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 […]

Tennessee Inmate Again the Victim of “Hands-On” Training

Tennessee Inmate Again the Victim of “Hands-On” Training

WHERE IS THE “HUMANITY AND KINDNESS?” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 10, 2017) — In a letter received on Monday, TDOC inmate Richard A. Mayers, who previously reported having witnessed “hands-on” training on the part of correction officers against other inmates, has now reported experiencing it once again himself. When Mayers first contacted The Post & […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports “Criminal Conspiracy” within Prison

Tennessee Inmate Reports “Criminal Conspiracy” within Prison

USING “FORGED ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTS” by Omowale A. Shabazz, TDOC #244104 (Oct. 30, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following correspondence and documentation were received earlier this month from the above-named inmate, with the second letter and enclosure arriving last week clarifying his name change from Fred Edmond Dean to Omowale Ashanti Shabazz. Shabazz is housed at […]

TDOC Inmate Jerome Johnson Continues to Fight “Institutional Corruption”

TDOC Inmate Jerome Johnson Continues to Fight “Institutional Corruption”

“THE SECRET TO MY MOVE IS RETALIATION” by Jerome L. Johnson, TDOC Inmate #150724 (Feb. 15, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  In December, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Jerome L. Johnson was inexplicably moved, against prison regulations necessitating a justified change in classification, to Site 1, the most dangerous part of the Northwest Correctional Complex […]

Inmate Reports Intimidation, Harassment, and Retaliation

Inmate Reports Intimidation, Harassment, and Retaliation

FOR REFUSING PLACEMENT IN COURSE by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 14, 2015) — On Monday The Post & Email received an original and copies of a new grievance form from Tennessee prison inmate Jerome L. Johnson, on whose situation we have reported for a number of months. Under circumstances similar to those in which Walter Francis […]

Will Anyone Stand Up for Tennessee Inmates’ Civil Rights?

Will Anyone Stand Up for Tennessee Inmates’ Civil Rights?

STATE OFFICIAL SENDS COMPLAINT BACK TO PRISON SYSTEM WHERE IT BEGAN by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2015) — Over the last several months, The Post & Email has reported on abuses, assaults, gang uprisings, alleged civil rights violations and impending punishments taking place at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN as reported in […]

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 […]

Fitzpatrick Reports “Grand Theft” of Taxpayer Dollars

Fitzpatrick Reports “Grand Theft” of Taxpayer Dollars

“A CLEVER DECEPTION” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 29, 2015) — On June 29, 2015, TDOC inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III completed a form with the purpose of obtaining proof of his high school graduation in order to be excused from the Adult Basic Education (ABE) class in which he had been enrolled the day before. […]

Fitzpatrick: Most Information About Tennessee Prison Conditions “Being Successfully Suppressed”

Fitzpatrick:  Most Information About Tennessee Prison Conditions “Being Successfully Suppressed”

“WORKING IN A PANIC” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 20, 2015) — In a 44-page handwritten letter from Tennessee inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III dated 27 July 2015, he described his ongoing efforts to opt out of the Adult Basic Education class in which he is enrolled at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) despite his high […]

Fitzpatrick Reports “Daily Robbery of the Federal Bank” in Prison Education Scheme

Fitzpatrick Reports “Daily Robbery of the Federal Bank” in Prison Education Scheme

“FEDERAL CRIME STOPPERS” NEEDED by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 10, 2015) — On Saturday, The Post & Email published an article containing the first four pages of a 44-page handwritten letter received last week from Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, who is imprisoned at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville,TN.  The letter further detailed his forced […]

Mainstream Media Corroborates Inmate Reports of Prison Gang Danger

Mainstream Media Corroborates Inmate Reports of Prison Gang Danger

BUT HOW MUCH HAS NOT BEEN REPORTED? by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 27, 2015) — In an article dated July 25, 2015, The Chattanoogan reported that eight gang members currently imprisoned at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) “were involved in an uprising on Friday afternoon.” In response to the occurrence, an unnamed prison “official” was quoted […]

Second Tennessee Inmate Reports Disciplinary Action for Refusing to Participate in Pro-Social Life Skills Course

Second Tennessee Inmate Reports Disciplinary Action for Refusing to Participate in Pro-Social Life Skills Course

“RAMP UP THE PRESSURE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 23, 2015) — Beginning in late May, retired Naval officer and Tennessee prison inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III reported that staff at the Northwest Correctional Center (NWCX) had enrolled him in the Pro-Social Life Skills class despite his having been deemed unsuitable for it during his intake […]

Tennessee State Rep’s Office Conveys Department of Corrections’ Denial of Fitzpatrick’s Attempted Assault Claim

Tennessee State Rep’s Office Conveys Department of Corrections’ Denial of Fitzpatrick’s Attempted Assault Claim

“NO EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THE ALLEGATION” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 13, 2015) — On July 6, The Post & Email reported that a Tennessee resident contacted State Rep. John Forgety‘s office regarding the allegations made in several successive letters by TDOC prisoner #54003, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, who alleged that an instructor at the Northwest […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Reports Positive Changes in Prison

Walter Fitzpatrick Reports Positive Changes in Prison

BUT DISCIPLINARY BOARD HEARING REINSTATED by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 8, 2015) — In a letter received on Monday, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III described his new environment after having been suddenly relocated within the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) as a “return to a state of normalcy.” After reporting strip searches and seizures of letters and articles […]

Bombshell: Fitzpatrick Disciplinary Hearing, Forced Participation in Class Canceled by TDOC pb

Bombshell:  Fitzpatrick Disciplinary Hearing, Forced Participation in Class Canceled by TDOC pb

“MACBETH’S THREE WITCHES“ by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 4, 2015) — A letter received on Saturday from Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III reports that on Friday, June 26, he was unexpectedly moved out of his current guild, where inmates attend basic education and behavior modification courses, to a different part of the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX), and […]

Breaking: Walter Fitzpatrick Reports He Was Threatened with Beatings by Prison Instructor

Breaking:  Walter Fitzpatrick Reports He Was Threatened with Beatings by Prison Instructor

“NAME, RANK, SERIAL NUMBERS…” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 26, 2015) — The Post & Email has just received a mailing from CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.), who is imprisoned at the Northwest Correctional Institution (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN, stating that on June 19, he was “backed into a corner” by a prison instructor, verbally […]

Breaking: Walter Fitzpatrick “Confronted” by Prison Staff Multiple Times After Blowing Whistle on Prisoners-for-Profit Scheme

Breaking:  Walter Fitzpatrick “Confronted” by Prison Staff Multiple Times After Blowing Whistle on Prisoners-for-Profit Scheme

“A VERY BAD DAY” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 23, 2015) — On Monday, a hastily-written, two-page letter was received from CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.), the last in a series of generally lengthy mailings received over the last three weeks. In the letter, dated “Wednesday evening, 17 June 2015,” Fitzpatrick wrote, “It’s on. Been […]