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Interview with Katrina, Rachel, Graham, Gordon, Marcus, Melissa and Andrea

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Katrina: araphoe there were 5 blocks with about 54 women in each block in douglas there was only one block with about 40 women
Rachel: Dont know,first time n jail,didnt stay long enough to figure that one out.dont care to know neither
Graham: Im not even too sure.
Gordon: 6 pods with 6 modules. Each module held approximately 40 to 60 persons.
Marcus: There were 6 blocks, each containing 6 rooms with @ 20 rooms holding what was supposed to be 2 people for 2 bunks but sometimes it would have 2 on the floor as well.
Melissa: I saw at least 2 for the women, I don't know how many total.
Andrea: A lot. There were multiple floors with both men and women separately.

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Katrina: araphoe there was pod1 housing a,b,c,d,e,and douglas there was c-2
Rachel: Dont know
Graham: They were numberd 1-6 and in each one there were 6 cell blocks that had a letter on them like A-F.
Gordon: Pods A through F. Pods A through F. Pods A through F. Pods A through F. Pods A through F. Pods A through F. Pods A through F. Pods A through F.
Marcus: Block 1 though 6, each room named a though f.
Melissa: I don't know.
Andrea: I don't know.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Katrina: in araphoe you had maxium,2mediums,minum and trustee
Rachel: We were all together
Graham: All types. there were no set types on the blocks. but in two units it was minimum security. I was placed in Maximum Security and there were all types of different people there.
Gordon: County persons (misdemeanants) in one or two. Then felons in one or two. Then CDOC in another. And then weird persons in another (like mental persons). I really did not want to around anyone.
Marcus: 1 was intake, solitary confinement and protected, Work release/trustee were 2 and 4. 3 was 1/2 women and regular population. 5 was high risk felons and awaiting prison, and 6 was regular population.
Melissa: The Pod that I was in had everything from DUI's to Felony Manslaughter to Drug Charges to Misdemeanors to Traffic Offenders. It seemed mixed. I know that the Maximum Security people are housed elsewhere, and it's different.
Andrea: I was only in the one POD, which was varied levels of inmates, from just being processed and released to convicted violent felons. It didn't seem very organized. There are also NO GUARDS present in the LOCKED PODS. They are outside, in a different room.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Katrina: I liked max there was less women and most of the women that were housed in that pod had been to prison and on there way backso they know how to do there time i didnt like the blocks because most of the girls like to gossip and start drama.
Rachel: Was only on one
Graham: well honestly, there was nothing nice about the units. Each cell was 8x12 with three people in there. and the windows were covered so you couldn't see out in any way. the toilets only had 2 flushes every 20 mins and there were three of us in the cell!!! thats messed up.
Gordon: Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods. Certain Deputies that thought that they were gods.
Marcus: I really don't know how to answer this..? I guess 2 and 4 would have been nice because everybody there was there to do their time and get out. I remember intake as I said was the worst because I couldnt get medical attention, in fact the guards made fun of me for my broken hand instead of helping me until I crossed that nice guard (the human/humain one in my opinion).
Melissa: There was absolutely nothing nice about the Pods or about anything else in this pit of hell. It is filthy, infested, dangerous, disgusting, and unfit for humans to live.
Andrea: There was absolutely NOTHING nice about this hell hole. The floors, walls, and every surface was filthy. There were bugs. There were warnings posted on the bulletin board about spider bites. The "water" that was supposedly for "Drinking" was brown. The individual cells were tiny (about 5 feet wide) with a triple bunk bed, a toilet next to the door, and a metal stool/ledge.

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