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

JM: Did you have regular access to telephones?
PJ: no
Katherine: Only during the times that we were not in lockdown which is 3 times a day. after breakfast Lunch and dinner. And none of the phones hardly worked.
Jimmy: not at all
Baldy: no, dont none of em really work, and anyways, wont none of your peeps accept the charges, cause the charges are too hefty for the average phone bill
Max: No4
Karen: Providing nobody is on them and that they work
Richard: yes regular acess to telephones
Danielle: barely. the phones were always going out and starting a bunch of drama

JM: What types of charges applied for calling people? How much money would you guess the average inmate spends per week on phone calls?
PJ: I don't remember
Katherine: It was always $2.25 a call for only 15 minutes of talk time. Thats expensive.
Jimmy: 2 dollars or something like that
Baldy: 3.95 for 5 minutes.and I like to talk, it keeps me from doing something stupid
Karen: Didnt call anyone while I was there others had people on the outside contact and place money in account the calls were 3.00 for 15 min
Richard: collect charges. i would not know too much about this question because i never really use the phone in jail except to call the public defender which is free
Danielle: i was omly able to call home 1x week. the charges were like $5 a call and my mom lived 20 mins away

JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out?
PJ: yes
Katherine: Nope just dial the number and the pin number they give you.
Jimmy: yes
Baldy: probaly
Karen: I think its the family members on the outside that buy them for you
Richard: no it is collect or three way only i believe
Danielle: no but i wish we could have

JM: Did the jail screen your calls?
PJ: yes
Katherine: Sometimes, They say they do but not really. only if you give them a reason to.
Jimmy: maybe
Baldy: you know they do, specially if they are seeking information against you
Max: yes
Karen: I hear they do again I didnt make any calls
Richard: no they did not screen them
Danielle: of course they did!! all the time

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