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Interview with Ron, Hugh and Stevan

JM: How often could you receive visitors?
Ron: visitors could come by three days a week for thirty minutes each visit or one hour once a week.
Hugh: Once a week for an hour. Behind glass talking on an old pay phone receiver.
Stevan: We got to see our visitors once a week it all depended on wut pod we were in

JM: Was the check-in process lengthy for those who came to see you?
Ron: yes up to an hour wait each visit.
Hugh: I think the first time it was, but after the initial paperwork it was not as bad. My block only did 2 visits at a time.
Stevan: I don't know I nevr asked them wether it was or not it very well might of been but I didn't really care enogh to ask

JM: What was the visiting environment like?
Ron: good but sad.
Hugh: It was a small concrete room with a dividing wall, metal stool and counter, large glass window, and the phone. The guard booth was behind the area the inmates sit. No physical contact, no passing objects, and with a terrible echo, no privacy for any type of personal or intimate conversation.
Stevan: Every week u get calle out for one short hour you walk out of ur cell walk into a small room wit a chair a phone a nd a monitor who ever visits u in coming in on the screen. You pick up the phone to talk to ur people

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