Report: Seriously-Ill TDOC Inmate “About to Give Up”

Report:  Seriously-Ill TDOC Inmate “About to Give Up”

“I’M TIRED OF HURTING” by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 3, 2015) — On Monday morning, The Post & Email received a copy of a letter written by Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Timothy Aaron Baxter to his father, Lee, from the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville. On July 24, NWCX was the scene of […]

Tennessee Inmate Loses in Court But Wins Elsewhere

Tennessee Inmate Loses in Court But Wins Elsewhere

SURGERY SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, JULY 13 by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 9, 2015) — Following a three-day trial on June 24, 25 and 26, a jury empaneled by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee decided in favor of three defendants named in a civil suit brought by state inmate Timothy Aaron Baxter […]

Will There Be Justice for Timothy Aaron Baxter?

Will There Be Justice for Timothy Aaron Baxter?

JURY TRIAL SCHEDULED ONLY EIGHT DAYS AFTER PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 20, 2015) — On Tuesday, June 16, Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) prisoner #304285, Timothy Aaron Baxter, appeared at a pre-trial conference in Jackson, TN for his federal lawsuit filed for injuries sustained after two correctional officers assaulted him with an axe […]

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 […]