JM: How many different blocks were there? Todd: It was an open dorm setting. There were concrete
block dividers four feet tall and in each cubicle
there were four bunks with a drawer underneath.
And we were given a mattress and a thin sheet and
blanket. There was a guard station in the center
of the room. There were many of these cell blocks
but I'm not sure how many.
JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they? Todd: They were numeric
JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks? Todd: We were not separate by crimes but by violent
versus non-violent. Where I was someone was in
there for embezzlement, someone was in there for
stealing equipment from an orange grove. Some for
JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks? Todd: Believe it or not it was extremely clean. We were
assigned clean up detail chores and we had to do
that every day every meals. Place was always very
clean. We changed linen twice a week. The worst
was the food... it was horrible. It was fried
mystery meat I could never identify and grits is
not a breakfast.