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Good Behavior

Interview with Jared, Bree, George, Sherry and Timothy

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Jared: no, its hard to stay out of wake up each day and wonder if today is the day you will get raped or jumped for no reason
Bree: yes i got a total of 35 days off my sentence
George: yes i did 165 out of 180 days sentence for it.
Sherry: Yes I completed a rehab program while incarcerated and as of completion I was released two days early.
Timothy: Yes, if you don't get a DR (disciplinary report), you get 5 extra days a month for good behavior. So i was sentenced to 90 days, did 75.

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Jared: about 3 months a year
Bree: it all depends, you get 2 days off every week that your a trustee
George: You have to do 85 percent of your sentence.
Sherry: If I remember correctly its three days a month.
Timothy: 5 days a month normally for good behavior, if your a trustee (jail worker) you get 5 extra days a month, so the max is 10 days per month.

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?
Jared: you need to work hard, stay out of the day rooms and dont stand out
Bree: you just need to kiss the officers butt and do what they tell you to. they treat trustees alot better then the regular inmates. i seen someone lose all of there time because of jelly packets
George: Avoid any and all confrontations.You only respond when someone puts their hands on you.Inmates will get whats called a DR discipline refferal and so many of them will wipe out any good time.
Sherry: You can become a trustee which is someone who is in jail but works in the jail. makes food does laundry ect. However any time gained can always be taken away.
Timothy: Basically anything morally wrong, no stealing, fighting, any kind of illegal stuff will get you a DR. I have witnessed multiple people getting in trouble for various things, contraband, fights, ect..

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