Inmate Alleges Abuse of Contracted Workers by Private Prison Operator

Inmate Alleges Abuse of Contracted Workers by Private Prison Operator

AND “FAKE JOBS” FOR INMATES AT TAXPAYERS’ EXPENSE by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 21, 2017) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN who has provided a recent number of reports alleging a prisoners-for-profit scheme, violated administrative policies and gang violence at the privately-run prison alleged in a February 4, 2017 […]

Whistleblower Inmate “Quickly” Dropped from Pro-Social Life Skills Class

Whistleblower Inmate “Quickly” Dropped from Pro-Social Life Skills Class

AFTER FILING COMPLAINT, THREATENING TO EXPOSE ALLEGED SCHEME BY PRISON TO GARNER FEDERAL DOLLARS by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 18, 2017) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN who recently blew the whistle on his placement in and ineligibility for the Pro-Social Life Skills class reports that his enrollment was […]

Inmate Demands Removal from Same Course Cited by Walter Fitzpatrick

Inmate Demands Removal from Same Course Cited by Walter Fitzpatrick

“STOP THIS FRAUDULENT ACT” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 12, 2017) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN has filed a complaint similar to that made by Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III almost two years ago when he was forced into the Pro-Social Life Skills (PSLS) class at Northwest Correctional Complex […]

Mayor Ganim to Welcome Syrian Refugee Family to Bridgeport

Mayor Ganim to Welcome Syrian Refugee Family to Bridgeport

FAMILY OF 5 FLED SYRIAN CIVIL WAR, ACCEPTED AS REFUGEES INTO BRIDGEPORT; ARRIVAL WAS DELAYED DUE TO TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER Media Advisory from Dalmarys Matos, (475) 225-5434, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Feb. 10, 2017) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, Syrian Family, City Officials, City Council members, WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will welcome Fradh Faouri and her four children, Syrian […]

Private Prison Company Reports Higher Earnings, Citing Hartsville, TN Facility

Private Prison Company Reports Higher Earnings, Citing Hartsville, TN Facility

ARE THE INMATES RIGHT? by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 9, 2017) — A NASDAQ report by private prison operator CoreCivic dated February 8, 2017 indicates the company earned increased revenues during the fourth quarter of 2016 and 2016 overall as compared to 2015. Formerly Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), CoreCivic operates detention facilities, reentry programs and […]

Blizzard!

Blizzard!

UP TO 15 INCHES OR MORE EXPECTED by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 9, 2017) — After a second consecutive exceptionally mild winter, Connecticut and other northeastern states are now feeling the full force of Winter Storm Chris, which could leave more than a foot of snow and has brought strong winds, treacherous roads and poor visibility. […]

Larry Wallace is the Incumbent Grand Jury Foreman Now Running into His Third Year!!

Larry Wallace is the Incumbent Grand Jury Foreman Now Running into His Third Year!!

A SENIOR BANKING OFFICIAL EMPLOYED BY OR DEEPLY CONNECTED WITH THE ATHENS FEDERAL COMMUNITY BANK ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN “HAND PICKED” INTO THE FOREMANSHIP OF THE McMINN COUNTY TENNESSEE GRAND JURY SINCE 2011! by Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, blogging at The Jaghunter, ©2017 (Feb. 8, 2017) — McMinn County Tennessee Grand Jury Notice for February 2017- […]

Ganim Touts Accomplishments of First Six Months of Mayor’s Initiative on Re-entry Affairs (MIRA)

Ganim Touts Accomplishments of First Six Months of Mayor’s Initiative on  Re-entry Affairs (MIRA)

DOZENS OF RETURNING CITIZENS PLACED IN JOBS POST INCARCERATION; NEW PARTNERSHIPS LAUNCHED BETWEEN AREA BUSINESSES, SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, AND CONNECTICUT STATE GOVERNMENT TO CREATE REAL 2nd CHANCES  from Dalmarys Matos (475) 225-5434, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Feb. 7, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today is touting the substantive accomplishments of the Mayor’s Initiative on Re-entry Affairs […]

