JM: Did you have regular access to telephones? Max: Yes, we had regular access.
JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls? Max: You can only call collect. The believe the
charges I had for calling collect outside the
county was about $4.50 for 20 minutes.
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out? Max: No, collect calls only. You can't call cell
phones. Bail bondsmen will accept collect
JM: Did the jail screen your calls? Max: Yes, and they record each phone call in case
they need to listen to it later.