Interview with Hugh
JM: Did you have regular access to telephones?
Hugh: Yes. They are available from 9am-8pm. You can
call collect or make free local calls to bails
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: $25 calling card gives you 4/15 minute calls.
JM: Did you need to buy phone cards to call out?
Hugh: Phone cards cost $25 a piece. You have to buy 4
of them to use all your minutes. Everytime you
make a call they take $1.
JM: Did the jail screen your calls?
Hugh: Yes they screen your calls and read all your
letters in and out.
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