Within One Year of Release, Harmer Requests Transition Services

Within One Year of Release, Harmer Requests Transition Services

“I WANT TO STAY ALIVE” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 16, 2019) — As this writer discussed on Thursday’s “Nooganomics” show with host David Tulis, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer believes he has been relegated to protective custody (PC) for more than 18 months, rather than transferred to general population (GP) at the earliest opportunity in […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Assaults While in Protective Custody

Tennessee Inmate Reports Assaults While in Protective Custody

“I DO NOT DESERVE TO BE BEATEN” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 29, 2018) — A letter arriving on Friday from an inmate at Tennessee’s Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX) in Pikeville reported that his placement in the Protective Custody (PC) unit has not shielded him from physical attacks by gang members. In the letter, the […]