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Good Behavior

Interview with PJ, Katherine, Jimmy, Baldy, Max, Karen, Richard and Danielle

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
PJ: yes
Katherine: No absolutly not. In my case, good behavior did not matter. The only time your good behavior would count is if you were sentenced and I was not.
Jimmy: yes got out after serving 295 days
Baldy: never
Max: No
Karen: didnt aplly to me
Richard: no,you cannot be releasesd from sharpes only based on good behavior
Danielle: i was a trustee so i had to work or else i would lose my gain time

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
PJ: 2 months
Katherine: 10 days a month.
Jimmy: you can get a third of your sentence reduced
Baldy: 10 dayz
Karen: I heard from other inmates if you are in there long enough to become a trustee you get up to 10 days a month
Richard: you can receive 10 days a month for being an inmate worker
Danielle: 10 days a month is the max

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?
PJ: Pay attention to everything the guards told you. Never back talk to the guards or gripe. Did every single task to a high degree with cleaning and stuff.
Katherine: Going into confinement in this case we call it "THE BOX"
Jimmy: no fights, talking back to officers, follow the rules
Baldy: stay outta fights, and all that crap
Karen: No fights, contraband,sexual activity, or hoarding food. Oh and dont disrespect the guards who treat you like total scum either
Richard: staying out of trouble,keeping to yourself and trying to be an inmate worker to help yourself get an early eos date which is end of sentence date
Danielle: people were always losing gain time for stupid dtuff. stealing chicken patties out the kitchen or eggs or tacos. whatever they could get their hands on. even red ink pens.

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