JM: Did you have regular access to telephones? Hugh: Just collect calls. Jennifer: They were like pay phones and you cant make a call
to someone unless someone had a callingcard on there
phone. Johnny: I had regular access to telephones: yes.
JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls? Hugh: $3 something per connection and up to 50 cents
per minute. Jennifer: Inmates dont pay for the calls but if you wana talk
to them then you have to pay. Johnny: I do not believe that I was charged for calling people. I can't say
what the average inmate spends per week on phone calls.
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out? Hugh: Your family could put time on their cell
phones. Jennifer: No, but the person on the other line needs one to
accept Johnny: No: no phone card was needed to call out.
JM: Did the jail screen your calls? Hugh: There was a message that would let you know your
phone call was being recorded. Jennifer: Im not sure but i bet they did they read your mail
so i dont dout it. Johnny: Not to my knowledge: no.