JM: How often could you receive visitors? Megan: Weekly. We were allowed visitors (unless an inmate was
on lockdown, then this privelege was revoked) every
JM: Was the check-in process lengthy for those who came to see you? Megan: Not as far as I know. None of my visitors ever
complained about this. However, policies were not
clear (as far as what could be brought in, how it was
searched, etc.) and it seemed as though there was
preferential treatment in this process.
JM: What was the visiting environment like? Megan: There were between 10 and 12 stations. Inmate
"carrels" were situated in an L shape and visitors
were in the middle. The sound was often problematic
with the echoes from the visitor areas. There
wasn't enough separation or insulation to really be
able to hear. The phones didn't always work...they
would go in and out. It was also very dirty.