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Interview with Maria, Tommy, Mark, Marilyn, Rafael and Blair

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Maria: fifty maybe
Tommy: 5 pods
Mark: I have no idea, but there are at least 5 floors on each jail building with multple (up to 7 pods) on each floor
Marilyn: i believe there are 4 possibly 5
Rafael: On my floor 4
Blair: On my floor there were 6 blocks (A-F)

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Maria: a-f pod on more than ten diffent floors
Tommy: a,b,c,d,e,and f pod
Mark: You are identified by what building -north jail, what floor-3rd, what pod-E, and bunk-36
Marilyn: no there were no names just letters ie....A,B,C,D, ect ect
Rafael: Is letter names and numbers
Blair: The blocks were named by the alphabet. A-pod through F-pod.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Maria: worst or more higher points where main jail
Tommy: all gp
Mark: The biggest amount of inmates are classified as minimum security--these can be murderers awaiting trail to first time dui guys. The just are believed to have no enemies in jail
Marilyn: depending on your crime most of the inmates are housed in the general housing area. inmates with high power crimes are usually placed in protective custody and where bright yellow.
Rafael: Gang releated and none gang related
Blair: Four of the pods were for any inmate who had a controling case that had to do with any sexually based offense, protective custody. The two remaining pods were for the gang drop outs, one for the Northerners and another for the Southerners.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Maria: north jail was the nice and the hoe was the worst m-j 6-a
Tommy: nothing nice about waking up in jail
Mark: sleeping, it is the only way time goes by fast
Marilyn: well i believe to the best of my knowledge the 4 pods on the 6th floor were all the same. now the old jail there were a lot of different blocks all cells were different but they were very ran down and i think there was only one toilet and shower for every 12 inmates and they new jail is 3 inmates to a cell
Rafael: My pod was a calm pod
Blair: I was confined to B-Pod so I can't fully answer this question. The nicest thing about my pod was that I was able to establish myself in there as the most intelligent inmate. Everyone came to me for answers. The worst part of my pod was hearing all the horrendous thing people did to get arrested.

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