Tennessee Inmate Alleges Continued Lack of Handicapped Accessibility

Tennessee Inmate Alleges Continued Lack of Handicapped Accessibility

REQUEST TO TRANSFER TO ACCESSIBLE FACILITY REPORTEDLY “REPEATEDLY DENIED” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 6, 2019) — Earlier this week The Post & Email received a copy of a letter from Raymond Wright, an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN, who has written to us previously about alleged deficiencies at the facility […]

Tennessee Inmate Claims Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

Tennessee Inmate Claims Discrimination on the Basis of Disability

IS THE TDOC VIOLATING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT? by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 23, 2019) — A letter received last week from an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN reported, as he did last year, that with the arrival of spring, inmates with disabilities were hoping to be able to recreate […]

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 […]