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Good Behavior

Interview with Alan and Martin

JM: Did you get off early based on good behavior?
Alan: No I was not eligible for time off due to good behavior.
Martin: yes they give you 1.2 days good time in iowa

JM: What is the most time off you can receive for good behavior?
Alan: Sentence reduction for being a Trustee would reduce time 3/1.
Martin: 1.2 days for every ten days served in polk county iowa

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?
Alan: To get time off I would have to be a Trustee. Not start trouble. Follow the rules. Other inmates would lose time off for fighting, not following orders and disrespecting the Guards.
Martin: you need to not fight with anyone or steal from any one or not hourd food or get involved in confrontation with the sherriffs or cos

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