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Good Behavior

Interview with Lena, Janis, Anna and Malcolm

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Lena: There wasn't any chance of that for me.
Janis: No my time was mandated. I got good time conduct credits, but I had to be transferred, so it really didn't help.
Anna: No I was able to get out early because I found out while incarcerated that I had a tumor in my pituitary gland.
Malcolm: yes, i got out 40 days early because of good behavior and the fact i was a trustee worker

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Lena: Usually it's half time.
Janis: Usually one day off for every two days of good conduct. I'm not sure what is now though. Classes or other programs and church attendance can get you time off as well.
Anna: I actually have no idea.
Malcolm: you can get 1 third of your time off

JM: What types of actions do you need to avoid in order to get time off? Did you ever witness somebody losing time off for good behavior?
Lena: What you would expect. Don't give the guards any trouble. That's true for my situation at least.
Janis: Fighting, disrespecting the deputies, argumentative, smoking cigarettes, doing drugs, bringing drugs into the facility, illegal cell phone use....some of these things not only get you time off but a new case too.
Anna: I have no idea. I thought that was only prison. I remember I heard that an inmate had to mop floors in order to get out of suicide watch.
Malcolm: you must follow all jail house rules and keep your leaving space neat at all times..I saw many ppl lose good time for fighting and stealing mostly..

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