Report: NWCX Inmate Murdered; TDOC, Local Press Silent

Report:  NWCX Inmate Murdered; TDOC, Local Press Silent

“BEATEN TO DEATH IN HIS CELL” by Sharon Rondeau, h/t MV (Mar. 24, 2019) — An inmate housed at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in TiptonVille, TN was found deceased in his cell sometime before March 7, a Pennsylvania newspaper reported on Saturday. The article was published the same day on which The Post & […]

Inmate Suggests Tennessee Prison System Should be Renamed

Inmate Suggests Tennessee Prison System Should be Renamed

TO “DEPARTMENT OF CORRUPTION” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 14, 2017) — In a letter received late last week, an inmate within the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) system reported that in late February, there were seven inmate heroin overdoses at his facility, with two occurring on February 26 “one right behind the other.” “One survived, […]

Inmate Alleges Abuse of Contracted Workers by Private Prison Operator

Inmate Alleges Abuse of Contracted Workers by Private Prison Operator

AND “FAKE JOBS” FOR INMATES AT TAXPAYERS’ EXPENSE by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 21, 2017) — An inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN who has provided a recent number of reports alleging a prisoners-for-profit scheme, violated administrative policies and gang violence at the privately-run prison alleged in a February 4, 2017 […]

Report: Trousdale Turner Prison on Lockdown Since Thanksgiving

Report:  Trousdale Turner Prison on Lockdown Since Thanksgiving

“DOES ANYONE CARE?” by Anonymous Relative (Dec. 4, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following was received as a comment on Sunday morning in response to The Post & Email’s June 8, 2016 article titled, “Report: Trousdale Turner Has Incurred Nine Inmate Deaths Since Opening.” The article referred to the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Corroborate Each Other

Tennessee Inmate Reports Corroborate Each Other

“LOCKDOWN” CAUSED BY LACK OF STAFF, INMATE VIOLENCE by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 4, 2016) — On Saturday, The Post & Email received two letters from different Tennessee prison inmates describing a lack of security at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN resulting from the arrival of gang members and other violent prisoners […]

Report: Female Prison Correction Officer Assaulted by Gang Member at NWCX

Report:  Female Prison Correction Officer Assaulted by Gang Member at NWCX

NON-DELIVERY OF DRUGS SAID TO BE CATALYST by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 27, 2016) — Over the past nine months, The Post & Email has received a plethora of reports from inmates at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN of gang violence, correction officer and inmate injuries, physical abuse of inmates by correction officers, […]

Physical Danger, Retaliation, Black Mold Reported at Tennessee Prison

Physical Danger, Retaliation, Black Mold Reported at Tennessee Prison

INMATE LETTERS BELIE REPORTED CONCLUSION OF “SMOOTHLY OPERATING” PRISON SYSTEM by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 30, 2016) — In September, the American Correctional Association (ACA) conducted a three-day review of five Tennessee state prisons which reportedly produced the conclusion that the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) had in place a system which is “smoothly operating.” However, […]

Inmate Reports Intimidation, Harassment, and Retaliation

Inmate Reports Intimidation, Harassment, and Retaliation

FOR REFUSING PLACEMENT IN COURSE by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 14, 2015) — On Monday The Post & Email received an original and copies of a new grievance form from Tennessee prison inmate Jerome L. Johnson, on whose situation we have reported for a number of months. Under circumstances similar to those in which Walter Francis […]

More TDOC News…From the Inside

More TDOC News…From the Inside

PRISON NUTRITION, ASSAULT CLASSIFICATIONS, PSLS COURSE by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 11, 2015) — Enclosed with a November 2 letter from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Bryant K. Lewis on Monday were four prison menus and two October 22 articles from The Tennessean concerning the state’s correctional system, which has come under increased scrutiny over […]

A Dereliction of Duty

A Dereliction of Duty

GANG VIOLENCE DESTROYING BLACK LIVES IN CHICAGO; MEDIA SILENT by Michael Gaddy, ©2015 (Nov. 6, 2015) — I am now more than ever convinced the America I grew up in during the 50s and 60s has long since disappeared from the landscape of history and has instead been replaced with an Orwellian bizzaro world. Just […]

Report: Audit Says Tennessee Prisons “Smoothly Operating”

Report:  Audit Says Tennessee Prisons “Smoothly Operating”

ARE THEY IN THEIR OWN WORLD? by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 8, 2015) — Following a request for an external audit of Tennessee’s prison system by Department of Corrections Commissioner Derrick Schofield, the American Correctional Assocation (ACA) reportedly found that while a new system to figure overtime pay for corrections officers was troublesome and assaults could […]

Tennessee Inmate Cites Loss of Life, Suffering Resulting from Uncontrolled Prison Gangs

Tennessee Inmate Cites Loss of Life, Suffering Resulting from Uncontrolled Prison Gangs

“THE OUTCRY IS VERY REAL” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 26, 2015) — A Tennessee legislative subcommittee will meet on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. CDT at the Capitol, Legislative Plaza, Nashville to discuss complaints from corrections officers stemming from a scheduling change which took effect last year blamed for poor morale, a significant number of resignations, […]

Fitzpatrick: Most Information About Tennessee Prison Conditions “Being Successfully Suppressed”

Fitzpatrick:  Most Information About Tennessee Prison Conditions “Being Successfully Suppressed”

“WORKING IN A PANIC” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 20, 2015) — In a 44-page handwritten letter from Tennessee inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III dated 27 July 2015, he described his ongoing efforts to opt out of the Adult Basic Education class in which he is enrolled at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) despite his high […]

Gun Control By Dictate: Abolishing the 2nd Amendment

Gun Control By Dictate: Abolishing the 2nd Amendment

“FAIRNESS” AND “PUBLIC SAFETY?” by Bob Russell, ©2013, blogging at Conservative Daily News (Apr. 24, 2013) — Yesterday I wrote about government dictating how illegal aliens are going to be legalized by of the “Gang of 8” scheme. It matters not to Congress or the regime what We the People or the Constitution say. They […]