Inmate Report: Hepatitis C Virtually Ignored by Tennessee Department of Correction

Inmate Report:  Hepatitis C Virtually Ignored by Tennessee Department of Correction

“I’VE BEEN DENIED TREATMENT SINCE 2008” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 25, 2016) — The letter which follows was received on Monday, November 21. Its author, Omowale A. Shabazz, refers to reportage done by The Tennessean on the growing problem of Hepatitis C within Tennessee’s prison population and two lawsuits Shabazz has filed alleging lack of […]

Former Trump Campaign Manager Says Rather Than Prosecute, President-Elect Could Help Hillary Clinton “Heal”

Former Trump Campaign Manager Says Rather Than Prosecute, President-Elect Could Help Hillary Clinton “Heal”

BUT HAVE CRIMES BEEN COMMITTED? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 22, 2016) — On Twitter and through other outlets on Tuesday morning, a video of an NBC News interview of former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway stating that president-elect Donald Trump “does not wish” to prosecute his former rival, Hillary Clinton, for her use of a […]

Will Shelby County, TN Prosecutors be Disciplined?

Will Shelby County, TN Prosecutors be Disciplined?

“JUSTICE HAS TO COME AT SOME POINT” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 19, 2016) — Two recent letters received from inmates at the Shelby County, TN jail reported that Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich was under some type of investigation for conduct associated with her duties as the chief prosecutor for Tennessee’s 30th Judicial […]

Tennessee Inmate Describes “Hands-On Training” by Correction Officers

Tennessee Inmate Describes “Hands-On Training” by Correction Officers

“LIKE A CANCER ALL ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 13, 2016) — The Post & Email recently received a letter from an inmate at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX), reputed by some to be one of the better Tennessee prisons, describing “hands-on training” exercised by correction officers against inmates. […]

Special Veterans’ Day Radio Show Friday Evening

Special Veterans’ Day Radio Show Friday Evening

7:00-8:00 P.M. EST by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 11, 2016) — WeActRadio.com will be hosting a special Veterans’ Day program from 7 to 8 PM EST on Friday evening featuring veterans who have suffered hardships both during and after their military service. On October 7 and 21, The Post & Email’s editor and close family members […]

U.S. Supreme Court and Some States Clash on Life Sentences Without Parole for Juveniles

U.S. Supreme Court and Some States Clash on Life Sentences Without Parole for Juveniles

“CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 1, 2016) — A letter received on Thursday from a Tennessee prison inmate highlighted the inconsistency between Tennessee state law and two U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued in 2012 and this past January, respectively, regarding life sentences for those who were under the age of 18 when […]

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 […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Ejected From Witness Stand by Tennessee “Judge,” Part 3

Walter Fitzpatrick Ejected From Witness Stand by Tennessee “Judge,” Part 3

A “CONDESCENDING COURTROOM VERBAL DISSERTATION” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 30, 2016) — As related in earlier articles with this title in part 1 here and part 2 here, TDOC inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III described his having been subpoenaed to testify in an August 16 post-conviction hearing for an inmate from Shelby County. Fitzpatrick was […]

Report Says Gang Members Dictate Conditions at NWCX, Too

Report Says Gang Members Dictate Conditions at NWCX, Too

“THE NORTHWEST PRISON IS RAN BY THE GANGS” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 23, 2016) — On Friday morning, The Post & Email published an article containing an email written to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Communications Director Neysa Taylor containing recent communiqués from relatives of inmates at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville […]

Inmate Who Claimed Beating, Shattered Eardrum Relocated

Inmate Who Claimed Beating, Shattered Eardrum Relocated

“THANKING YOU MOST KINDLY” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 19, 2016) — In a July 30 article titled, “Can Prison Wardens Be Criminally Charged for Inmate Injuries Occurring Under Their Watch?” The Post & Email published a detailed letter from TDOC inmate Richard Mayers, who had written us three successive letters over a short period of time […]

Report: Gang Members “Jumped,” Beat Inmate to Steal New Pair of Shoes

Report:  Gang Members “Jumped,” Beat Inmate to Steal New Pair of Shoes

TENNESSEE’S PRISON GULAG by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 3, 2016) — A family of an inmate housed at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN in for The Post Email on Saturday night that following the listing of a five-day lockdown, “they were taken off  this am. Then 2 hours later 6 gang members […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Weighs in on Hillary Clinton Email Scandal

Walter Fitzpatrick Weighs in on Hillary Clinton Email Scandal

“‘WE THE PEOPLE’ HAVE THE LAST WORD” by LCDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.), TDOC #540003, WTSP (Jul. 17, 2016) — [Editor’s Note: The following is a portion of a 12-page letter received on Monday, July 11 from Tennessee inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III.  Fitzpatrick served 20 years in the U.S. Navy until his retirement […]

Is the Hawkins County Jail Abusing Inmates?

Is the Hawkins County Jail Abusing Inmates?

INMATE FORMERLY HOUSED THERE ALLEGES BEATINGS, EXTENDED LOCKDOWN PERIODS, DEATHS by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 7, 2016) — In a recent letter from a Tennessee state inmate, The Post & Email was told that the Hawkins County, TN jail carries out off-camera beatings of inmates and that the facility is “one of the worst jails around.” […]

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