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Interview with Nathan

JM: How many different blocks were there?
Nathan: A dorm has 4 units. B dorm has 4 units. C dorm has 4 units. Each unit inside each dorm holds 60 inmates.

JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they?
Nathan: A-1, A-2, A-3, and so on.

JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks?
Nathan: In one unit they would have capital crimes (murder, rape), violent crimes, non violent, juveniles, basically it is set up like that. There are no misdemeanors. If its a misdemeanor they will keep you in the drunk tank until you are released, and usually the judge will release you pretty quick if that is the case.

JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks?
Nathan: C-2 or C-3 is a Trustee unit. That unit is for the jail workers. Most of those are still pretrial. They work because they get more time out of their cell. Otherwise, a lot of times you only get an hour a day outside the cell because they are so short staffed.

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