TDOC Update: Latest Threat to Inmate Abated

TDOC Update:  Latest Threat to Inmate Abated

GANG MEMBER POSING THREAT RELOCATED DESPITE SPOKESWOMAN’S CLAIM REPORT “FICTITIOUS” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 14, 2017) — Late last month, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported to The Post & Email and to David Tulis of the “Nooganomics” radio show and website that a member of the Crips gang who entered his cell three […]

TTCC Inmate Reports Some Good News

TTCC Inmate Reports Some Good News

MEDICATION FOR ACID REFLUX DISEASE MYSTERIOUSLY DENIED, NOW RESTORED by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 10, 2017) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN, where medical care has been reported as inconsistent and at times inaccessible, told The Post & Email in a letter received on Monday that his medication for […]

Tennessee Prison Report: Inmates Ejected from Wheelchairs Due to Poor Sidewalk Maintenance

Tennessee Prison Report:  Inmates Ejected from Wheelchairs Due to Poor Sidewalk Maintenance

“SOME ARE GETTING INJURED” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 10, 2017) — The following letter was received on Monday from an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN and describes difficulties at the facility for those confined to wheelchairs. The Post & Email has corresponded with the inmate previously and made at least […]

Tennessee Legislator to Appear Friday Morning on “Nooganomics” Show

Tennessee Legislator to Appear Friday Morning on “Nooganomics” Show

TOPIC:  TENNESSEE PRISONS by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 9, 2017) — Following The Post & Email’s appearance on the “Nooganomics” radio show on Thursday, host David Tulis informed us that State Rep. John Ray Clemmons will be in his studio on Friday morning to answer questions about Tennessee’s prison system on the air. Tulis hosts the […]

Report: Tennessee Prison Places Gang Member in Close Proximity to Inmate Target

Report:  Tennessee Prison Places Gang Member in Close Proximity to Inmate Target

INMATE ASKS WARDEN:  “YOU TRYING TO PUT A HIT ON ME?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 7, 2017) — In a report received from Nooganomics radio show host and former Chattanooga Times Free Press copy editor David Tulis on Sunday evening, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, whose case The Post & Email […]

Advisory: Mayor Ganim and the City of Bridgeport Remind Community of Puerto Rico Relief Center Grand Opening

Advisory: Mayor Ganim and the City of Bridgeport Remind Community of Puerto Rico Relief Center Grand Opening

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 from Delmarys Matos, Dalmarys.Matos@Bridgeportct.gov (Nov. 1, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – November 1, 2017 Career Resources, Inc. in collaboration with the American Job Center, The WorkPlace, and Department of Labor, have partnered to officially open the Puerto Rico Relief Center. This initiative is designed to help families transition from Puerto Rico to […]

Report: Tennessee Prison Continues to Deny Access to Law Library

Report:  Tennessee Prison Continues to Deny Access to Law Library

INMATE’S CASES TWICE DELAYED DUE TO LACK OF LEGAL RESOURCES by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 7, 2017) — Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Robert Z. Whipple, III, #399615, continues to report that staff at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) in Pikeville, TN prevent him on an ongoing basis from accessing the courts via the […]

Letter to Tennessee State Representative Details Alleged Code, Statutory Violations

Letter to Tennessee State Representative Details Alleged Code, Statutory Violations

“PLEASE INVESTIGATE THESE VERIFIABLE CLAIMS” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 5, 2017) — A September 28, 2017 letter from MCCX inmate Grenda Ray Harmer to Tennessee state representative John Ray Clemmons outlines a number of alleged violations of the standards maintained by the American Correctional Association (ACA) as well as Tennessee law and official prison policies. […]

Inmate Reports No Running Water Beginning September 14 in Tennessee Prison

Inmate Reports No Running Water Beginning September 14 in Tennessee Prison

ALLEGES CRIMES COMMITTED BY PRISON OFFICIALS by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 25, 2017) — On Monday The Post & Email received a letter from an inmate at the South Central Correctional Facility (SCCF) in Clifton, TN stating that the prison “has been on lockdown since Thursday without running water or water for drinking, no air conditioning, […]

Mayor Ganim to host Puerto Rico Relief Effort Planning Meeting to Unite City of Bridgeport Today at 2:30 p.m.

Mayor Ganim to host Puerto Rico Relief Effort Planning Meeting to Unite City of Bridgeport Today at 2:30 p.m.

JOINT EFFORT AMONG COMMUNITY, RELIGIOUS GROUPS AND GOVERNMENT from Delmarys Matos, Office of the Mayor, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 22, 2017) — Good afternoon: In response to Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello’s request for assistance after the devastation of Hurricane Maria, Mayor Ganim is inviting all to a Puerto Rico Relief Planning Meeting to unite the City […]

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 […]

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