Report: Three Riots in Shelby County Jail Since October, Officer “Briefly Held Hostage”

Report:  Three Riots in Shelby County Jail Since October, Officer “Briefly Held Hostage”

INMATE ALLEGES “3 RIOTS AND ONE PEACEFUL PROTEST” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 2, 2017) — Last week, The Post & Email received a letter dated January 18, 2017 in which an inmate at the Shelby County jail in Memphis, TN conveyed a heretofore unreported story to this publication of three “riots” plus a “peaceful” protest […]

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 […]

TDOC Inmate Provides Documentation of Hospitalizations from Recent Gang Violence Indicated as “Illness”

TDOC Inmate Provides Documentation of Hospitalizations from Recent Gang Violence Indicated as “Illness”

CORRECTIONS OFFICERS FACE SEVERE FATIGUE, STRESS, UNDERSTAFFING AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 19, 2015) — Over the last several weeks, The Post & Email has received several letters from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Bryant K. Lewis describing horrendous working conditions within the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) located in Tiptonville. On July […]