TDOC Communications Director Promises to Relay Fitzpatrick Medical Request to Appropriate Staff

TDOC Communications Director Promises to Relay Fitzpatrick Medical Request to Appropriate Staff

WILL THEY GET THE MESSAGE? by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 5, 2015) — At 4:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, The Post & Email contacted the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) Commissioner’s office at (615) 253-8200 and spoke with Communications Director Neysa Taylor regarding a request for medical and dental attention received from CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, […]

Mike Parsons Released From Prison

Mike Parsons Released From Prison

BUT FOR HOW LONG? by Sharon Rondeau (May 17, 2015) — On Sunday The Post & Email learned that TDOC prisoner Michael Wayne Parsons, whose story we have covered for nearly a year, was released from prison on Saturday afternoon. He was remanded to the custody of Tipton County sheriff’s deputies, who released him several […]

Tennessee Prisoner Harassed by Medical Staff, Denied Library Privileges

Tennessee Prisoner Harassed by Medical Staff, Denied Library Privileges

“STOP!  DO NOT SPEAK.” by Sharon Rondeau (May 6, 2015) — On Tuesday, The Post & Email received a letter from Tennessee state prisoner Mike Parsons, whose story we have covered for approximately the last year. The letter relates events in which TDOC staff appear to be harassing Parsons, who is hopeful of being released […]

Tennessee Inmate Describes “Prison Industry” As Lining Pockets of Government Bureaucrats

Tennessee Inmate Describes “Prison Industry” As Lining Pockets of Government Bureaucrats

“THEIR GOAL IS TO CONVICT YOU” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 22, 2015) — The Post & Email recently heard from Tennessee inmate Mike Parsons, who was reincarcerated last February after allegedly violating the terms of his parole. Parsons was first incarcerated in 2009 after being convicted by a Tipton County, TN jury of “aggravated assault” […]

County vs. State vs….Corporate America!?

TENNESSEE INMATE DESCRIBES LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION IN PRIVATELY-RUN PRISON by Todd Sweet, ©2012 (May 14, 2012) —[Editor’s Note:  The following 13-page handwritten letter describes Todd Sweet’s harrowing experience upon being relocated from a state-run prison in Wartburg, TN to a privately-operated facility in Clifton, TN in early February of this year.  Both Sweet and his cellmate, […]

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