‘So-Called’ Judge James Robart’s Dangerous Political Stunt: “Robart Opens a Wide Window to Allow Alien Terrorists to Enter America,” says D.C. Law Professor

‘So-Called’ Judge James Robart’s Dangerous Political Stunt: “Robart Opens a Wide Window to Allow Alien Terrorists to Enter America,” says D.C. Law Professor

“NO LEGAL BASIS” News provided by Professor Victor Williams, Chair of Law Professors and Lawyers for Trump, ©2017, originally posted at PRNewswire (Feb. 7, 2017) — BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 6, 2017/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Washington, D.C. attorney and law professor Victor Williams today issues a harsh condemnation of Judge James Robart’s suspension of President Trump’s travel ban.  “Robart pulled […]

TTCC Inmate Reports Guards “Allow Junkies to Run Wild”

TTCC Inmate Reports Guards “Allow Junkies to Run Wild”

IS AN INVESTIGATION IN ORDER? by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 6, 2017) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN told The Post & Email in a letter received Friday that both regular employees and contractors from G4S, a private security company supplying stand-in correction officers, “allowed these junkies to run […]

Report: Three Riots in Shelby County Jail Since October, Officer “Briefly Held Hostage”

Report:  Three Riots in Shelby County Jail Since October, Officer “Briefly Held Hostage”

INMATE ALLEGES “3 RIOTS AND ONE PEACEFUL PROTEST” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 2, 2017) — Last week, The Post & Email received a letter dated January 18, 2017 in which an inmate at the Shelby County jail in Memphis, TN conveyed a heretofore unreported story to this publication of three “riots” plus a “peaceful” protest […]

The Post & Email Contacts CoreCivic’s Executive Vice President on Inmate Allegations

The Post & Email Contacts CoreCivic’s Executive Vice President on Inmate Allegations

AT TROUSDALE TURNER CORRECTIONAL CENTER by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 1, 2017) — On January 24, The Post & Email anonymously published a letter from an inmate alleging delayed medical care followed by a suicide attempt after being left in a shower stall for two days. The inmate reported that out of desperation, he assaulted a […]

Report: Disabled Tennessee Inmate Waiting More than Three Years for Prosthetic Limb

Report:  Disabled Tennessee Inmate Waiting More than Three Years for Prosthetic Limb

“I STILL DO NOT HAVE A LEG” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2017) — On Tuesday, The Post & Email received a letter from an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN regarding an unresolved medical issue compounded by a stroke and its aftermath. The inmate is presently confined to a wheelchair.  […]

Trump to Announce Supreme Court Nominee Tuesday Evening

Trump to Announce Supreme Court Nominee Tuesday Evening

8:00 P.M., FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2017) — The Post & Email has just received an email notification that President Donald J. Trump will be announcing his nominee to fill the ninth seat on the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, at 8:00 PM EST on […]

TTCC Inmate Reports Attack Plot Allegedly Sanctioned by “Unit Manager”

TTCC Inmate Reports Attack Plot Allegedly Sanctioned by “Unit Manager”

ARE THERE CORRECTION OFFICERS WHO ARE CRIMINALS? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 30, 2017) — On Saturday, The Post & Email received a one-page letter from an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC), about which we have written extensively over the last nine months. Although open for only 13 months, the institution has reportedly […]

Inmate Letters Continue to Contradict Private Prison Company’s Claim of Safety, Efficiency

Inmate Letters Continue to Contradict Private Prison Company’s Claim of Safety, Efficiency

“WE HAD A STABBING DURING LUNCH…” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 25, 2017) — On Sunday, the Knoxville News Sentinel published a guest editorial by Harley Lappin, Chief Corrections Officer and Executive Vice President of CoreCivic, a private prison operator based in Nashville. In his column, Lappin defended the company’s record of reportedly lowering costs and […]

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