Tennessee Inmate Describes “Hands-On Training” by Correction Officers

Tennessee Inmate Describes “Hands-On Training” by Correction Officers

“LIKE A CANCER ALL ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 13, 2016) — The Post & Email recently received a letter from an inmate at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX), reputed by some to be one of the better Tennessee prisons, describing “hands-on training” exercised by correction officers against inmates. […]

Report: Trousdale Turner Has Incurred Nine Inmate Deaths Since Opening

Report:  Trousdale Turner Has Incurred Nine Inmate Deaths Since Opening

IN LAWLESS TENNESSEE by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 8, 2016) — Early last month, The Post & Email began receiving reports from an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN describing severe understaffing resulting in solitary confinement for 23 hours each day, including for minimum-security inmates. The prison is operated by Corrections […]

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 […]

Tennessee Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood Declares After Raudenbush Trial: “I Want This Done Before Christmas”

Tennessee Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood Declares After Raudenbush Trial:  “I Want This Done Before Christmas”

MONROE COUNTY TRIAL JURY PERFORMS JUDGE’S DIRTY WORK AGAIN by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 11, 2014) — “I made a choice to get out of that situation,” Christian missionary George Raudenbush said of his decision to drive away from a scene wherein a Tellico Plains, TN police officer who had been fired from the Monroe County […]