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Full interview (by category)Interview with Charles, Rich, Kevin, Molly, Jeremy, Chad and Laura
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JM: How many different blocks were there?
Charles: At least 6.
Rich: there were 6 pods 1 and 2 were for women, pod 6 was intake and protective custody for men, pod 5 was lock up for men and pods 3 and 4 were general population for men
Kevin: There were six pods, one trustee dormitory, and five annex dormitories.
Chad: 6 pods in main jail. 2 female, 3 mail, and 1 was considered "maximum security" lockup. there was also an annex which is like an open dorm separate from the main jail
Laura: not sure. wild guess men and womens pod
JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Rich: no just went by what they were numbered pod 1 pod 4 etc.
Kevin: Pod1, Pod2, Pod3, etc.; Annex1, Annex2, etc.; and the trustee dorm.
Molly: Pods (pod 1, pod2...)
Jeremy: They were numbered 1-6
Chad: not named, just numbered
Laura: the only thing i van remember wad my side was called pod C
JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Charles: Violent and Non-Violent offenders.
Rich: pod 1 and 2 women- pod 3and 4 men - pod 5 lockup - pod 6 intake and protective custody for men
Kevin: Pod1 and Pod2 are women; Pod6 is receiving evaluation; Pod5 is the more problematic inmates; Pod3 is protective custody; Annex is all shorter sentences that do not qualify for the trustee dorm; Trustee dorm are those with non-violent charges
Jeremy: 172, four inmates to an 8-10 cell.
Chad: all mixed. unless a behavior problem, then you go to lockup
Laura: well if course they had the men and women seperate. and i saw they had gay women alone im pretty sure they had the gay guesd separate abd people who acted out were probably alone
JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Charles: I was lucky, I had good cellmates.
Rich: they were all exactly the same at least the ones i was in
Kevin: I did not see much of the blocks because I was in the Trustee Dorm, where I could get out and ride to the store with officers to pick up supplies, had personal visits where there was not a glass between myself and my visitors.
Molly: I was only in one pod.
Jeremy: They were all the same and there were no "nice" parts. It was a county jail.
Chad: nothing really nice. very crowded
Laura: the nicest part about my block is when i aas valled off it to get my things together i could go. and getting bit by something the first night i was there wasnt fun either. there wasnt anything good about ut. nothing in my favor i wasnt at home. very cold and uncomfortable
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