JM: How many different blocks were there? Freya: 5-6 Jen: at least 11 that I know of. Cathy: I believe there are 11
JM: Did they have names? If so, what were they? Freya: I was in "the Annex"--minimum security block.
Others had letters from A-H Jen: They were refered to as units, and then letters
of the alphabet. I.E. Unit A, or Unit C. Cathy: Big J and Little J-women's general population.
Those were the only two that had nicknames that
I know of.
JM: Which types of inmates were housed in the different blocks? Freya: Don't know about the others--mine was lowest
security. Jen: Units A&B were Max security, A for Woman and B
for Men. C,D,& E were for male inmates with
medical issues, F was for men that needed to be
seperated from the general population. G & H
were general population for Men, J was General
Population for woman. Unit I is a rehab unit for
both men and woman, a.k.a. Theraputic Counseling. Cathy: A- max security for female inmates. B-max
security for male inmates. C, D, E-male inmates
with medical issues. F-male inmates that needed
to be segregated ffrom general pop. G & H-
general pop for men. J-General pop for women.
I-rehab unit for men and women in TC (Theraputic
JM: What do you remember being the nicest and worst parts about the different blocks? Freya: The annex was like a dorm that you couldn't
leave--room doors were usually not locked, lots
of tv, reading and card and board games. Food
was ok for institutional food. Jen: Do you really think there is anything nice about
jail? Cathy: There's nothing "nice" about being in jail!
But, I met some nice women and some of the COs
were awesome..friendly, helpful and they really
Worst parts were the noise, sleeping with the
lights on, the poor excuse for a "mattress" (1-
inch thick foam mat) and the food..yuck!