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Interview with Kandra and Paul

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Kandra: I believe that there are six for the Atlanta City Jail but I cannot be certain as I was only in the booking area of Atlanta City Jail.
Paul: 6 but to look in the jail you cant tell the difference

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Kandra: I don't know if they had names but I am sure that they must have letters and numbers to designate the areas.
Paul: no, just block numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,sometimes the inmates had their own names for some of the blocks

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Kandra: I am not sure for Atlanta City Jail but they are definitely separate areas for men and women. Likely, as in Miami, they separate the pedophiles and others like high profile inmates (ones who make the news or officers).
Paul: 1 a block for the petty violators like uninating in the park, drinking in public and overagressive panhandling 2,3,and 4 guys that are sentenced to short terms, less than 90 days 5 inmates waiting to be moved to the prison they have been sentenced to, 6 guys with known gang connections

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Kandra: I don't know since I was only there once for a short while. I did not have the chance to go on the different blocks to determine if there were variations in them. My stay at Atlanta City Jail was limited to the booking area as I was waiting for my bail to come through soon after my arrest.
Paul: i think the nicest was block 1, these people were just down on thier luck,extremely humble and just wanted another drink lol.....the worst was the block with the gangs, there was always fights and violence over there, but it was interesting because you try to figure out what is going on in the mind of some of them

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