Private Prison Operator Fined Nearly $44,000

Private Prison Operator Fined Nearly $44,000

WAS THE TDOC KEEPING IT A SECRET? by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 20, 2017) — The Associated Press (AP) reported on Wednesday that private prison owner/operator CoreCivic has been fined close to $44,000 by the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) for conducting head-count procedures incorrectly at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC). CoreCivic, formerly known as […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Work Detail Gender Discrimination and Possible Public Safety Risk

Tennessee Inmate Reports Work Detail Gender Discrimination and Possible Public Safety Risk

“IS TDOC PUTTING THE PUBLIC AT RISK?” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 19, 2017) — An inmate at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) in Pikeville, TN has reported workplace discrimination against men in favor of female inmates who may not qualify for the jobs they have been awarded. The Post & Email first received a letter […]

TDOC Spokeswoman Says Inmate’s Letters “Fictitious”

TDOC Spokeswoman Says Inmate’s Letters “Fictitious”

BASED ON WHAT EVIDENCE? by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 16, 2017) — Over the last two months, editor of Nooganomics David Tulis has received a number of letters from Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, a prolific writer and documentarian who has relentlessly pursued the exposure of corruption within the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC). Harmer is […]

Inmate Report: “Locked Down and Doing Time with Bed-Bugs”

Inmate Report:  “Locked Down and Doing Time with Bed-Bugs”

“SQUALID DEHUMANIZING CONDITIONS” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 13, 2017) — In a letter received on Monday, an inmate at the South Central Correctional Facility (SCCF) in Clifton, TN reiterated a recent complaint made to WSMV Channel 4 in Nashville that there is a “bedbug infestation” at the facility. SCCF is owned and operated by CoreCivic, […]

Report: Inmate “High on Meth” Attacks Correction Officer at Tennessee Prison

Report:  Inmate “High on Meth” Attacks Correction Officer at Tennessee Prison

SPOKESMAN SAYS “SAFETY AND SECURITY” “TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY” DESPITE MULTIPLE STAFF AND INMATE ASSAULTS by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 12, 2017) — WSMV Channel 4 in Nashville reported on Friday another assault on a correction officer at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN. The assault is the second of which The Post & […]

Mother Releases 911 Call from Domestic Assault

Mother Releases 911 Call from Domestic Assault

PERPETRATED BY NOW-CUSTODIAL PARENT by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 10, 2017) — The case of “Michelle Robinson,” who lost custody of her toddler daughter to the child’s father, Eric Crutchfield, early last year, began with his assaulting her when the child was still an infant. Robinson received a copy of a 911 audio-recording resulting from a […]

MCCX Inmate Reports Ongoing Harassment

MCCX Inmate Reports Ongoing Harassment

TELLS COMMISSIONER:  “FIRE WARDEN PHILLIPS” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 9, 2017) — TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, continues to report difficulties with Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) staff since he was placed in protective custody (PC) at the end of July following an altercation with the gang member which he believes was “orchestrated.” PC […]

Mayor Ganim, Fire Chief Thode, Police Chief Perez to Honor the Lives Lost on September 11, 2017

Mayor Ganim, Fire Chief Thode, Police Chief Perez to Honor the Lives Lost on September 11, 2017

CITY OF BRIDGEPORT FIRST RESPONDERS TO UNITE FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 8, 2017) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Bridgeport Fire Chief Richard Thode, Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez, Bridgeport Fire Department, Bridgeport Police Department, City Council members, City of Bridgeport leadership, employees and members of the community […]

Mayor Ganim Responds to Houston Mayor Turner’s Call with Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Mayor Ganim Responds to Houston Mayor Turner’s Call with Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

MAYOR GANIM AND BRIDGEPORT FIRST RESPONDERS TO COLLECT TOILETRIES AND MONETARY DONATIONS AT THE ORIGINAL VAZZY’S  from Delmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov                                            (Sep. 7, 2017) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Bridgeport Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Bridgeport Police Department, Bridgeport Fire Department, 70th Barnum Festival Ringmaster Johnny Vazzano, Bridgeport American Medical Response (AMR), […]

Former Tennessee Defendant’s Complaints Against Two Attorneys, Two Prosecutors Advance to Next Level

Former Tennessee Defendant’s Complaints Against Two Attorneys, Two Prosecutors Advance to Next Level

“IF ROY HADN’T DONE THOSE ARTICLES, THEY WOULD HAVE DISMISSED THE COMPLAINT” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 6, 2017) — A four-year-old Roane County, TN extortion case closed without a trial in late June continues to reveal new information which the former defendant, Roy Cook, is pursuing through the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility (BOPR) in […]

Gang Activity, Staff Misconduct and Retaliation Reportedly Continue at TTCC

Gang Activity, Staff Misconduct and Retaliation Reportedly Continue at TTCC

“ALL OF THEM HAD BUTCHERS (KNIFES)” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 2, 2017) — The Post & Email has received another report from an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN of warden and staff misconduct, a knife fight among five other inmates, inadequate hygiene supplies, and alleged coercion on the part […]

Inmate Safety on the Federal Docket

Inmate Safety on the Federal Docket

TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 2019 by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 29, 2017) — A trial date has been set for a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in May against private prison operator CoreCivic, its CEO, and a number of its employees at the South Central Correctional Facility (SCCF) in Clifton, TN. The case, No. 1:17-cv-00041, was […]

Bridgeport’s Finance Department Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Bridgeport’s Finance Department Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

THE GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS BRIDGEPORT WITH HIGHEST AWARD IN GOVERNMENT FINANCE REPORTING from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Aug. 28, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim and Finance Director Kenneth Flatto announced today the City of Bridgeport received National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association […]

MCCX Inmate Names Names in Gang-Member Confrontation

MCCX Inmate Names Names in Gang-Member Confrontation

“DEAR COMMISSIONER PARKER…” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 28, 2017) — The following copy of a letter addressed to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker was received by this writer on Monday and provides full details about a confrontation at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) in Wartburg, TN on July 28, 2017 between […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Food Rations Cut in Half, Impending Lawsuit

Tennessee Inmate Reports Food Rations Cut in Half, Impending Lawsuit

DESPITE NO LIBRARY ACCESS by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 27, 2017) — In a letter received on Thursday, Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer reported from protective custody (PC) that prisoners in that section of the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) are provided meals containing half the amount of food received by those in the general population. “PC” […]

Pro-Police Movement Thanks Phoenix PD for Taking Action Against Protesters

Pro-Police Movement Thanks Phoenix PD for Taking Action Against Protesters

AT TRUMP RALLY AUGUST 22 by Nohl Rosen, Rally for L.E., ©2017 (Aug. 26, 2017) — The pro-police movement Rally For Law Enforcement is commending the Phoenix Police Department for helping protect the public from violent protesters at President Trump’s rally held in Phoenix on Tuesday. “When you throw bottles and other objects at police […]

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