Tennessee Inmate Authors Book on “The Corrupt Grand Juries”

Tennessee Inmate Authors Book on “The Corrupt Grand Juries”

CLAIM:  THERE IS “NO TRUE GRAND JURY IN TENNESSEE” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 14, 2019) — Tennessee inmate Jerome L. Johnson has written a book titled “The CORRUPT Grand Juries: A True Story” which is now available at Amazon in Kindle format. Johnson became interested in the composition and function of Tennessee grand juries in […]

NWCX Inmate Reports New Warden Violating Policy, Confiscating Personal Property without Warning

NWCX Inmate Reports New Warden Violating Policy, Confiscating Personal Property without Warning

“ACTING IN AN OUTLAW FASHION” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 15, 2018) — Approximately two weeks ago, the warden at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) in Wartburg, TN, Shawn Phillips, changed places with the warden then at Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, Mike Parris. Parris had been warden at MCCX prior to his transfer […]

Will Shelby County, TN Prosecutors be Disciplined?

Will Shelby County, TN Prosecutors be Disciplined?

“JUSTICE HAS TO COME AT SOME POINT” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 19, 2016) — Two recent letters received from inmates at the Shelby County, TN jail reported that Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich was under some type of investigation for conduct associated with her duties as the chief prosecutor for Tennessee’s 30th Judicial […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Ejected From Witness Stand by Tennessee “Judge,” Part 3

Walter Fitzpatrick Ejected From Witness Stand by Tennessee “Judge,” Part 3

A “CONDESCENDING COURTROOM VERBAL DISSERTATION” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 30, 2016) — As related in earlier articles with this title in part 1 here and part 2 here, TDOC inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III described his having been subpoenaed to testify in an August 16 post-conviction hearing for an inmate from Shelby County. Fitzpatrick was […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Breaks His Silence

Walter Fitzpatrick Breaks His Silence

“ROUGH AND ROUGHED” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 8, 2016) — After nearly two months, The Post & Email on Tuesday received two letters from Tennessee inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III. One was five pages and the other 15, with the second a follow-up to the first. Nearly two years ago, Fitzpatrick was sentenced to three […]

Tennessee Prison Confirms Walter Fitzpatrick “Still Here”

Tennessee Prison Confirms Walter Fitzpatrick “Still Here”

HEALTH AND WELFARE UNKNOWN by Sharon Rondeau (May 25, 2016) — Following approximately six weeks of silence from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, The Post & Email contacted the West Tennessee State Penitentiary (WTSP) on Wednesday afternoon to inquire into his well-being. We were able to reach a female correction […]

Report: Correction System “in the Business of Holding People”

Report:  Correction System “in the Business of Holding People”

“THEY GET KICKBACKS ON EVERYTHING THAT THEY DO” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 30, 2016) — In a recent telephone conversation with a Tennessee state prison inmate, The Post & Email was told that the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC), enabled by the state Board of Parole, is “in the business of holding people” for as […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Inmates Barred From Attending Religious Meal

Tennessee Inmate Reports Inmates Barred From Attending Religious Meal

“STOPPED BY ARMED OFFICERS WITH GUNS” by Jerome Johnson, TDOC #150724 (Apr. 23, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  The following report was received by The Post & Email on Friday as an enclosure to a letter written by Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) inmate Jerome L. Johnson.] The Post & Email is withholding the names of the […]

TDOC Inmate Jerome Johnson Continues to Fight “Institutional Corruption”

TDOC Inmate Jerome Johnson Continues to Fight “Institutional Corruption”

“THE SECRET TO MY MOVE IS RETALIATION” by Jerome L. Johnson, TDOC Inmate #150724 (Feb. 15, 2016) — [Editor’s Note:  In December, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Jerome L. Johnson was inexplicably moved, against prison regulations necessitating a justified change in classification, to Site 1, the most dangerous part of the Northwest Correctional Complex […]

Will Claims of Prison Retaliation, Discrimination Be Addressed?

Will Claims of Prison Retaliation, Discrimination Be Addressed?

“CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 4, 2016) — In December, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Jerome L. Johnson was unexpectedly moved from Site 2 to Site 1 at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) as a result of what he believes was retaliation by prison staff for his refusal to participate in […]

TDOC Mum on Forced Participation in Taxpayer-Funded Class

TDOC Mum on Forced Participation in Taxpayer-Funded Class

MULTIPLE INMATES REPORT REMOVAL FROM TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL TRAINING, PLACEMENT IN PRO-SOCIAL LIFE SKILLS CLASS by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 21, 2016) — Since last spring, The Post & Email has received reports from inmates at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN stating that they have been forced to enroll in the Pro-Social Life Skills (PSLS) […]

Why Was Jerome Johnson Moved to Medium Security?

Why Was Jerome Johnson Moved to Medium Security?

“NOTHING BUT RETALIATION” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 23, 2015) — In a letter received on Monday, NWCX inmate Jerome L. Johnson informed The Post & Email that he has been inexplicably relocated from the minimum-security building where he was housed to a medium-security area populated by a significant number of gang members. A letter from […]

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 […]

The Post & Email Receives a Very Special Christmas Card

The Post & Email Receives a Very Special Christmas Card

“THE BEST CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR EVER” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 8, 2015) — On Monday, The Post & Email received a Christmas card from Tennessee state prison inmate Jerome L. Johnson, #150724, on whose pending in-house punishment for refusing to participate in the Pro-Social Life Skills course we have reported since last summer. As […]

Will Anyone Stand Up for Tennessee Inmates’ Civil Rights?

Will Anyone Stand Up for Tennessee Inmates’ Civil Rights?

STATE OFFICIAL SENDS COMPLAINT BACK TO PRISON SYSTEM WHERE IT BEGAN by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2015) — Over the last several months, The Post & Email has reported on abuses, assaults, gang uprisings, alleged civil rights violations and impending punishments taking place at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN as reported in […]

Fitzpatrick Reports “Daily Robbery of the Federal Bank” in Prison Education Scheme

Fitzpatrick Reports “Daily Robbery of the Federal Bank” in Prison Education Scheme

“FEDERAL CRIME STOPPERS” NEEDED by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 10, 2015) — On Saturday, The Post & Email published an article containing the first four pages of a 44-page handwritten letter received last week from Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, who is imprisoned at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville,TN.  The letter further detailed his forced […]