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 […]

TDOC Inmate Grenda Harmer in Maximum Security After Confrontation with Gang Member

TDOC Inmate Grenda Harmer in Maximum Security After Confrontation with Gang Member

“I BELIEVE STAFF ORCHESTRATED IT” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 22, 2017) — On July 5, MCCX inmate Grenda Ray Harmer was found unresponsive in his cell after approximately 32 days on a hunger strike, as The Post & Email reported throughout the month of June. Harmer remained overnight in the prison as medical staff attempted […]

Mayor Ganim, Senator Blumenthal, Fairfield First Selectman Tetreau Celebrate 116th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s “First in Flight”

Mayor Ganim, Senator Blumenthal, Fairfield First Selectman Tetreau Celebrate 116th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s “First in Flight”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov Jennifer S. Carpenter (203) 256-3095, jcarpenter@fairfieldct.org WHO:             Mayor Ganim, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Family members of Gustave Whitehead, Fairfield resident Andy Kosch who had successfully built and flown a replica of Whitehead’s plane, “Condor No. 21”, will attend and display his life […]

SAPPA Info Updates

SAPPA Info Updates

SEVERAL IMPORTANT HAPPENINGS WITH 2ND AMENDMENT LAWSUIT by Team SAPPA, Courtesy of TPATH, ©2017 (Jul. 29, 2017) — Want to attend SAPPA meeting of August 9th?  Sign up here. SAPPA invites various active federal litigants to join us SAPPA update log – Check out the amazing chain of events Time, location and date for SAPPA […]

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

ZEUS THE POLICE DOG TRACKS 9-YEAR-OLD SPECIAL NEEDS BOY from Delmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 17, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport Police Department is praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child.  Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit, […]

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

CONVICTED OF LESSER CHARGE; PLANS TO APPEAL by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 14, 2017) — On Tuesday, a trial for Los Angeles mother “Michelle Robinson” concluded with an acquittal on a charge of “spousal abuse” but a conviction of a lesser charge of “battery” against her youngest child’s father, Eric Crutchfield. Since early spring, The Post […]

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

“LET’S PRAY THIS ENDS WELL FOR ME” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 7, 2017) — In a bulky envelope received on Monday, Tennessee inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, enclosed a copy of a June 29 letter written to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker enumerating 11 reasons for his having launched a hunger strike […]

“Notes from Underground”

“Notes from Underground”

REPORT:  CORRECTION OFFICERS JOKE ABOUT FOOD TO INMATE ON LENGTHY HUNGER STRIKE by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 5, 2017) — The journal entries which follow were sent by Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, who has been on a hunger strike for a month to protest harsh treatment he said he received upon his arrival at the […]