Prison Concerns: Medical, Mental Health, Confinement, Nutrition, Retaliation

Prison Concerns:  Medical, Mental Health, Confinement, Nutrition, Retaliation

INMATES’ RELATIVES SAY INCARCERATION “A BUSINESS” by Sharon Rondeau (May 24, 2016) — Several more relatives of inmates at a privately-run prison in Hartsville, Trousdale County, TN have come forward to detail their observations of conditions within the facility and the effects on their respective loved ones. The Trousdale County Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville […]

Corporate-Run Prison Limits Movement, Restroom Access, Embracing During Visitation

Corporate-Run Prison Limits Movement, Restroom Access, Embracing During Visitation

INMATE RELATIVE:  “THE PRIVATE PRISONS NEED TO GO” by Sharon Rondeau (May 23, 2016) — On Sunday, The Post & Email began to report first-hand accounts of living conditions, visitation, staffing, medical care and other issues shared with us by visitors to the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC), a facility operated by Corrections Corporation of […]

Understaffing, Lack of Medical Care, Retaliation Reported at Privately-Run Tennessee Prison

Understaffing, Lack of Medical Care, Retaliation Reported at Privately-Run Tennessee Prison

“MODERN-DAY SLAVERY” by Sharon Rondeau (May 23, 2016) — Following two articles published last week prompted by letters received from an inmate recently relocated to a privately-operated prison in Hartsville, TN, The Post & Email has communicated with three individuals with firsthand knowledge of the conditions within the prison, which is by all accounts severely […]

Private Prison Corporation Representative Initially Responds to The Post & Email, Then Goes Dark and Quiet

Private Prison Corporation Representative Initially Responds to The Post & Email, Then Goes Dark and Quiet

QUESTIONS ABOUT INMATE CLASSIFICATIONS, STAFFING, POLICIES REMAIN UNANSWERED by Sharon Rondeau (May 20, 2016) — On Tuesday, The Post & Email shared excerpts of letters received from a Tennessee prison inmate describing his new surroundings in a privately-run, as opposed to state-run, prison. Correction Corporation of America (CCA) operates the newly-opened prison at Hartsville, TN […]

Inmate Gives a Glimpse of New Private Prison in Tennessee

Inmate Gives a Glimpse of New Private Prison in Tennessee

IS A PRIVATELY-RUN PRISON BETTER THAN ONE RUN BY THE GOVERNMENT? by Sharon Rondeau (May 17, 2016) — An inmate recently moved from a Tennessee state prison to the newly-opened Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville has reported environmental problems including a smell of gas, lack of hot water, and severe understaffing. TTCC is […]

Todd Sweet Thanks Readers of The Post & Email

“GOD ORDAINED IT ALL” by Todd Sweet, ©2012 (Jun. 2, 2012) — [Editor’s Note:  The latest letter from Todd Sweet dated May 27, 2012 follows his relocation to another prison after a harrowing experience at a CCA facility in Clifton, TN.  In a previous letter Sweet gave God the credit for the relocation.] Whew! Enclosed […]

What is the Answer to the Problems in America’s Prisons?

“EVIL DOESN’T LIKE THE TRUTH” by Todd Sweet, ©2012 (May 18, 2012) —[Editor’s Note:  The following letter from Todd Sweet is his assessment of his situation after having been relocated to CCA in Clifton, TN in early February of this year.  Some of the material contained herein is not suitable for children, but we have […]

County vs. State vs….Corporate America!?

TENNESSEE INMATE DESCRIBES LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION IN PRIVATELY-RUN PRISON by Todd Sweet, ©2012 (May 14, 2012) —[Editor’s Note:  The following 13-page handwritten letter describes Todd Sweet’s harrowing experience upon being relocated from a state-run prison in Wartburg, TN to a privately-operated facility in Clifton, TN in early February of this year.  Both Sweet and his cellmate, […]

Is Monroe County Exacting Retribution for the Exposure of Corruption?

“GOD AND I ARE CLOSER THAN EVER” by Todd Sweet, ©2012 (Apr. 1, 2012) — [Editor’s Note:  A recent letter from Tennessee inmate Todd Sweet indicates that he suspects a sudden violent illness to have arisen from a nefarious cause during which he was unable to write.  “They finally tried to kill me,” he wrote.  […]

The Power of God

“THE DECISION IS 100% YOURS” by Todd Sweet, ©2012 (Feb. 26, 2012) —Editor’s Note:  The Post & Email is in receipt of numerous letters from Tennessee inmate Todd Sweet, who was convicted of breaking laws in three states and has admitted his guilt.  Sweet was housed at the Morgan County Correctional Complex in Wartburg, TN […]

Tennessee Inmate Todd Sweet Relocated

“SITUATION AWARENESS” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 16, 2012) — The Post & Email has learned that Todd Sweet, who became acquainted with Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III while both were inmates at the Monroe County jail, has recently been moved to another facility, the South Central Correctional Center (SCCC) in Clifton, TN. Sweet was formerly housed […]