed to supervision or custody
- of the WDOC;
- Projected parole eligibility, release and discharge dates;
- Current location of the individual's supervision or custody.
II. Public Records. Pursuant to Wyo. Stat. § 16-4-202 (a), all public records shall be open for inspection by any person at reasonable times, except as specifically provided for. The Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) may charge $0.50 per page for copies.
A public record is defined as "Any recorded information maintained by the WDOC, which is not confidential or privileged as defined by Wyoming Statute 16-4-201, Public Records Act, includes offender information authorized for public release."
Examples of WDOC public records that can be released are contracts, information regarding financial transactions involving public property, claims filed against WDOC, certain construction documents, maps, some letters, and records that WDOC is required to keep pursuant to law.
III. Probation and Parole Records. Pursuant to Wyo. Stat. § 7- 13-409, "All information and data obtained in the discharge of official duties by probation and parole agents is privileged information and shall not be disclosed directly or indirectly to anyone other than to the judge, the department or to others entitled to receive reports unless and until otherwise ' ordered by the judge, board or department."