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Interview with Grant, Will, Deshawn and Wes

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Grant: 5 different units
Will: 32
Deshawn: There were 20 units in the Nashua st jail and in the south bay jail had 3 units in the 3 building and in the 4 building there were 3 units.
Wes: about 200 or more

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Grant: 4 bldg, intergration unit, 3bldg, drug block, community work program, 1-2-1, pre release,the whole
Will: N/A
Deshawn: Unit 21 was the drug block unit, 22 was the gang unit, 41 was the workers unit 61 and 63 was the murder unit, 62 was flight risk unit, I don't remember the girls unit but they had one.
Wes: n/a

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Grant: based o0nj their classification, 3 bldg generqally got no moves due to incarceration behavior
Will: Depending on their case, level of security, and sex
Deshawn: Different gangs had there own blocks, there was a block for people that had a murder beef which was a murder case, flight risk people they thought would try to escape. Older folks that was the unit were they would have less problems and just wanted to do there time and go home.
Wes: gangmembers

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Grant: 3 bldg wild alot of people over crowed violent, pre release the best self explanatory can work get passes out in the community
Will: N/A (kept to my block mostly)
Deshawn: There was no nice parts about the blocks in jail, they all where bad. They all had different colors, and they all had a certain smell to them like recycled air. The only good blocks were the ones in the front of the building where you can see the people out front.
Wes: none

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