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Interview with Ralph and Alex

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Ralph: There were pods, one big general room. On one door was door leading to the gym. Each pod has 22 cells and on two floors. 2 men to a cell.
Alex: Four levels and each level had four blocks.

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Ralph: The pod name was A,B,C plus level number.
Alex: The first floor was 100 and A, B, C, and D all the way up to 400. 100, 200, 300, and 400.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Ralph: They seperated between general population, the hole, medical and reintergration and orientation.
Alex: There was the guys who came in and where put on level 400 and then they would place you on a certain level and block depending on how you acted around other inmates and staff. also depending on mental health.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Ralph: The nicest part was the work relase pod where I was staying because the doors were always unlocked. The worst thing was how close everyone is. It's really alot of people crammed into a small area.
Alex: The intake block was good cause of TV but otherwise it sucked cause of how long it takes and you cant lay down or go anywhere but the one room. A200 the block I was in the longest is nice cause full access to the gym whenever you want never had to wait the bad part is though there is up to 50+ guys in there.

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