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 […]

Harmer Reports Prescription Medication Reinstated

Harmer Reports Prescription Medication Reinstated

BUT FOR HOW LONG? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 28, 2018) — On January 19, 2018, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, wrote in a letter received last week that the Naproxen he was prescribed years ago for degenerative joint disease was recently reinstated after having been withheld beginning on December 30. At that time, the […]

Harmer Reports Attempted Prison Escape

Harmer Reports Attempted Prison Escape

EXCORIATES WARDEN FOR NOT “PROTECTING SOCIETY BETTER” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 20, 2018) — Enclosed with a letter received on Friday from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, was a copy of a report sent to Commissioner Tony Parker stating that a means of possible inmate escape was not properly safeguarded by Warden Shawn Phillips […]

Prescription Medication Again Withheld from Whistleblower Inmate

Prescription Medication Again Withheld from Whistleblower Inmate

ABSENCE OF MEDICATION REPORTEDLY CAUSED “CONVULSIONS, PASSING OUT” ONCE BEFORE by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 18, 2017) — In a letter received last week, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported that one of his medications was withheld beginning on December 4, 2017. Since late July, Harmer has been in “segregation,” or solitary confinement, at the […]

Tennessee Prisons: Who Oversees the Overseer?

Tennessee Prisons:  Who Oversees the Overseer?

INMATE PREDICTS CORRECTIONS STAFF “WILL HARASS ME FOR EXPOSING THEM” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 5, 2017) — Enclosed with a letter received last week from TDOC inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, was an “Administrative Notice” addressed to Commissioner Tony Parker citing the violation of a Tennessee statute, TDOC policy and the facility’s own policy on the […]

Report: Tennessee Prison Places Gang Member in Close Proximity to Inmate Target

Report:  Tennessee Prison Places Gang Member in Close Proximity to Inmate Target

INMATE ASKS WARDEN:  “YOU TRYING TO PUT A HIT ON ME?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 7, 2017) — In a report received from Nooganomics radio show host and former Chattanooga Times Free Press copy editor David Tulis on Sunday evening, Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, whose case The Post & Email […]

Letter to Tennessee State Representative Details Alleged Code, Statutory Violations

Letter to Tennessee State Representative Details Alleged Code, Statutory Violations

“PLEASE INVESTIGATE THESE VERIFIABLE CLAIMS” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 5, 2017) — A September 28, 2017 letter from MCCX inmate Grenda Ray Harmer to Tennessee state representative John Ray Clemmons outlines a number of alleged violations of the standards maintained by the American Correctional Association (ACA) as well as Tennessee law and official prison policies. […]

MCCX Inmate Reports Ongoing Harassment

MCCX Inmate Reports Ongoing Harassment

TELLS COMMISSIONER:  “FIRE WARDEN PHILLIPS” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 9, 2017) — TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, continues to report difficulties with Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) staff since he was placed in protective custody (PC) at the end of July following an altercation with the gang member which he believes was “orchestrated.” PC […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports Food Rations Cut in Half, Impending Lawsuit

Tennessee Inmate Reports Food Rations Cut in Half, Impending Lawsuit

DESPITE NO LIBRARY ACCESS by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 27, 2017) — In a letter received on Thursday, Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer reported from protective custody (PC) that prisoners in that section of the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) are provided meals containing half the amount of food received by those in the general population. “PC” […]

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

“LET’S PRAY THIS ENDS WELL FOR ME” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 7, 2017) — In a bulky envelope received on Monday, Tennessee inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, enclosed a copy of a June 29 letter written to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker enumerating 11 reasons for his having launched a hunger strike […]

Tennessee Inmate on Hunger Strike Tries to Request Legal Assistance, Sends P&E “What I’ve Not Sent You”

Tennessee Inmate on Hunger Strike Tries to Request Legal Assistance, Sends P&E “What I’ve Not Sent You”

CRITICAL PERIOD APPROACHING; REPORTS “BLACKOUT” FROM DEHYDRATION, LACK OF FOOD by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 3, 2017) — On Monday, The Post & Email received three letters from TDOC inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, who has adhered to a hunger strike commencing on June 5 to protest the treatment he reported he received by correction officers upon […]

Report: MCCX Inmates Assaulted by Correction Officer

Report:  MCCX Inmates Assaulted by Correction Officer

FURTHER EVIDENCE OF “HANDS-ON TRAINING” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 9, 2017) — In what appears to be corroboration of recent accounts from inmates at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) in Wartburg, TN, a reliable source has told The Post & Email that an inmate with possible special needs was “assaulted” and his cellmate “shoved […]