Another TTCC Inmate Reports “Big Gang Fight” on Thanksgiving Day

Another TTCC Inmate Reports “Big Gang Fight” on Thanksgiving Day

“THIS PLACE HASN’T CHANGED MUCH” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 10, 2017) — As has been reported by numerous inmates and their relatives over eight months, an updated report on conditions at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) from an inmate states that a “big gang fight” occurred on Thanksgiving Day resulting in multiple stabbings. While […]

Another TTCC Horror Story

Another TTCC Horror Story

“EVERYTHING IS GETTING SUBVERTED BY THE OFFICIALS HERE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 7, 2017) — On Friday, the relative of an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN contacted The Post & Email to relate accounts of horrific conditions within the prison similar to those which have been reported by both […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Medical Treatment Rendered as “Punishment”

Tennessee Inmate Reports Medical Treatment Rendered as “Punishment”

“SIMILAR TO BEING IN THE ‘HOLE’” by Raymond Wright, TDOC #216628 (Dec. 30, 2016) — [Editor’s Note: The Post & Email received the following letter on Wednesday of this week and will be sending a link to this article, as well as an article published on Wednesday regarding prison medical concerns, to Tennessee Department of […]

TTCC Inmate Reports “Major Gang War”

TTCC Inmate Reports “Major Gang War”

ON THANKSGIVING DAY? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 18, 2016) — Another inmate from the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) has reported in a letter that “the entire facility is on lockdown due to a major gang war between the ‘Crips’ and the ‘Bloods.’ This is largely due to the understaffing and poor oversight at this […]

TTCC Conditions Horrific, Say Inmate Relatives

TTCC Conditions Horrific, Say Inmate Relatives

“HARTSVILLE PRISON CONTINUES TO TREAT HUMANS WORSE THAN ANIMALS” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 23, 2016) — On Friday at 9:56 AM EDT, the following message was sent to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Communications Director Neysa Taylor: Good morning, Ms. Taylor, I know last month you claimed that the dozens of reports I have received […]

Trousdale Inmate Reports Privileges Earned Are Disregarded

Trousdale Inmate Reports Privileges Earned Are Disregarded

IN FAVOR OF NEW ARRIVALS by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 6, 2016) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN reported through a letter received on Tuesday that despite his having arrived at the facility in late April as a minimum-security prisoner eager to work and with a history of good […]

Prison Inmate Accuses Staff of Attempted Murder

Prison Inmate Accuses Staff of Attempted Murder

FROM ALLEGED WITHHOLDING OF MEDICAL CARE by Jeffery Douglas, TDOC #467106, ©2015 (Dec. 9, 20015) — [Editor’s Note:  The following sworn affidavit was received on Monday, December 7, 2015 from the inmate noted above, who is housed at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN. In September, Mr. Douglas reported that he was not […]

Inmates with Serious Medical Conditions Allege Inadequate Treatment by Tennessee Department of Correction

Inmates with Serious Medical Conditions Allege Inadequate Treatment by Tennessee Department of Correction

CHRONIC KIDNEY FAILURE, MULTIPLE HERNIAS, CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 14, 2015) — Early on Monday afternoon, The Post & Email sent a message to four Tennessee legislators regarding two seriously ill inmates housed at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville. The legislators are Sen. Ken Yager, Sen. Ed Jackson, Sen. Thelma […]

Fitzpatrick Reports Another Prisoner “Held Hostage” in Class for Cash

Fitzpatrick Reports Another Prisoner “Held Hostage” in Class for Cash

LEARNING-DISABLED MAN FORCED TO TAKE CLASS FROM WHICH HE WILL NEVER GRADUATE, DESPITE VOCATIONAL SKILLS AND AVAILABLE PROGRAMS by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 30, 2015) — The Post & Email is in receipt of a letter dated “15 August 2015” from Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN […]

Tennessee Inmate Describes Permanent Injury from Inadequate Medical Care

Tennessee Inmate Describes Permanent Injury from Inadequate Medical Care

“CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 27, 2015) — On Monday, The Post & Email received a letter from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Mitchell Bowers, who currently resides at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN, stating that as a result of improper care on the part of prison staff […]

Update on Seriously Ill TDOC Inmate Timothy Aaron Baxter

Update on Seriously Ill TDOC Inmate Timothy Aaron Baxter

“IT WAS LIKE TORTURE” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 11, 2015) — On August 3, The Post & Email published portions of a letter written by Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Timothy Aaron Baxter to his father describing his severe illness from a staph infection in his jaw which reportedly has gone untreated for at […]