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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 calls.
JM: Did the jail screen your calls?
Max: Yes, and they record each phone call in case they need to listen to it later.
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