Tennessee Inmate Describes Rigged Prison, Parole Systems, Citing Constitutional, State, Federal Violations

Tennessee Inmate Describes Rigged Prison, Parole Systems, Citing Constitutional, State, Federal Violations

“NEVER GETTING OUT” by Anonymous Inmate (Jun. 16, 2016) — Editor’s Note:  The following report was received on June 4 from an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) along with a letter corroborating the numerous reports The Post & Email has received over the last six weeks of short-staffing, substandard, cold food, nearly-continuous solitary […]

TDOC Commissioner Derrick Schofield Has Resigned

TDOC Commissioner Derrick Schofield Has Resigned

WILL BECOME “VP” WITH “WORLDWIDE” LEADER IN PRISON ADMINISTRATION by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 1, 2016) — The embattled commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC), Derrick Schofield, has tendered his resignation, according to WSMV, Channel 4 in Nashville, to take an executive position in a “worldwide” correctional company. Schofield was hired in 2011 by […]

Can There Be an “Operation Ghost Guard” in Tennessee?

Can There Be an “Operation Ghost Guard” in Tennessee?

INDICTMENTS ISSUED FOR GEORGIA PRISON CORRUPTION by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 12, 2016) — On Thursday, the FBI reported that it had “uncovered extensive crimes carried out by inmates with the help of corrupt guards” in 11 of Georgia’s 35 state prisons, resulting in the indictments of more than three dozen individuals, including corrections officers. The […]

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 […]