JM: How many different blocks were there? Randy: Where I was at, there were 12 different "units", as
we called them.
JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they? Randy: Challenge, Isis, Yemaya, Freedom, Kachina,
Crossroads, Voyager, Nova, Journey, Hope, Triumph,
JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks? Randy: Challenge was for new intakes, Isis and Yemaya were
for females, Crossroads was for violent offenders,
Voyager was for parole violators, Freedom and Hope
were for substance abusers, Nova and Journey were
for sex offenders, and Triumph was for the mentally
JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks? Randy: The nicest part was that they were all, for the
most part, well maintained buildings. They were
painted well and had some entertainment within
such as televisions and radios. The worst part
would have to be the inmates themselves. Most of
them were unforgiving, ruthless people who did not
care much about being there, and caused trouble.