Report: Tennessee Inmate Could Be Deathly Ill

Report:  Tennessee Inmate Could Be Deathly Ill

NO RESPONSE FROM COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 11, 2015) — On Wednesday, The Post & Email received a communication from a close relative of Tennessee inmate Timothy Aaron Baxter, prisoner #304285, which indicated that Baxter could have a life-threatening illness for which he has not received proper medical care. Last Friday, The Post […]

TDOC Communications Director Promises to Relay Fitzpatrick Medical Request to Appropriate Staff

TDOC Communications Director Promises to Relay Fitzpatrick Medical Request to Appropriate Staff

WILL THEY GET THE MESSAGE? by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 5, 2015) — At 4:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, The Post & Email contacted the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) Commissioner’s office at (615) 253-8200 and spoke with Communications Director Neysa Taylor regarding a request for medical and dental attention received from CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, […]

Former Tennessee Police Officer: Distrust, Contempt Mar Relations Between Law Enforcement and the Public

Former Tennessee Police Officer:  Distrust, Contempt Mar Relations Between Law Enforcement and the Public

REPORT:  PREJUDICE, ANGER CAN LEAD TO USE OF EXCESSIVE FORCE by Sharon Rondeau (May 30, 2015) — A former five-year Tennessee law enforcement official recently spoke with The Post & Email, reporting that his employment in the Volunteer State was marked by a high level of distrust between law enforcers and the citizens they are […]